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BoldIQ and Gozen Holding Announce Strategic Partnership

Bellevue, WA (September 9, 2021) – BoldIQ and Gozen Holding are announcing their strategic partnership to deliver a uniquely responsive solution for Gozen’s workforce management enterprise.

Looking to drive further growth, Gozen will integrate BoldIQ’s best-in-class optimization technology, Solver, to enhance and augment its planning and scheduling process. Solver, powered by AI and programmed by expert Operations Research scientists, will support Gozen’s technology centric initiatives.

“We are very excited to be partnering with an industry leader in Gozen Holding,” said Shelly Freeman, COO at BoldIQ, “Our team looks forward to supporting Gozen’s continued growth with a solution that will increase network efficiency for their large and diverse workforce operations, on-demand and in real-time.”

“Optimization is very crucial for our operation to increase customer satisfaction and to maximize our workforce” said Sevket Numanoglu, CTO at Gozen Holding. “In 42 years of history in Gozen, our team members have always been the key to our business and the ongoing success. We chose BoldIQ to support us in our journey to actively boost engagement in workplace, provide greater service to our customers and increase our market share in the field of aviation and technology.”

About Gozen Holding

GÖZEN HOLDING is a group of companies, rendering services in the field of airlines, representation, supervision, fuel, controlling, brokerage, security, training and software products in the aviation industry. Based on its experience and know-how gained over 42 years, Gözen Holding has become a brand in the industry by gathering its companies Gözen Air Services, Freebird Airlines, Gözen Security Services, Free Bird Travel, IFTC International Flight Training Center, Flydog K9 Services, Gözen GSA and Gözen Digital Aviation under the same roof. Gözen Holding continues its successful activities in the tourism and aviation sector with its more than 3.200 employees. Learn more about them at www.gozenholding.com.

Private Aviation Innovators BoldIQ and FL3XX Announce Strategic Partnership

Bellevue, WA – (July 26, 2021): BoldIQ and FL3XX are combining forces to deliver a uniquely responsive private aviation service.

Looking to drive further growth, FL3XX will integrate BoldIQ’s best-in-class optimization technology, Solver, to enhance and augment its planning and scheduling process. Solver, powered by AI and programmed by expert Operations Research scientists, will support this leader in Operations Management Systems.

“We are tremendously excited by this partnership with an industry leading company in FL3XX,” said Shelly Freeman, COO at BoldIQ, “Our team looks forward to supporting FL3XX’s growth with a solution that will increase network efficiency for BA operators, on-demand and in real-time.”

“At FL3XX we digitize, automate and optimize all aviation processes. The partnership with BoldIQ fully aligns with this vision” said Stefan Oberender, COO at FL3XX, ” We are very excited to work closely with the expert team at BoldIQ and offer this ultimate optimization technology to our users.”

About FL3XX

Founded in 2010, FL3XX is the leading web and app based aviation management platform for charter and scheduled airlines. The platform helps teams in sales, ops, management, rostering and maintenance to manage and optimize flights extremely fast, reliably, and in-sync.

Over 80 operators worldwide already rely on the feature-complete service and can seamlessly connect to over 100 integrated services and save thousands of work hours every month.
FL3XX operates out of its headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

For more info, visit www.fl3xx.com

About BoldIQ

BoldIQ provides on-demand scheduling in real-time at a large scale for dynamic customers whose complex operations change daily. Built on a strong foundation of Operations Research science and operational AI, BoldIQ’s Solver is an advanced planning and scheduling platform delivering safe, quick and cost-effective technology for true on-demand scheduling for operations at scale.

BoldIQ’s optimized scheduling helps customers free up to 30% of their resources and reduce operating costs by up to 25%, increasing profitability of up to 20%.

BoldIQ COO Shelly Freeman joins Forbes Business Council

Seattle (March 24, 2021) — BoldIQ’s Chief Operating Officer Shelly Freeman has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.

