SpecialityHead of Travel Audience and Destinations at Amadeus
Head of Travel Audience and Destinations at AmadeusAlex Luzarraga is the Head of Travel audience and Destinations at Amadeus responsible for digital marketing and data monetization tools for Destination and for the travel industry. Member of the Executive Committee of Amadeus. Former VP, Corporate Strategy at Amadeus with responsibility for the global strategy of the company, strategy planning and strategy management. Chairman of the Innovation Committee and of the Investment Committee. Deployment of the Amadeus Ventures fund; in charge of internal and external innovation teams. Conducted M&A deals for the company north of 2Bn USD and record number of deals in a year (2015). Deployment of Post M&A integration team and practice. Focusing innovation into new and disruptive areas, including artificial intelligence, new online content, travel operations optimization, blockchain, conversational platforms and business models. Support to platform and technology strategy.
Frequent speaker on technology, strategy or travel industry in conferences for schools, including SouthSummit, Retina, IESE, Instituto de Empresa, École Hotelière de Lausanne, Philadelphia University and company conferences in Germany, Holland, Thailand, France and Spain.