Yanick Larose was appointed VP of R&D-NBU (New Businesses) in November 2013. He is responsible of the development of products in different businesses such Rail, Hotel, Airport IT, Travel Intelligence, Car, Cruise & Insurance. The NBU Product Engineering Group has been created to develop emerging and high potential businesses, diversifying Amadeus’ opportunities.
Yanick joined Amadeus in November 1992 and has worked in various positions in development and management of front-office, mid-office and reporting products. Before his current role, Yanick was Director, Product Development since Nov 2007; he was responsible for the development and deployment of e-Travel Management Corporate (self-booking tool) & Selling Platform Connect for travel agencies.
Prior to joining our company, Yanick worked as a Research and Development engineer, both at the Bull Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence in Paris, and at the Artificial Intelligence R&D Centre of Swedish Telecom, in Stockholm, Sweden between 1986 and 1991.
Yanick holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Paris Jussieu and the Ecole Normale Superieure, St Cloud and a Graduate's degree in Business Management from the University of Nice.
A French national, Yanick also speaks English and Swedish.