Tom Klein is the former president and CEO of Sabre Corporation, a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry headquartered in Southlake, Texas. Sabre provides a broad suite of innovative technology to airlines, hotels, travel agencies and travel management organizations. He retired from Sabre at the end of December 2016 following 28 years with the company. Prior to taking the helm of Sabre as President in 2010 and additionally as CEO in 2013, Mr. Klein served in a number of leadership roles at Sabre, including group president of Sabre Travel Network and Sabre Airline Solutions. His first role with Sabre was leading a Sabre joint venture in Mexico. Before joining Sabre, Mr. Klein held sales, marketing, and operations roles at American Airlines and Consolidated Freightways, Inc. In 2006 and 2007, he was recognized by Business Travel News as one of the industry’s “25 Most Influential Executives.” Mr. Klein serves on the board of directors of Cedar Fair Entertainment. He also sits on the board of trustees at Villanova University. In 2010, he was appointed to the board of directors of Brand USA by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and currently serves as chair of the board. He was previously a member of the executive committee for the World Travel & Tourism Council (2009-2016) and was appointed to the U.S. President’s Advisory Council for Doing Business in Africa. Mr. Klein earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the Villanova School of Business in 1984.