As Chief Executive Officer of Time Out Group, the leading global media and hospitality business bringing the soul of the city to life in over 328 cities and 58 countries, Julio Bruno acts as lead motivator, idea captain, expert gear-shifter and team adhesive. Since joining Time Out in 2015, Mr. Bruno’s strategic vision has bolstered the company’s shareholder value, responsible for taking Time Out public in June 2016. He is also a great supporter of the start-up community currently serving as an investor and board adviser in several companies globally.
Previously holding executive positions at TripAdvisor, TravelPort and Cendant Corporation, Mr. Bruno has a successful international career leading a wide range of companies through their global expansion plans and investment strategies in the travel, technology, media and e-commerce sectors. He also held senior international positions at Regus plc, Energizer and Diageo plc.
Mr. Bruno has been recognized for his work by top tier media such as CNBC, Financial Times, BBC, Sky News, Diario ABC, Expansión and Yahoo! Finance, among others, and was awarded the Order of Civil Merit of Spain - Officer’s Cross, which recognizes the extraordinary service by Spanish and foreign citizens for the benefit of Spain.
He holds a master’s degree in International Business from the University of London, a BSc in Business and Economics from SUNY (State University of New York), and a postgraduate certificate on leadership from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.