Wharton Club of Atlanta presents:
Leading the world’s busiest and most efficient airport: A conversation with Hartsfield-Jackson ATL International Airport GM Balram ‘B’ Bheodari
November 14th at 11am ET, via Zoom
About our speaker:
Airport General Manager
As leader of the world’s busiest and most efficient airport, Balram “B” Bheodari oversees all facets of
Airport governance, including operations and a multibillion-dollar capital improvement program
designed to pave the way for Atlanta’s growth over the next 20 years.
His priorities are focused on three strategic pillars: People, Purpose and Performance. Those pillars
encompass a comprehensive safety and security platform, a robust customer experience program, a
sustainable enterprise, healthy financial performance, innovative technology framework, and
completion of ATL’s critical capital program on schedule and within budget.
A retired Army aviator, Bheodari navigated ATL through the most challenging period of the COVID-
19 pandemic, from drawdown to resumption of its expansive operations. He has an extensive career in aviation executive management.
Bheodari graduated from Troy University with a Bachelor of Science degree in aviation
management. He also completed the Emory University Executive Education Management
Leadership and Development Programs. He retired from the U.S. Army with 22 years of active
military service in the aviation branch as an instrument-rated aviator.