CEO / NED / Early Stage Tech Investor
Ottokar is an expert in building and scaling consumer product and platform businesses. He has experience across a wide range of sectors including FMCG, Beauty, Dating, Gambling, and Travel.
Ottokar cut his teeth building global consumer brand businesses at P&G including Head & Shoulders and Olay. He then moved into the general management roles for pioneering online brands including: Rated People, eHarmony, Betfair and Hostelworld. Most recently, he was CEO of the global VC owned Cruise-line Travel Agent Dreamlines.
He is also a seasoned Early Stage Tech Business Investor and board advisor. He’s currently an NED to the health business Tonic and a mentor to a number of founder-led startups.
As a McKinsey CEO programme Fellow with an MSC in Intl. Management, Ottokar has a passion for using his experience in both traditional corporates and start up environments to mentor others. Currently he is helping CMOs to make the transition into the boardroom, and new Founders to create compelling pitches to raise new investment.
In his spare time Ottokar loves to ski, cook and play the piano. He divides his time between London and Vienna.