Thales Group - Dominique Giannoni
CEO, Thales InFlyt Experience
Dominique Giannoni was appointed to the position of CEO for Thales InFlyt Experience – formerly Thales In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity – in July 2013. In this capacity, Mr. Giannoni is revolutionizing passenger engagement throughout the travel experience by creating smart opportunities for airlines. He is leveraging Thales’ extensive aerospace, aviation, satellite and cyber-secure data communications experience, to deliver better solutions for passengers and airlines that make a difference everywhere.
As part of this commitment, Mr. Giannoni is strongly focused on customer satisfaction to ensure that both the passenger experience and airline operations are effectively supported by innovative and competitive products and systems that embrace growing consumer trends.
Mr. Giannoni has been in different leadership positions with Thales for more than 12 years, during which time he focused on both military and commercial aerospace markets.  He joined Thales in 2003 as head of the company’s Underwater Systems business for submarines and then later led the Thales Military Avionics business. Prior to Mr. Giannoni joining Thales, he held different management positions at Capgemini with their Telecom & Media division as well as with the French Defence Ministry.
Mr. Giannoni holds a Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an Engineering degree from ENSTA ParisTech and a Management Degree from INSEAD. He took part in the 65th defense policy session of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale – 2012-2013 cycle. He lives with his family in South California.