In this episode, host Simone Puorto sits down with Michele (Mik) Ruberl, a seasoned technologist with over 20 years of experience developing software solutions across four continents.

His career spans the corporate sector and entrepreneurial ventures, including founding two startups. Since 2017, Mik has been an active figure in blockchain technology within the travel tech industry. He's held significant roles, such as CTO of Sandos Hotels & Resorts and Head of Architecture & Integration at Alpitour. Under his guidance, several innovative projects were realized, including a decentralized travel loyalty federation and various NFT applications tailored for the tourism sector. Notably, he spearheaded the sale of the world's first hotel booking as an NFT for the opening of Ca' di Dio in Venice, Italy. Currently, as the Director of Blockchain & Web3 Solutions at Peakwork, Mik is at the forefront of developing platforms that enhance the traveler experience and potentially revolutionize travel and hospitality supply chain segments.

This episode delves into the transformative potential of blockchain in the hospitality industry, particularly in loyalty programs. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and learn from Mik's experiences in this evolving field!

Michele Ruberl:

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