Juan is a serial tech entrepreneur and innovation advocate with 15+ years' experience in building, scaling and leading disruptive companies. Previous companies include Oracle and Booking.com; the world’s largest and fastest-growing online hotel booking service, part of Priceline (PCLN) - Mkt cap $84B.
Juan is currently the Co-Founder & CEO of Travala.com, leading blockchain-based travel booking platform offering +2,000,000 properties in 230 countries with prices up to 40% cheaper than mainstream booking sites.
Previously, Juan was the Founder & CEO of Restaurantes.com, Europe's leading online restaurant 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. Successfully sold to The Michelin Group (ML) in France - Mkt cap $21B.
Juan’s extensive background and experience in tech have led to his involvement as an Advisor in several leading start-ups, blockchain-based companies, start-up accelerators such as Silicon Valley's Founder Institute and government organizations such as the European Institute of Innovation & Technology and the European Commission in Brussels.
Juan has become a renowned influencer in the blockchain space, helping to build some of the biggest companies of the future.
Binance Podcast: Travala CEO Juan Otero and Travelbybit CEO Caleb Yeoh on How Crypto Can Take on the Travel Industry on Apple Podcasts
May 27, 2020
Explore all things Travel & Crypto with Travala CEO, Juan Otero
October 21, 2021
Juan Otero of Travala.com on online travel booking industry
March 24, 2021
Juan Otero, CEO of Travala, talks about: The application of crypto in real life
December 21, 2020
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