Neel is a recognized leader in the global aviation industry where he is focused on commercial strategy, marketing, business planning and revenue optimization. As the SVP and Global Head of Airfreight for Flexport, Neel is responsible for building Flexport’s air cargo delivery capabilities on a global scale. In addition to his Flexport duties, Neel sits on the Board of Directors of Amerijet International Holdings and is a Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group. Prior to his current responsibilities, Neel served as the Senior Vice President & Chief Cargo Officer for Delta Air Lines. As the head of Delta Cargo, he led approximately 2,000 employees worldwide and oversaw over $1 Billion in freight & mail revenue. Prior to Delta, Neel was the VP Cargo Commercial for United Airlines.
Over the past several years Neel has been deeply involved in all aspects of the regulatory environment impacting the airline industry both domestically and internationally. Neel has served as Chairman of the Airlines 4 America's Executive Cargo Council; a member of the IATA Cargo Committee; a board member of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA); a member of the CNS Advisory Board; a member of the SkyTeam Cargo Executive Board; and an executive appointee of Governor Nathan Deal to the State Workforce Investment Board and the GDOT Private Advisory Committee. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Swarthmore College.