Beat knows European travel and hospitality industry inside out, until 2018 as a Managing Director of Thomas Cook International, a tour operator platform hub within the group for all their source markets in Europe, UK and Nordics. He has also led the B2B bed bank Medhotels.com and has extensive partnering experience, e.g. through a strategic alliance with Expedia.
In 2018, Beat has co-founded Falkensteiner Ventures together with hotel magnate Erich Falkensteiner. They are a 'boutique VC accelerator', focused on hospitality, travel, leisure and elderly care mainly in Europe.