Jan Valentin

CEO & Founder

Jan Valentin CEO & Founder
Jan-Frederik Valentin is the ex-CEO Europe/SVP Global Strategy at Kayak, a Booking Holdings brand; he is an experienced leader & marketeer. Jan is known for his expertise in Business Strategy, Marketing, Product, and M&A. Having worked in different companies in the travel & and the news industry, his current companies ennea & Kaizen source investment in travel, mobility and blockchain startups in Europe and Asia. Successful exits include personalization app Tripl to Trivago and Europe’s biggest beach platform Beach-Inspector to Holidaycheck. Formerly, Jan also was CEO of Travel24.com AG, a stock-market listed OTA. Prior to that, he held various positions in digital media, tour operations and as a journalist. He is born in Nuremberg/Germany and also speaks fluent Spanish and French.


Executive Interview & Roundtable: Expedia and the Future of OTAs

As Expedia continues to prioritize its expansion internationally, what's the impact on the rest of the industry? And what does the shifting intermediary landscape mean for one of the world's largest OTAs? Take a peek into how Expedia - and other mighty travel brands - needs to evolve to stay big.