Shelly was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Shelly into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Shelly will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. She will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share her expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

“I am very excited to join this tremendously valuable community” said Shelly after being informed of her selection. “I look forward to contributing from my knowledge and expertise to help others, while also furthering BoldIQ’s leadership role in bringing cutting-edge AI technology to complex planning and scheduling scenarios. This has become especially critical as we move into a post-pandemic footing.”

 

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Private Aviation Innovators BoldIQ and Jet Edge International Announce Partnership

Bellevue, WA – October 15, 2020 – BoldIQ and Jet Edge International are combining forces to deliver a uniquely responsive private aviation service. Looking to drive further growth, Jet Edge will employ BoldIQ’s best-in-class optimization technology, Solver, to enhance and augment its planning and scheduling process. Solver, powered by AI and programmed by expert Operations Research scientists, will support this leader in the burgeoning private aviation sector.

“We are tremendously excited by this partnership with a great company like Jet Edge,” said Shelly Freeman, COO at BoldIQ, “Our team looks forward to supporting its growth with a solution that will increase utilization and network efficiency in real-time.”

“BoldIQ’s optimization technology will be a key enabler as we expand our fleet and product set,” noted Jet Edge CBDO Gary Waldman, “This partnership will provide the capability to adapt even more quickly to a changing market as we pursue our mission of providing a complete end-to-end aviation services solution for all private jet flyers, buyers, and aircraft owners worldwide.”

About Jet Edge International
Jet Edge International is a premier private aviation services platform that provides a full suite of services to aircraft owners, including flight operations, charter services, in-house maintenance and repairs, and aircraft sales and acquisitions. The company was built to service the most sophisticated individuals and corporations in the world with focus on safety, security, and flawless execution. Jet Edge is a Top 3 Large-cabin charter operator in the United States and adheres to the three most prominent safety standards in the industry: ARGUS Platinum, Wyvern Wingman, and the International Standard for Business Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 certification.
For more information about JetEdge International aircraft management, private jet charter, and aircraft sales please visit: www.flyjetedge.com.

You may also view this announcement on the JetEdge site.

About BoldIQ
BoldIQ provides on-demand scheduling in real-time at a large scale for dynamic customers whose complex operations change daily. Built on a strong foundation of Operations Research science and operational AI, BoldIQ’s Solver is an advanced planning and scheduling platform delivering safe, quick and cost-effective technology for true on-demand scheduling for operations at scale.
BoldIQ’s optimized scheduling helps customers free up to 30% of their resources and reduce operating costs by up to 25%, increasing profitability of up to 20%.

BoldIQ a top 50 Admired Company for 2020

CEO Views have selected BoldIQ as one of the top 50 Admired Companies of the year 2020.

With its AI-powered planning and scheduling solutions for aviation, logistics, and other complex industries, the company’s Solver is state-of-the-art technology for real-time decision making to drive greater utilization and maximum efficiency. Even at this unprecedented time, Solver customers continue to grow, be profitable, and scale to keep pace with disruption and increasing customer demand. Not surprisingly, at BoldIQ’s core is a customer-centric, delivery-focused team. These scientists and technologists are the foundation of the company’s performance and delivery excellence.

“It’s a great honor to announce BoldIQ as one of the top 50 Admired Companies of the year 2020,” said Ben Johnson, Managing Editor of CEO Views.

“We are constantly innovating and improving Solver,” remarked Shelly Freeman, COO of BoldIQ,” and are therefore grateful to be recognized as one of the best in class in the technology landscape.”

About BoldIQ

BoldIQ provides on-demand scheduling in real-time at a large scale for dynamic customers whose complex operations change daily. Built on a strong foundation of Operations Research science and operational AI, BoldIQ’s Solver is an advanced planning and scheduling platform delivering safe, quick and cost-effective technology for true on-demand scheduling for operations at scale. BoldIQ’s optimized scheduling helps customers free up to 30% of their resources and reduce operating costs by up to 25%, increasing profitability of up to 20%.

