Blockchain Travel Distribution Platform Winding Tree Appoints Eric Leopold As Strategic Advisor
Blockchain travel platform Winding Tree has announced the appointment of Eric Leopold to a general advisory role.
Founded in June 2017, Winding Tree enables startups and companies to gain direct access to travel service providers’ offerings without the need for intermediaries. It connects buyers and sellers via a set of smart contracts and open-source tools in a non-rent-seeking manner without taking a transaction fee. At the same time, the participants of the Winding Tree platform are able to govern the platform collaboratively. The platform already boasts numerous airlines including Air France-KLM, Lufthansa and subsidiary Eurowings, Swiss Air, Swissport, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, and Air New Zealand.
Prior to Winding Tree, Leopold spent 15 years at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), where he served as…