"THINK DIFFERENT & JUST DO IT", is what I believe in. I am a passionate innovator and senior executive with 20+ years experience in travel technology, corporate innovation, venture capital and startup ecosystems. As Founding Partner and CEO of Xpdite Ventures, I launched a travel tech focused investment firm to expedite the growth of travel tech companies in Asia. Before, I founded an innovation consultancy firm and held several senior executive roles for the world’s leading travel tech company, Amadeus IT Group. As the architect behind next.amadeus.com, the leading travel tech community in Asia Pacific, I had the pleasure to work with amazing entrepreneurs and build up a solid network with solid relations in the global startup ecosystems. In a previous life, I successfully led commercial and e-business projects at the leading edge of internet technology and founded a startup that transformed the way companies moved online. Oh yes, I also learned the art of making a great espresso when I worked for a famous Belgian-Italian coffee roaster. Pragmatic and result oriented, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, open mindset and technology background, I am an early adopter of Lean Startup and committed to take startups to the next level, increase the returns of investors and speed up corporate innovation.