About CEO Views

Published from Farmington Hills, Michigan, CEO Views is a print and digital magazine that aims towards providing the perfect platform for entrepreneurs to connect with the industry peers while exploring and understanding innovations that are changing the technology landscape of today and moving towards a newer world.

Read more about the award here.

Keeping Pilots, Crew and Passengers Safe During Pandemic Conditions

There is no precedent in the aviation industry for how difficult 2020 has been so far.

“Financially, 2020 will go down as the worst year in the history of aviation.” declared Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO. And as The Economist points out in this sobering report “this won’t just affect foreign holidays; it could disrupt the workings of the globalized world.”

However, halfway through this unimaginable year, we are finally seeing indications that air travel is starting to take wing once again. Private aviation is leading the way, with bookings up to around 80% of pre-pandemic levels. Not surprisingly, a significant number of these flights are new private jet fliers.

As more and more people look to take to the skies once again, we are helping our private aviation customers do the utmost to provide a safe, supportive and productive work environment while helping them keep sight of business goals and risks.

Our scientists and developers have spent a great deal of time over the last few challenging months helping these customers rethink how COVID-19 impacts customer and crew safety procedures, analyzing associated planning and scheduling implications, and projecting business impacts for various scenarios.

Passenger and crew safety are of course still the paramount drivers. However, today’s environment compels the added constraint of limiting human contact to the safety calculus. Even at the best of times, pilots and crews prefer to get back to home base every day if possible. Today, this has become a key driver for many planning and scheduling decisions.

Currently, we can reduce the number of contacts outside home and create work bubbles by grouping and pairing crews. Importantly, the schedule keeps them just a drive home at the end of the last leg whenever possible. This protects them as well as the passengers by limiting and even eliminating hotel stays, meaning they can avoid contact with different crews and terminal personnel as well as drivers and other service staff.

In short, our customers are using new rules to reduce overnights and travel times for crews. This keeps them in the air and reduces the general exposure for both them and their passengers.

Read the original article on LinkedIn.

BoldIQ named one of 50 Leading Companies for 2020

50 Leading Companies

 

In the latest of a string of honors for the Seattle-based software solutions provider, Silicon Review has named BoldIQ one of the 50 leading technology companies of 2020.

As one of the world’s trusted online and print community for business and technology professionals, Silicon Review choose BoldIQ for its innovative software platform. The company’s flagship product, Solver, combines AI with expert Operations Research science to deliver a leading optimization platform for advanced scheduling, disruption management and instant availability checks.

“We are excited to be selected as one of the leading companies this year,” said Shelly Freeman, BoldIQ’s COO, “All the credit is due to our team of dedicated and whip-smart people who continue to build complex scheduling solutions for our aviation and logistics customers.”

Read about the award here, and find a more detailed review of BoldIQ here.

BoldIQ’s Solver featured in Tech Company News interview

In a recent interview with Tech Company News, BoldIQ’s Pete Moe talked about Solver, the AI-powered advanced planning and scheduling platform that is now moving beyond its roots in the private aviation industry. As other mission-critical and costly operations, such as surgery, or even logistics, need also to keep pace with daily disruptions and increasing customer demand.

As Pete tells it : “We enable them to scale for growth and profitability by ensuring the greatest possible resource utilization in real-time.”

Read the full interview

BoldIQ’s OR scientists have changed the future of business

Operations Research (OR) is a young science, going back only to WWII, when the kind of collaborative AI we use for advanced planning and scheduling today was the stuff of science fiction. And while BoldIQ’s own OR scientists Alex Khmelnitsky and Eugene Taits are not quite of that vintage, they clearly remember how they came to realize the potential of OR in an increasingly on-demand world.

“We came from totally different fields,” explains Alex, “We were working on image compression technology, and then compression for audio and video.”

