Joe Haslam

Joe Haslam

Executive Director, Owners Scaleup Program & Associate Professor @ IE Business School

Joe Haslam is the Chairman and Co-Founder 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 founded in 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 Business School, 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 of exponential technologies are having in fields such as Energy, Telecoms, Agriculture, Heath and Education. Born in Ireland, Joe has lived in Madrid for the last 12 years.