Travala has been expanding and changing internally for the best possible outcome of the project and we would now like to confirm a key role addition to the core team as we move forward.
Juan Otero has been part of the Travala advisory team and has shown true dedication and application of our vision with what we will achieve. His knowledge and connections within the travel and blockchain space have added amazing value to the project and its direction.
Juan will now take a permanent role within the project as Chief Strategy Officer. (CSO)
Juan Otero is a serial Tech Entrepreneur & Innovation Advocate with 15+ years’ experience in building, scaling and leading disruptive companies. Previous companies include Sun Microsystems / Oracle and Booking.com; world’s largest and fastest growing online hotel booking service, part of Priceline (PCLN) — Mkt cap $92B.
Juan’s experience in tech start-ups has led to his involvement as a Consultant and Advisor in several leading start-ups, blockchain-based companies, ICOs, government organizations and start-up accelerators like ICObench, Silicon Valley’s Founder Institute, the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and the European Commission (EC) in Brussels.
Previously, Juan was the Founder & CEO of Restaurantes.com, Southern Europe’s leading restaurant SaaS provider and online reservation service, named by Wired Magazine one of Europe´s fastest growing digital companies in 2012. Juan completed the transition of the start-up from idea stage to exit, raising over $11M in venture capital and achieving yearly revenues in excess of €20M. Successfully sold to The Michelin Group (ML) — Mkt cap $21B.
Juan has become a renowned influencer in the blockchain space and has sat on the Advisory Boards of several ICO’s, helping to build some of the biggest companies of the future.
Linkedin — https://www.linkedin.com/in/joterovila/
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