NICOLAS DE SANTIS

Nicolas De Santis

CEO, Corporate Vision

Speaker

London

Public Speaker for Leaders First Event: Think Global! (London) Oct 7, 2019 Event: How to see a new perspective (online) Mar 23, 2020

Nicolas De Santis is a European entrepreneur and philanthropist known for co-founding the first internet currency beenz.com and the internet travel giant opodo.com. Opodo reached €1.2 billion in gross sales and was sold for €500 million in 2011. Nicolas is currently CEO of Corporate Vision®, a strategy consulting firm and technology accelerator and incubator based in London. He is also President of
Gold Mercury International, the global governance think-tank, NGO and Award organisation founded in 1961.

His consulting career experience includes the development of strategic vision programmes, global brand strategy and business model innovation projects for corporations, holding companies, governments and international organisations including: Coca Cola, Santander Bank, General Electric, Canal+, British Airways, Iberdrola, Scottish Power, Ferruzzi, the European Union, European Parliament, Government of South Africa, Disney, CEPSA, WWF, Ferrovial and Prisa Media Group.

Nicolas De Santis is very active in building BRAND EUROPE via various initiatives, including BRAND EU® (The European Union Brand Centre) and Captain Euro (Europe’s Superhero) a comic character which includes a weekly comic strip on European and global issues. Both initiatives have been covered by the global media extensively.

Mr De Santis is regularly featured in global news and media including CNBC, BBC NEWS, Russia TV, AL JAZEERA, SHARES MAGAZINE, TV E SPAIN, EL PAIS and CNN international, on issues related to business, technology, the European Union and global governance.
 
Nicolas began his career at Landor (WPP group), a strategic design firm based in San Francisco, CA, and London.


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