Bernardo Hernandez Germany Aeroplan

Online Entrepreneur, Yahoo & Google Director of Emerging Products

Speaker's Fee:

B £10 - £20,000

  • VP Product of Yahoo and CEO of Flickr (2013-15).
  • World Director of Emerging Products at Google (2005 02013), now Partner at Google eVentures.
  • Founding partner of numerous highly succesful online companies from social network to real estate.
  • Helps and advises technology companies with internationalisation.

Spanish-born Bernardo Hernandez is a technology entrepreneur, innovator, and executive. A General Partner with e.ventures in Berlin, Bernardo headed up Flickr at Yahoo before leaving, was Director of Product Management at Google, and Managing Director of Zagat.

Bernardo’s time at Google first saw him as Director of Marketing and Product for Spain, after which he became the Google Director of Emerging Products, where he headed all the company’s consumer products, helping the company’s rise to fame.

Bernardo Hernandez career has seen him found, or start in partnership several internet companies in Spain, which include leading property portal Idealista.com,  online florists FloresFrescas.com, and cities directory 11870.com. He was also an early investor in and President of the Board of a leading Spanish social network, Tuenti, before it was sold to Telefonica. He is still President of the Board of bodaclick.com, Spain’s first start-up to go public.

The founder of StepOne, Bernardo and his company help Spanish technology companies with internationalisation. The company, and by definition he, was instrumental in starting the first science talent exchange program with Silicon Valley, namely Jovenos con Futuro.

Bernardo has received much recognition over the years. These include:

  • Banesto Foundation’s Tech Entrepreneur of the Year (2009)
  • An Honorary Degree in Architecture and Systems from Universidad Camilo Jose Cala (2010)
  • A Successful Career Award from the ICASE Associacion (2011)
  • Included on El Mundo’s list of 25 most influential Spanish internet people (for seven consecutive years)
  • Named the number 1 most influential person in the American Food Industry by the Daily Mail (2013)

Bernardo Hernandez – Speaker

Someone who is both an entrepreneur and skilled in the conceptualisation and launching of new projects, Bernardo Hernandez believes that technology advances faster than most people can either understand or assimilate it.

His skills as an entrepreneur, conceptualizing and launching new projects, make it an ideal speaker for companies seeking innovation horizon regarding its strategy and organization. Bernardo Hernández believes that technological progress is faster than our ability to understand, but no one better to help us understand and assimilate. He can also provide lectures in English and Spanish.

Speaking Topics

  • Business and management via the web
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Futurism, innovation and technology

Bernardo Hernandez

Motivational Speaker Bernardo Hernandez
  • VP Product of Yahoo and CEO of Flickr (2013-15).
  • World Director of Emerging Products at Google (2005 02013), now Partner at Google eVentures.
  • Founding partner of numerous highly succesful online companies from social network to real estate.
  • Helps and advises technology companies with internationalisation.
  • ...

Bernardo Hernandez

Motivational Speaker Bernardo Hernandez
  • VP Product of Yahoo and CEO of Flickr (2013-15).
  • World Director of Emerging Products at Google (2005 02013), now Partner at Google eVentures.
  • Founding partner of numerous highly succesful online companies from social network to real estate.
  • Helps and advises technology companies with internationalisation.

Spanish-born Bernardo Hernandez is a technology entrepreneur, innovator, and executive. A General Partner with e.ventures in Berlin, Bernardo headed up Flickr at Yahoo before leaving, was Director of Product Management at Google, and Managing Director of Zagat.

Bernardo’s time at Google first saw him as Director of Marketing and Product for Spain, after which he became the Google Director of Emerging Products, where he headed all the company’s consumer products, helping the company’s rise to fame.

Bernardo Hernandez career has seen him found, or start in partnership several internet companies in Spain, which include leading property portal Idealista.com,  online florists FloresFrescas.com, and cities directory 11870.com. He was also an early investor in and President of the Board of a leading Spanish social network, Tuenti, before it was sold to Telefonica. He is still President of the Board of bodaclick.com, Spain’s first start-up to go public.

The founder of StepOne, Bernardo and his company help Spanish technology companies with internationalisation. The company, and by definition he, was instrumental in starting the first science talent exchange program with Silicon Valley, namely Jovenos con Futuro.

Bernardo has received much recognition over the years. These include:

  • Banesto Foundation’s Tech Entrepreneur of the Year (2009)
  • An Honorary Degree in Architecture and Systems from Universidad Camilo Jose Cala (2010)
  • A Successful Career Award from the ICASE Associacion (2011)
  • Included on El Mundo’s list of 25 most influential Spanish internet people (for seven consecutive years)
  • Named the number 1 most influential person in the American Food Industry by the Daily Mail (2013)

Bernardo Hernandez – Speaker

Someone who is both an entrepreneur and skilled in the conceptualisation and launching of new projects, Bernardo Hernandez believes that technology advances faster than most people can either understand or assimilate it.

His skills as an entrepreneur, conceptualizing and launching new projects, make it an ideal speaker for companies seeking innovation horizon regarding its strategy and organization. Bernardo Hernández believes that technological progress is faster than our ability to understand, but no one better to help us understand and assimilate. He can also provide lectures in English and Spanish.

Speaking Topics

  • Business and management via the web
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Futurism, innovation and technology
Biography

Client Testimonials

“I am an entrepreneur. I was born in Spain. I love to entertain ideas and make them happen.”

Client Testimonials

“I am an entrepreneur. I was born in Spain. I love to entertain ideas and make them happen.”

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“I am an entrepreneur. I was born in Spain. I love to entertain ideas and make them happen.”

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