Bernardo Hernandez Gonzalez
Director of Flickr (2013-2015)
Google Product Manager and General Manager of Zagat (2005-2012)
Creativity only works well when you dream the impossible.
Bernardo Hernandez Gonzalez, started his career in 2005 as the Maketing Director of Google Spain . In 2007 he moved to Google San Francisco to be the global marketing director of Google Maps and Google Earth . In 2009 he assumed the responsibilities of Head of Consumer Marketing Director and Global Director of Emerging Products in Mountain View (California).
A year after he was the product manager at Google and in 2011 he Moved to Zagat New York as the general manager, after the acquisition of it by Google. he also was the CEO of Flickr and Product Senior vicepresident of Yahoo! from 2013 till summer 2015. He worked as an analyst and portfolio manager in the financial sector in companies such as Fidelity Investments, BBVA and Putnam Investments, founded his first technological start-up, Idealista.com, a leading company in the real estate sector in Spain.
He has been the Business Angel, such as Floresfrescas.com, planetaki.com, 11870.com or the Spanish social network, Tuenti. He is a member of the board of directors of Desigual, Mapfre USA and Bodaclick.com, the first Spanish technology company to go in the Stock Market.In 2009 he received the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Banesto Foundation. He is a board member of the NGO FUNDESO and he has been included in the list of the 25 most influential people on the Internet in Spain, published by El Mundo newspaper in 2009. He is currently a Partner of German venture capital fund e.Ventures, CEO of Citibox and Verse, Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Desigual in Barcelona since 2016 and of the Board of Directors of Mapfre USA in Boston since 2018.
Former Chief Evangelist of Apple, Technology Entrepreneur and Business Author
Chief Advisor, Uber; Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama (2011-2013); Campaign Manager, 2008 Obama for President
Associate editor of the Financial Times
Former Tech Leader at Amazon Web Services and VMware