Jesse Cohen, Air Cargo Market Expert

Jesse has over 30 years of broad global experience on both the airline and forwarding sides of the air cargo business. He started his career in Houston in Business Development for 2 different freight forwarders, gaining exposure to both air and ocean freight for large project and general cargo. He then relocated to Chicago to join United Cargo, starting out as a Cargo Capacity Analyst and moving on to more senior commercial, pricing, regional sales and product management roles. He was promoted to a key leadership role as Managing Director-Cargo Pricing and Revenue Management, where he oversaw a 25-person team responsible for coordinating with sales and operations to optimize the revenue from this $1B business at United. His specific responsibility areas included pricing, revenue planning, capacity management, RM systems and business analysis. After leaving United, Jesse gained valuable field commercial management experience with two non-US flag airlines, Etihad Cargo and SilkWay West Airlines. He led the Americas regional commercial teams for both carriers and got significant exposure to freighter aircraft. Jesse’s overall air cargo experience covers North America, Pacific, European, Latin American, Middle East, and Central/South Asia markets. Jesse Cohen, Air Cargo Market Expert Jesse has a Master’s in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.