Michael Becker is the founder and managing director of E-travel GMBH, specializing in management consulting for Europe and North America. His consulting encompasses analyzing and optimizing the entire process of the individual´s travel needs, including associated processes to contracts with service providers. Mr. Becker´s goal is to offer a seamless booking process, as well as being able to obtain travel budget/expense reports that correspond to the traveler´s needs.
For more than two decades Mr. Becker has lead business travel into a digitalized era. Subsequently after two years of having great success with a branch travel agency, he cofounded AER Consolidator. In 1994 he and his partner formed Fides Reisen Lufthansa City Center and is also co-founder of Business Plus Lufthansa City Center, now better known as Business Center for corporate travel. In 1996 under Mr. Becker´s management, an online booking system was created. With the growing internet presence, there are now over 300 Lufthansa City Center online agencies, and over 4000 being utilized by the Lufthansa City Center travelNet.
Not only is Mr. Becker the managing director and partner at with Fides Reisen, Inc. but also a member of the supervisory board at Lufthansa City Center Travel Agency Partner and the LCC24.com online portal since 2007. On a local level, he is extensively involved as a member of the Berlin IHK Tourist Committee, and in the Merchants/Industrialists in Berlin.
Dr. Byerley has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, as project manager and project director, and working in sales in the tourism sector. He has worked and directed projects with the British government, Lufthansa, Deutsche Telekom and Alcatel. These projects included partnerships and required concise leadership during the actual project phase. Often times Dr. Byerley would step in as “acting CEO or Director” for companies that he had projects with due to his clear leadership know-how.
Dr. Byerley has a Bachelor of Science degree and a PhD in Psychology from the University College London, and a Master`s of Science from Imperial College London. He also has over 40 publications, including the book “Computers, Communication and Usability” published by North Holland.