The company

The reference for global travel intelligence

ForwardKeys is a big data, IT and business intelligence company offering a new approach to traveller operational business intelligence, leveraging global flight reservation information and other data to monitor and qualify traveller flows, map global demand, and forecast trends.

Travellers are the focal point of global business worth multi-billions of dollars, whether they’re booking a flight or a hotel, shopping, hiring a car, or visiting an attraction. The challenge for business is to know when and where to target them. We monitor every stage of the traveller’s journey, enabling our clients to anticipate trends, seize opportunities and maximise profits.

We provide live, tactical information and exclusive insights to tourism boards, hotels chains, retailers, airports, duty free operators, tax refund, car rentals, and all those that have a traveller-related business.

Our team

ForwardKeys was founded in 2010 by Olivier Jager and Chris van Zwynsvoorde. Both working at leading travel technology companies they realised that this data could not only be useful for the aviation industry, but for every industry with an interest in global travellers. Their dream became to build analytics services for the travel industry using air reservation data.

With a clear vision, they built a platform to analyse global air flights, though they also believed in the importance of the human touch to give this data a voice, and to bring it to life.

Having the guts to disrupt and imagination required to make things happen is what has brought us this far, and what remains our core. Integrity is close to our hearts, as it lives and breathes our reason for success; that of being trusted by our clients.

Olivier Jager

CEO & Co-founder

Christophe Van Zwynsvoorde

CTO & Co-founder

Laurens Van Den Oever


Laura Rodríguez

Vice President - Analytics

Olivier Ponti

Vice President – Insights

Ximo Serra


Super power skills at ForwardKeys


Passionate about what we do


We are the devils in the details


We are givers, and share our knowledge


Proud to work with amazing team


We are human!


Constantly challenged to see the big picture

Join us

Over the past years ForwardKeys has grown quickly. Something that wouldn’t have been possible without our multi-national, young and committed workforce. This created an environment which allows creativity to flow freely, and which asks for a flexible, responsive and fast acting mindset.

As we are hungry for growth, we are always looking for new talents. If you are a team player, embracing the company’s vision, willing to bring and try new ideas, yet striving for profitability and achieving practical goals, we want to talk to you.

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