“And before that, theoretical physics and applied mathematics, so we were kind of total amateurs in this field, which turned out to be a good thing,” Eugene interjects with a chuckle.

Just to be clear, these “amateurs”, both original members of the BoldIQ team, are PhDs: Alex from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and Eugene from the Belarusian State Technological University.

“But seriously, we think this gave us a fresh viewpoint on the problems as we started working on jet service optimization,” Alex continues, “From the very beginning OR was actually dedicated to optimizing scheduling and resource assignments. In fact, some of the very early computers were tasked with maximizing utilization problems, although it wasn’t yet ingrained in business thinking.”

“This was mostly in the planning stages, for static processes,” Eugene adds, “For instance, modeling a full supply chain. But computers were too slow, and there was no way to supply the necessary data to support real time decision making.”

And despite infinite advances in processing power, bandwidth and an abundance of data, they are still surprised at times by what they discover when it comes to business planning and scheduling.

“Even in the 21st century, there are big companies that are still scheduling in a highly manual way, using spreadsheets,” remarks Eugene, “and this is not suited very well to a schedule that changes fairly often due to disruptions.”

Alex picks up the point: “People are used to certain historical ways of solving planning problems, and these unfortunately continue to be taught. These are not applicable to real-time scheduling problems. Today, we can replace many assumptions and statistical predictions, and create more complicated models, as there is so much more data available to describe the scheduling process.”

“It’s like solving a very large multi-dimensional puzzle,” says Eugene, “These are complex problems that are very difficult to solve. But, if you can clearly describe the rules associated with your business, you can make critical business decisions much faster and with much better accuracy.”

This is so much more critical today, as on-demand takes on a whole new meaning. Customers want it here and now, or they will go where they can get it. And while OR is truly a science, like most science, there is an art to crafting problem models.

Not surprisingly, both men agree the most rewarding, and most challenging, part of OR is modeling. They credit their physics backgrounds, and a love of clean code, as the solid foundation from which they launched into operations research.

“In physics, to understand how a part of the universe works, you must first model it, and then solve using mathematical methods,” Alex explains, “A good model gives good results, and the physics really helped us know how to build good models.”

“And like physics, a significant amount of intuition and creativity is required for the modeling,” Eugene continues, “There are so many ways to describe a process, only some of which are helpful, and only some of those are computer-friendly. The ability to create a common-sense model that is also programmable, this is where the art comes in.”

As for the future, Eugene and Alex have a goal that will transform operations research: a generic optimization engine capable of solving a vast range of complex planning and scheduling problems.

“Our vision is that practically any complex optimization problem will be solved, and ultimately, without modeling or programming skills, only by natural human language input” states Alex.

“Why not?” asks Eugene, “Anywhere there is a mix of different processes, resources and events, and especially anywhere the schedule changes reasonably often due to disruptions, we now have the processing power, the bandwidth and the data to use AI for real-time decision making. ”

BoldIQ named as one of the 30 fastest growing tech companies

Already seen as a top local company, Seattle-based BoldIQ is now getting national recognition with its next generation platform for AI-optimized real-time scheduling to help its customers scale, grow and be more profitable.

The Silicon Review interviewed CEO Erez Yarkoni as part of its spotlight on BoldIQ. With its initial success helping companies like NetJet get off the ground in a major way, Yarkoni is now leading a strong and growing team in taking BoldIQ’s proven platform out to more and different markets.

“It’s a demand-driven world, uninhibited by the constraints of supply, timing and disruption, ” said Yarkoni, “A business needs to be available whenever and wherever customers call. We help them figure out how to do that. Because our solution integrates into their operations management system, usually some sort of CRM or ERP platform, we collect the real time status of their available resources and pending service requests. This means that our proposed solutions are built holistically from a network perspective. When you can consider the whole picture like that, you can really ensure the right resources are assigned to the right task.”

 

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