Experience

  • Director of IT Transformation

    at Etihad Airways Group

    April 2019 - at Present

    Dubayy

    - Director of Programme Transformation with focus on the implementation of a New Operating Model the current Etihad Group Technology Department. The new operating model outcomes have been set towards: o Deliver a cost reduction on OPEX of 20% o Deliver a cost avoidance of 4M on current CAPEX spend o Deliver an acceleration in project and programme delivery of 25% - The operating model focuses on: o Business and IT Alignment o Business Strategy Co-creation and Technology strategy setup o Organisation and People o Technology and Architecture o Processes and Tools optimisation o Programme and Portfolio management o Innovation and digital delivery o Financial models o Automation

  • Senior Manager Technology Consulting & Travel Services APAC lead

    at Accenture

    April 2018 - April 2019

    Dubayy

    - Senior Manager and APAC Travel Services Lead in Technology Consulting with special focus on: o Business Strategy o Technology Strategy o Digitalization & Business transformation o Enterprise Architecture definition o Software Engineering & Agile implementation o Governance and strengthening the processes between Business & IT o Program & Project management o Development strategies and agile methodologies o Program and Project management (PMP & Agile) o SME for Technology Consulting in Travel and Hospitality - Achievement: Recovery of a lost account in 5 months and contributed with 2M sales in 1 year on the account.

  • Hotelbeds

    at Technology Integration Lead

    January 2017 - December 2017

    Illes Balears

    Led the integration of Hotelbeds, GTA and Tourico. Building the foundations of the IT processes, the architecture definition, systems layout, culture and programme transformation definition to ensure a smooth transition from 3 platforms to 1. I was also responsible for the management of the synergy plan and the full roadmap definition, design and execution. Challenges: - 3 businesses with 900 employees in Technology and 3 platforms - 3 different main cultures (Spain, UK, US) - More than 100 applications / services including off-the-shelf applications, built inhouse and customised. (SAP FI/CO, HR, CRM, SRM, Salesforce, Dynamics, own distribution platforms, contract repositories, P2P, etc). - 3 different data analytics teams using different technologies and architectures (PowerBI, Tableau, SAP4HANA, and different data warehouse, etls, etc.). - Value creation and synergies being build top-down with the responsibility for the bottom-up definition and detailed planning.

  • CTO Transfers & Activity Bank

    at Hotelbeds

    July 2012 - September 2016

    Illes Balears

    Overall responsibility for the complete IT team and the delivery of the business strategy & digital transformation towards more automated processes & leverage economies of scale. Responsible for all areas within IT including but not limited to: Operations, Infrastructure, Program & Project management, Architecture & Development (developing using JAVA, C#, AngujarJS, NodeJS), QA, integrations (clients and suppliers), CRM & SRM, Budgeting, Procurement, and Senior management & Group reporting. A member of the executive board in Transfers & Activity Bank (TAB - part of Hotelbeds Group division within TUI Group) business unit and a member of the IT Group leadership team worldwide. Built a team of 63 professionals over 4+ years as in a start-up mode and maturing the team to achieve great digital solutions for the B2B and B2C businesses within TAB. Achieved a business consistent CARG of 34% and drive the growth to reach 160M revenues.

Education

  • PLD

    at Harvard Business School

    2016 - 2017 (1 year) Buenos Aires

  • Information Technology & Systems Engineering Degree

    at Universidad de Buenos Aires

    2002 - 2007 (5 years) Buenos Aires C.F.

Languages

  • Arabic Elementary

  • English Native

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