Carsten Bernhard

Carsten Bernhard

eDreams ODIGEO
Group CTO


4.6bn €




eDreams ODIGEO is one of the world’s largest online travel companies and one of the largest European e-commerce businesses.
eDreams ODIGEO and each of its five leading brands – Opodo, eDreams, Go Voyages, Travellink and Liligo – have been instrumental in ushering in a new era of travel booking. With a presence in 43 markets, we are Europe’s largest flight retailer, serving over 18.5 million customers last year. They provide expert consumers with the tools to search further and faster than anywhere else online, comparing millions of options in a matter of seconds to provide a personalised service. Customers can access the best deals in regular flights, low-cost airlines, hotels, cruises, car rental, dynamic packages, holiday packages and travel insurance to make travel easier, more accessible, and better value. This is made possible thanks to our team of committed and talented professionals, who prioritize customer satisfaction. eDreams ODIGEO is listed in the Spanish Stock Market.

  • September 2016 – present: Group CTO of eDreams ODIGEO
  • July 2013 – September 2016: CIO Germany Austria, Switzerland, Poland of TUI Deutschland GmbH
  • March 2006 – June 2013: CTO of AutoScout24
  • October 2003 – March 2006: Manager Investment Banking IT Operations at HVB Info
  • March 2002 – March 2003: Assistant to the CTO at HVB Info
  • October 2000 – March 2002: Senior Software Engineer at Fast-Track Systems
  • August 1996 – September 2000: Team Leader New Technologies at Commerzbank FX Trading
  • 1996 – 2000: Team Lead FX Software Development at Commerz Financial Products (Frankfurt)
  • 1993 – 1997: EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Diplom Betriebswirt, Business Administration
  • 1993 – 1997: James Madison University, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
  • CIO of the year 2011
    ComputerWoche & CIO
    November 2011
  • Nominee for European CIO of the Year 2012
    March 2012
  • Positioned AutoScout24 as "Top Workplace in IT" in Germany, 2013

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