Director of IT Transformation
at Etihad Airways Group
April 2019 - at Present
- 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
April 2018 - April 2019
- 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.
at Technology Integration Lead
January 2017 - December 2017
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
July 2012 - September 2016
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.
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.
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