Free the Airline Industry

The airline industry is tied in knots. Thousands of airlines, travel agencies, technology vendors, and businesses struggle against rigid APIs and unreliable systems to deliver air travel to billions of people worldwide every year. We founded Gordian to cut through that complexity and provide a simple, flexible platform for any company to serve the traveller exceptionally well. From our offices in San Francisco and Singapore, we provide the best tools to free the airline industry.

Our team

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Stephen Grabowski

CEO & Co-Founder
Joined in
January 2017

Stephen co-founded the company in 2017. Previously he lead supplier analytics for Skyscanner, creating tools used by more than 250 airlines and travel companies, and designed a Machine Learning algorithm for automatically parsing airline APIs. His first travel role was at ITA Software (later Google Flights) and he received his degree from Carleton College.

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Joe Sarre

CTO & Co-Founder
Joined in
January 2017

Long term passionate about making travel more efficient. 15 years in travel. Joined Skyscanner when they were ten people above a pub in Edinburgh and went on to lead airline integrations, APIs, and white labels for them, including powering flight search for Bing and MSN.

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Daanish Mazhar

Software Engineer
Joined in
April 2017

Before becoming the first hire at Gordian, Daanish co-founded a health technology startup building a modern HIPAA compliant messaging platform for Canadian hospitals. After raising a seed round of funding he exited the company in a private sale. Prior to that, he was part of the CSSI program organized by Google.

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Ory Medina

Software Engineer
Joined in
May 2018

Ory is a PhD dropout with a deep interest in automating human-only tasks. During his academic career he focused on modeling human procedural learning. Later, he launched a company that leveraged NLP to automate fact checking. Ory then turned his attention towards heavily overheaded industries, which took him into real estate and eventually travel, where he focuses on creating solutions that remove the need of human involvement.

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Tsukasa Muto

Head of Account Management
Joined in
September 2019

Tsukasa connects airlines with travel companies via the Gordian platform. Prior to Gordian, Tsukasa was responsible for Skyscanner’s market growth in Japan and strategic partnerships in the APAC region. He has also spent some time as a management consultant with a global strategy firm, and as a business strategy manager focused on Southeast Asia for a Japanese telco conglomerate.

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Grace McKenzie

Operations Lead
Joined in
August 2020

Grace is an operational Swiss Army knife who excels at helping fast-growing startups scale their business processes and systems. Since moving to San Francisco in 2017, she has been working in the aviation industry helping companies like Gordian disrupt the way we navigate the skies.

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Jonathan Wu

Software Engineer
Joined in
October 2020

Jonathan is an ex-Intel engineer skilled in rapid-prototyping and enterprise applications. His previous work has included designing and building software for financial modeling and analytics, legal compliance, and big-data ETL pipelines. His passion for engineering and travel led him to Gordian where he’s changing how we fly.

Linda Bryndísardóttir

VP Business Development
Joined in
March 2021

After her Msc. in Econometrics, it didn’t take long for Linda to spot the first opportunity for improvement in the beautifully imperfect travel industry. Since then, she has jumped from one imperfection to another which has meant building data solutions, algorithms, business logic, processes, teams, offices and so much more. It’s thanks to all those imperfections that she grew from being a curious Data Analyst to an ambitious Executive within the first 7 years of her career at a global OTA.

Shuangchen Song

Software Engineer
Joined in
March 2021

Shuangchen is an entrepreneurial software engineer and travel enthusiast. He has founded his own startup and brought another company its first revenue. As a frequently flyer, Shuangchen is excited to bring some positive changes to the travel industry.

Join the team!

We value freedom, impact, and ownership.


You should be comfortable in fast-paced and rapidly changing environments. You should be able to exercise autonomy rather than needing detailed direction.


Your job is to work on the highest impact project you are capable of. This goes for everyone in Gordian. We operate in three-day sprints to make sure there is no drift between our priorities and our customers’ priorities.


You should be proactive and do whatever you think is necessary for the team to achieve our goals. We enthusiastically seek out responsibility and stack the deck in our team’s favor.

If you are excited by the prospect of solving big challenges and want to see your capabilities grow quickly, you will find a rewarding environment at Gordian Software.

Python Developer Internship

An intern to help integrate airline APIs
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Product Manager

Product Manager to help prioritize and deliver on customer commitments
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Senior Finance Manager

Finance manager to help with our growing business
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Technical Recruiter

Technical Recruiter to help build recruiting processes and grow the team
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Python API Developer (contract)

Contract Python developer to help integrate APIs
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Backend Engineer

Software Engineer to join our growing team
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