Dave Bakker has been appointed chief executive officer of BagsID, developer of the first image-based baggage recognition solution for the airport sector.
Dave Bakker brings with him many years of experience in the aviation industry, most recently at SITA, where he was senior vice-president global services and president for the European Region. Prior to that, he worked in various sales and leadership roles at DELL Technologies.
Bakker said: "I am excited to join the BagsID team and take our revolutionary technology to market and change the way bags are handled within the industry. BagsID’s mission is "better air travel with no-tag bags" which will deliver significant benefits for airlines, ground handlers, airports and most importantly, for passengers. I look forward to working with our global partners to provide these capabilities to the aviation industry".
With over four billion bags checked in globally every year, baggage handling plays a critical role in the seamless door-to-door passenger journey and the sustainability drive in aviation. BagsID’s baggage recognition solution leverages computer vision technology, providing valuable insights to airports and airlines, helping increase their performance and capacity.