Madrid, August 1968, married with two children
PhD in Law (specialized in Arbitration). PhD in Economics (specialized in Auditing). MBA. Master in Auditing. Stanford SEP Certificate. Certified Internal Auditor. Legal Auditor.
Entrepreneur, C-level Executive, Travel, Digital and Connectivity Evangelist. In his 27 years of professional experience, Javier has occupied leading roles in top organizations of different industries like Mundicolor Iberia – as MD of the leading Tour Operator in Spain-; Google -where was part of the management team who launched it in Spain as Director of the Travel Vertical-; UNWTO -as VP for Europe-; Grupo Eurona Telecom -as CCO-, Hofmann-Photobox, as member of the Board, responsible for Digital Transformation; AVASANT -as Senior Partner & Head of Travel and Transportation for Iberia-; or Facebook -as Strategic Advisor for the Travel Industry in Spain-; and launched several start-ups, as ConnectedtoGo or Genteviajera.es.
Passionate traveller, has visited 75 countries. Passionate communicator, his non profit Travelthink project has more than 16.000 subscribers. He has published several books related to Commercial Arbitration, Auditing, Online Travel and Digital Marketing. He has been professor of the School of Economics of UniversidadComplutense de Madrid and lecturer in hundreds of national and international events. Since 2015 he is the CEO and EVP of the Advisory Board of Top Seeds Lab,working hand to hand with Ignacio.