Javier Placer

CEO of Telefónica Open Future
Javier Placer

Javier Placer is the CEO of Telefónica Open Future, the Open Innovation platform of Telefónica that gathers all the initiatives around open innovation within the Company (talent detection tools, acceleration and scale-up programmes and venture capital funds). He joined Telefónica SA in 2011, after managing his own M&A (Optim&a Corporate) and asset management companies. Javier began his career in BBV in 1991, joining after the bank Beta Capital and Salomon Brothers. He holds a MBA from New York University.