Olivier has been an online pioneer in Europe, first as an entrepreneur,
and later with brand names such as AOL or Europe Online.
He then joined Amadeus in Madrid, where he became instrumental in developing the company's e-commerce
strategy and product line. In late 1999, Olivier joined leading online marketing company 24/7 Real Media
in the U.S. as vice president, and settled in his seventh country. Back in Europe,
Olivier undertook to research and track the European market for PhoCusWright.
In 2004, Olivier became Regional Director of Sales South of Europe for TravelCLICK.
In 2008, Olivier undertook to grow Market Metrix's global presence in developing the business in the EMEA region.
Through his career Olivier developed a strong expertise in International Business Development, Sales and Management, combined with a good understanding of the travel industry at a whole. It is this experience and track record that Olivier invested in Forward Data S.L., to continue serving his industry of choice: the Travel Industry.
Christophe has extensive experience in International Business Development, Sales and Management.
He is a technical expert in the online travel industry, as well as IT development and management, with extensive experience in software architecture, databases, quality assurance, security, etc.
Previous positions include: |
- Senior security auditor at European Commission
- IT Software Architect at European Investment Bank
- IT manager & architect at European Commission
- Senior IT consultant at Société Générale, Investment Bank
- Founder Top e-Services S.C.
- Founder CIMARH S.C.
- C.I.O. at Viajar.com
- IT team leader at Amadeus.com
- IT team leader at Europe Online
- IT Engineer at European Space Agency