About The Speaker
Pablo is Director of Spark Crans-Montana, Les Roches. He is a serial entrepreneur, mentor and investor in the start-up ecosystem (specialized in hospitality and educational technologies). For him, innovation is a way of life.
Globetrotter, multidisciplinary, creative and curious by nature, Pablo Garcia brings 20+ years of experience in the hospitality industry in different positions and roles and as a consultant. As a result, Pablo has become a serial entrepreneur, mentor and investor in the start-up ecosystem (specialized in hospitality and educational technologies). For him, innovation is a way of life.
Since 2009, Pablo shares his passion and business/tech expertise to the future hospitality leaders who study at Les Roches, a global hospitality and management educational institution ranked top 3 in industrial reputation. In 2019, Pablo was invited to participate in the creation and development of Spark, Innovation Sphere by Les Roches. In 2020, he was appointed director for Spark Crans-Montana. The main objectives of Spark are to inspire the future hospitality leaders, ignite the development and testing of new and impactful hospitality solutions and to incubate disrupted ideas and businesses at the Spark Incubation Center.
Since the official opening in October 2020, Spark already has demonstrated its value by participating as a leader in dozens of hospitality tech projects (AI, robotics, IoT, VR and Blockchain), incubating 30+ start-ups and creating strong partnerships and collaboration with tech, business and public institutions (including public funding for national projects). Lastly and on more personal level, Pablo’s secret sauce is a combination of a wide open-minded attitude, positive energy to find synergies and good network.