Speaker: Jeroen Merchiers
Jeroen Merchiers, Country Manager of Airbnb. He was born and raised in Belgium but has been living in Spain for 10 years. He graduated as an Industrial Engineer and has an MBA from IESE. Jeroen started his career in management and technology consulting by managing several international projects for renowned manufacturing companies such as Nortel, Microsoft and Rolls-Royce. He has broad experience in the technology sector; first as COO of Groupalia and currently in Airbnb, where he is country manager for Spain and Portugal. Moreover, Jeroen is advisor to Trip4Real and counsellor in Boatius.
(*It was recently announced that Airbnb has raised + – $450 Million at a staggering $10 Billion valuation.)
Jeroen will share with us a bit about himself and his professional journey to where he is now as Country Manager for Spain and Portugal of Airbnb. He will talk about the fascinating and remarkable facts about Airbnb and specifically an Economic Impact Study of Airbnb in Barcelona & Catalonia. In addition, Jeroen will explain how you can earn some very good passive income by sharing a spare room or two in your flat that can add up to thousands of extra Euros per year in income.
As an added bonus you will have the opportunity to ask Jeroen specific questions about your sharing economy startup underway or an idea that is brewing in your head.
Event Date: Monday, May 5th at Garrigues Law Firm
Time: 8 – 10 PM