Name: Tarek Adawy Title: General manager, USA Company, city: EgyptAir, New York, New York Number of employees: 20 in New York; 9,000 in Cairo Recent project: Working on opening new gateways in the United States First job: EgyptAir ticket agent in Cairo Little-known fact about you: I am a Backstreet Boys

Name: Rob Gurney Title: CEO Company, city: oneworld; New York, New York Number of employees: The central oneworld team numbers around 30, but oneworld member airlines collectively employ 400,000. Recent project: I don’t think of things as projects but as a stream of initiatives to make the customer experience

Name: Charles E. “Chilly” Ewing, Sr. Title: Director of concessions Company, city: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Atlanta, Georgia Number of employees: 63,000 employees overall; 6,000 in concessions Recent project: Completing request for proposals for new concession vendors, and our Global Runway event First job: As a youngster, I worked at