Jordi Castello

Jordi Castello

Strategy and Innovation Vicepresident in OLX

Jordi Castello is Vice President of Strategy & Innovation of OLX, CEO & founder of Mundoanuncio.com, CEO & founder of True Position and CEO & founder of Amitarium.com.

Professional summary

Extensive and successful experience in strategy and management of Internet companies.

Experience in opening new markets (Chinese, American, French, Italian, Japanese and Portuguese).

Strong entrepreneurial spirit, founder of Emagister, Wikilearning, Mundoanuncio, Amistarium.

Strong experience in business development and environmental changes, with a large component of strategic vision.

In April 2000 participates as a founding member of Emagister, in the creation and start-up of the learning directory of Grupo Intercom.

In January 2002, Jordi Castello leads the Strategy Division. Within this area he is responsible for the Business plan and the implementation of new services, as well as supporting the sales team in the acquisition of new clients.

In middle (of) 2002 the company’s Administrative Board is created, and he joins it as full-time member.

In January 2003 and after the growth in structure, the Board of Directors is created, of which he is also a member. In addition he becomes an external assessor to the marketing and business development area of the Nautic Business of Grupo Intercom. His aim is to assist in the growth in those parameters relevant to the company.

Developer of new projects in emagisterLabs (new Project laboratory for emagister learning services) and created Wikilearning (new business idea based in the “wiki” concept).

Jordi became International Director of Emagister.com leading the expansion of the company opening the international office based en Boston.

ARTHUR ANDERSEN- Audit Department, 1999-2000

During the period from 1999 to the beginning of the year 2000 Trainee Auditor He worked with the most important companies in Spain.

BELLATERRA CONSULTING - Preparation of market reports, 1998 - 1999

Performing market reports for multinational companies with the aim of introducing their products in Spain. For 12 months he took part sporadically in various projects for the Junior Company Bellaterra Consulting, of which he is a member.

Education

International Advanced Management Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2006

Executive Master in Marketing Management, Esade Business School 2003 – 2004.

Communication in business, Harvard University 2006.

Harvard Extension Website Developer, Harvard University 2006

Project Management Program. 2003. IESE

Business University Program. 1999 - 2000. Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona.

Degree in Business Administration. 1997 – 2000. UAB.

SEO & SEM conference, New York Jupiter Conference, 2007

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