CIO/CTO, Trivago N.V.
With 35 years of experience, Jaroslav Bláha has led world-wide strategic initiatives and organizations, amongst others as NATO Chief Architect in Belgium, Chief System Design for ThalesRaytheonSystems in France, as global program manager for logistic systems at DB Schenker, as CIO of the Swiss electrical grid, and as global CIO/CTO for Solera Holdings in the US. In 2018, he co-founded CellmatiQ, which developed AI-based image analysis products for healthcare. Since 2022, he is the CIO/CTO for trivago, the global data-driven meta-search provider for accommodations. He has participated in the development of the 1st German autonomous vehicle in 1987 and has developed his first AI in 1995.