About TravelX

Meet The Core Management Team


Extensive experience founding, operating and investing in Travel, Airlines, Technology, Venture Capital and Blockchain companies.

Juan Pablo Lafosse

Chief Executive Officer

Vision-driven enthusiastic and serial entrepreneur. Within the travel business he founded ASATEJ and Almundo, one of the largest online travel companies in Latam reaching almost $ 500 million in GMV. He recently sold the company to CVC Corporation for $ 75 USD Millions. He also founded two hospitality companies and has been CCO of Argentina´s main airline. Founder and non executive general partner of Newtopia, an early stage $50M Latam VC.

Facundo Martin Diaz

Chief Blockchain Officer

Metaverse/ Web3 pioneer with deep expertise working in blockchain, NFTs, and VR/AR-related fields. Former Accenture Director, founder & advisor of companies like VRTIFY, RealityCode, Small Ax Creative, HookSounds, and SpaciaLabs, among others.
He was identified as “one of the 5 global minds that are revolutionizing the audio tech” (Mashable 2016) and one of the #100 US most innovative Startup CEOs in 2015 by Inc.

Alejandro Nardi

Chief Product Officer

Experienced Chief Operating Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the leisure, travel & tourism industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, E-commerce, Sales Management, and Commercial Aviation. Strong product management professional graduated from Universidad del Salvador.

Pablo Santillán

Chief Technology Officer

More than 12 years of professional experience in tech companies. He participated in many projects in different industries, focusing on project analysis, design, development, and delivery. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Buenos Aires, which provided him with a strong academic background in his career. He is passionate about programming and building high-quality teams. Last 5 years he worked in Almundo.com, where he held different roles, reaching the role of CTO.

Erika Moore

Chief Officer Travel Supply

Erika has more than 20 years of experience in both Travel and Technology Industries. Described as visionary and innovative, she has successfully led commercial teams through transformation and crisis management while driving revenue growth and global expansion.
Erika most recently served as VP and RGM for North America at SABRE Travel Solutions. She successfully helped the organization reposition its commercial approach towards distribution and technology solutions for airlines. Prior to that, she was the VP for Travelport in the US and Latin America, responsible for transforming customer engagement models, product adoption and defining bespoke technology solutions. Her career began at Aeromexico where she held multiple roles spanning from network planning, revenue management, alliances and eventually resulting in her transition to commercial as SVP of International Sales and Alliances.

Francisco Vigo

Chief Commercial Officer

Francisco has worked 5 years for American Express before founding Avantrip.com, one of the leadings OTA in Argentina. After he sold that company he became the CEO of CVC Argentina, the largest travel group in Argentina that combines pure OTAs and omnichannel agencies.
He perfectly combines the skills of an entrepreneur with the experience of a corporate professional.

In partnership with

Advisors and Early Backers


A group of travel industry and tech experts actively involved (investment and strategic definitions) creating trustability and value to the company from day 1.

Barney Harford

COO at Uber & CEO at Orbitz

Board director at United Airlines & RealSelf. Former COO at Uber & CEO at Orbitz. Extensive track record operating and governing large and rapidly growing technology-enabled companies. He also served in a variety of roles at Expedia from 1999 to 2006, including as President of Expedia Asia Pacific.

Alex de Gunten

Business Development Officer at HEICO Aerospace

Alex de Gunten is the Business Development Officer for HEICO Aerospace Corporation and Advisor to the Executive Board of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA). HEICO Aerospace is focused on PMAs, OEM and DER Repair, Defense, and Distribution products and services. Previously he served as Executive Director of ALTA, VP International of LanChile as well as holding different leadership roles at Canadian Airlines International.

Lars Eilstrup Rasmussen

Software Developer

Computer scientist, technology executive, and the co-founder of Google Maps. Rasmussen holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and was the director of engineering for Facebook in London.

Julian Cook

Managing Partner at ATKA Capital LLP

Julian Cook has 25 years of experience in the airline industry. He started his professional career as an Associate in the Global Transportation Team of The Chase Manhattan Bank in 1995. He was founder, CEO and Chairman of Flybaboo and in 2016 launched Flybondi.

Matías Woloski

CTO & Co-founder at Auth0

Matias Woloski is the CTO and co-founder at Auth0, a developer-first identity platform born in 2013 that became Argentina's 5th unicorn in 2019. With clients in over 70 countries, it grew to become a global leader in the Identity-as-a-Service arena.

Montie Brewer

Independent Airlines/Aviation Professional

Experienced excecutive in the aviation industry and former President and CEO of Air Canada. Currently holds position on the Board of Allegiant Travel Company, ID90 and Finnair.

Emanuel Ginobili

Four-time NBA champion, Hall of Fame and Olympic medallist

Ariel Scaliter

CTO Agrotoken

Telecommunications Engineer. Director of the Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics Area of UCEMA University. Director at agrotoken.io, Director of IoF, Director at Digas Capital (Crypto Asset Management). Technological Consultant, specialist and author of numerous papers areas linked to smart cities, digital video, blockchain and technology-based business models.