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About Uni-Fi Global

Uni-Fi Global is part of the Travelwin Group, the parent company for Sim Local, Uni-Fi Global, Brandbox and Vatback. We see our mission across our businesses and brands as solving pain points for international travellers, saving them time and money. Over the last six years, the company has grown steadily and expanded into multiple divisions and product offerings across B2B and B2C.
As an organisation, it is in our DNA to find solutions for both business and leisure travellers, combining the latest technology and solutions. Our founding values are to be agile, customer focused, accountable and professional. We hope that these core values demonstrate that we are committed to delivering the right solutions whilst remaining ahead of the curve.
We constantly strive to innovate and find solutions to further strengthen our trust based relationships with our partners. We always hope to build, develop and sustain these relationships as we continuously work to ensure that we are able to see what is around the corner for our partners.

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The Travelwin Group encompasses a number of businesses across the travel-tech space founded by Killian Whelan, an Irish entrepreneur who has built up several businesses over his professional career. Killian is currently CEO of the Travelwin Group, and a non-executive Director of Great Irish Pubs, (Florida) Cogs and Marvel, and Solas Project (an Irish charity helping young people achieve their potential).

Killian Whelan

Chief Executive Officer

Legally trained as a Barrister at Law, Hakeel was called to The Honourable Society of Middle Temple and holds an LLB Law Degree. His extensive experience includes travel retail, telecommunications, new business and revenue generation. He has handled global projects from inception through to launch in large multi-nationals. He brings a wealth of experience in negotiation, brand alignment and product development.

Hakeel Zaman

Chief Development Officer

Stephen is a chartered accountant who joined us from the consultancy arm of a large accountancy practice. He has over ten years of audit, corporate finance and consulting experience. He joined Travelwin to develop the financial and administration support which enables us to expand our business across our sales channels and geographies.

Stephen Beck

Chief Financial Officer

Brendan has been CTO and Technical Director at a number of firms since 1999 and has over 30 years’ experience in Information Communication Technologies. He is passionate about doing Agile management right, implementing DevOps as it should be done and managing developers in line with latest and best practice.

Brendan McKenna

Chief Technical Officer

Heather, a qualified journalist, has worked in marketing for over five years. She was a founding member of a technology start-up which was supported by a renowned Irish accelerator programme, before joining the Travelwin Group. Heather’s interests lie in product development and defining the user journey and role within Uni-Fi Global encompasses both marketing and product management.

Heather Harte

Marketing Manager

Harry’s professional background stems predominantly from B2B publishing and advertising/sales. In more recent years his roles have been refined to new business development and relationship building. Within the Travelwin Group, Harry’s primary focus is to procure new corporate contracts and manage client accounts for Uni-Fi Global.

Harry Powell

Business Development Manager

Silvia worked in marketing for 10 years with Chinese businesses where she also secured government funding and awards for a Hong Kong based start-up tech company, before moving to Ireland. Silvia enjoys working closely with the Uni-Fi Global Tech team and participating in R&D for innovative products. Her key role is to improve overall user experience.

Silva Yan

Digital Specialist

About Uni-Fi Global

Uni-Fi Global is part of the Travelwin Group, the parent company for Sim Local, Uni-Fi Global, Brandbox and Vatback. We see our mission across our businesses and brands as solving pain points for international travellers, saving them time and money. Over the last six years, the company has grown steadily and expanded into multiple divisions and product offerings across B2B and B2C.

Killian

Killian Whelan
Chief Executive Officer
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Hakeel

Hakeel Zaman
Chief Development Officer
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Stephen

Stephen Beck
Chief Financial Officer
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Brendan

Brendan McKenna
Chief Technical Officer
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Heather

Heather Harte
Marketing Manager
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Harry

Harry Powell
Business Development Manager
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Silvia

Silva Yan
Digital Specialist
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Killian Whelan

The Travelwin Group encompasses a number of businesses across the travel-tech space founded by Killian Whelan, an Irish entrepreneur who has built up several businesses over his professional career. Killian is currently CEO of the Travelwin Group, and a non-executive Director of Great Irish Pubs, (Florida) Cogs and Marvel, and Solas Project (an Irish charity helping young people achieve their potential).

Hakeel Zaman

Legally trained as a Barrister at Law, Hakeel was called to The Honourable Society of Middle Temple and holds an LLB Law Degree. His extensive experience includes travel retail, telecommunications, new business and revenue generation. He has handled global projects from inception through to launch in large multi-nationals. He brings a wealth of experience in negotiation, brand alignment and product development.

Stephen Beck

Stephen is a chartered accountant who joined us from the consultancy arm of a large accountancy practice. He has over ten years of audit, corporate finance and consulting experience. He joined Travelwin to develop the financial and administration support which enables us to expand our business across our sales channels and geographies.

Brendan McKenna

Brendan has been CTO and Technical Director at a number of firms since 1999 and has over 30 years’ experience in Information Communication Technologies. He is passionate about doing Agile management right, implementing DevOps as it should be done and managing developers in line with latest and best practice.

Heather Harte

Heather, a qualified journalist, has worked in marketing for over five years. She was a founding member of a technology start-up which was supported by a renowned Irish accelerator programme, before joining the Travelwin Group. Heather’s interests lie in product development and defining the user journey and role within Uni-Fi Global encompasses both marketing and product management.

Harry Powell

Harry’s professional background stems predominantly from B2B publishing and advertising/sales. In more recent years his roles have been refined to new business development and relationship building. Within the Travelwin Group, Harry’s primary focus is to procure new corporate contracts and manage client accounts for Uni-Fi Global.

Silvia Yan

Silvia worked in marketing for 10 years with Chinese businesses where she also secured government funding and awards for a Hong Kong based start-up tech company, before moving to Ireland. Silvia enjoys working closely with the Uni-Fi Global Tech team and participating in R&D for innovative products. Her key role is to improve overall user experience.