Joe Haslam

Chairman & Co founder, Hot Hotels. IE Alumnus, IMBA 2004

Joe Haslam is the Chairman and Cofounder of Hot Hotels, Europe´s leading mobile only last minute hotel booking app. Hot sells hotel rooms in 54 countries and was the first startup from Spain to be accelerated by the Techstars program in the USA. Joe has cofounded a number of other companies including Marrakech.com which raised over $75m in Venture Capital. At IE, he is the Executive Director of the Owners Management Program an Executive Education Program designed for startups that want to scale. In the MBA program, he teaches an elective called Trillion Dollar Challenges which focuses on the impact exponential technologies are having in fields such as Energy, Telecoms, Agriculture, Heath and Education. From Ireland, Joe has lived in Madrid for the last 12 years