Director, Business Development
Chris Gilliland is a transportation executive with over 18 years of experience in commercial operations, business development and product innovation. He is responsible for incubating and commercializing new technologies designed to transform the travel experience at airports and move the industry forward.
As part of his mandate, Chris leads the airport’s border management business, BorderXpress™, the world’s first kiosk-based self-service border control solution. More than 1,700 BorderXpress kiosks operate in 43 airports and seaports, helping more than 250 million passengers worldwide clear borders quickly and securely.
Chris spearheads strategic partnerships to revolutionize the global travel industry, including YVR’s collaboration with Glidepath on the development of CheckitXpress, the world’s most accessible, efficient and intuitive self-service bag drop, improving ease of use for travellers regardless of age, digital fluency, language or mobility. CheckitXpress offers a world-class product, customizable to meet the needs of all airports, and the highest levels of security.