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.