Speaker: Sergi Mesquida Automation & Innovation Manager Hotelbeds
Sergi Mesquida is passionate about Open Innovation, Technology and People Management.
He combines his technical background, as Telecommunications and Information Systems Engineer, with his business acumen developed through an MBA and his experience working in top management positions for public and private technology companies of different sectors.
During the last 20 years, he has been working as “corporate innovator”, leading corporate’s digital transformation in those companies, applying an Open Innovation approach to leverage internal technologies and the incorporation of his extensive knowledge of “external” technologies and business models, in order to set up new business areas, address new markets and develop new products and services for existing markets.
During the last 6 years, Sergi has been involved in the development of new business opportunities for the travel and tourism sector applying big data, robotics, natural language processing, artificial intelligence and blockchain, among other technologies.
Currently Sergi is Automation and Innovation Senior Manager at Hotelbeds.
Hotelbeds is the world’s leading Bedbank.
In a fragmented and complex travel landscape, Hotelbeds provides over 180,000 hotels across the globe with access to high-value, complementary distribution channels that significantly increase occupancy rates and optimise RevPAR – whilst not competing with the hotelier’s direct distribution strategy.
To Find Out More… www.hotelbeds.com