At first I was panicing because the CIO was steping down but then I did a little research. This guy doesn't stay in one place for very long. 4-5 years is his max..... Bahman Koohestani serves as Chief Information Officer for Orbitz Worldwide. In this role, Mr. Koohestani is responsible for overseeing and managing the global technology delivery for both consumer and corporate online travel which includes software/application development, architecture, program management, infrastructure and quality assurance. Mr. Koohestani joined Orbitz in August 2004. Prior to joining Orbitz, Mr. Koohestani founded Toronto-based Delano Technology Corporation, as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Koohestani was a part of the executive team responsible for taking Delano public and eventually, the successful sale of the company in 2002. Other positions held by Mr. Koohestani include Vice President of servers for Netscape from 1993 to 1998, and Director of Forms and Enterprise Software at Delrina Technology Corporation from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Koohestani earned a degree in Computer Science from York University in Downsview, Ontario.