Johannes Reck is the Chief Executive Officer at GetYourGuide. He leads the company’s long-term vision and strategy.
Johannes co-founded GetYourGuide in 2009 while attending the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and has grown the company into the leading booking platform for incredible travel experiences.
Under Johannes’ leadership, over 30 million tickets have been booked to date via the GetYourGuide website, mobile app, and partnership network. GetYourGuide has raised over $650M from investors such as the SoftBank Vision Fund, Battery Ventures and KKR. Johannes leads GetYourGuide’s 550-person global team from its headquarters in Berlin, Germany.
Johannes originally hails from Cologne, Germany and holds an M.Sc. in Biochemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Tao Tao is the Chief Operating Officer at GetYourGuide. He leads the company’s business operations.
Tao co-founded GetYourGuide in 2009 while attending the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He has since led several strategic company functions, including Business Development, Supply, and Customer Service.
Under Tao’s leadership, over 30 million tickets have been booked to date via the GetYourGuide website, mobile app, and partnership network. GetYourGuide has raised over $650M from investors such as the SoftBank Vision Fund, Battery Ventures and KKR.
Tao is a native of Beijing, China, and studied economics at Tilburg University and physics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Udi Nir is the Chief Technology Officer at GetYourGuide. He is responsible for the company’s long-term technology vision.
Udi brings over 25 years of engineering leadership honed in Silicon Valley to GetYourGuide. Before joining the company’s management team in Berlin, Udi served as Vice President of Engineering at San Francisco-based online groceries marketplace, Instacart, where he led technology efforts during a period of exponential business growth.
Prior to Instacart, Udi served as Chief Technology Officer at online fashion retailer ModCloth; VP of Engineering & Co-Founder at unified communications platform Threadsy; and Senior Director of Engineering at eBay, which he joined via its 2005 acquisition of Shopping.com. Udi has served in technology management roles since the mid-1990s.
A native of Israel, Udi holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, both earned at Tel Aviv University.
Emil Martinsek is the Chief Marketing Officer at GetYourGuide. He is responsible for the company’s marketing and growth strategy.
Before assuming his current role in 2018, Emil served as Vice President of Product Management at GetYourGuide, in which he was chiefly responsible for scaling the company’s performance marketing capabilities and driving market-leading mobile growth. Products built by Emil and his team connect the company with tens of millions of consumers.
Prior to joining GetYourGuide in 2013, Emil held several roles at travel booking platform Hotwire, serving most recently as Director of Product. Emil began his career in the Technology Labs division of global consulting firm Accenture, where he focused on innovations in data analytics and data architecture.
A native of Dayton, Ohio, Emil holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.
Nils Chrestin is the Chief Financial Officer of GetYourGuide.
Nils joined GetYourGuide in 2019 from Global Fashion Group (GFG), the leading online fashion and lifestyle destination in growth markets, where he played a key role in the post-merger integration of several regional online fashion and lifestyle destinations across Asia-Pacific, Latin America, CIS, the Middle East and India to form GFG. In his capacity as Group CFO, Nils oversaw several rounds of funding, the growth and development of global finance and legal functions, significant profitability improvements and growth of the business’ net merchandising value to €1.5 billion. Previously, Nils served as managing director and CFO for Lamoda, GFG’s business covering the CIS market. He began his career in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley.
Eva Glanzer is the Vice President of People at GetYourGuide. She leads the company’s recruiting, human resources, and office operations.
Prior to joining GetYourGuide in 2014, she served as the Head of HR at DaWanda, a marketplace for gifts and handmade products. Her previous experience also includes HR and recruiting roles at alfabet AG and Zanox.
A native of Klagenfurt, Austria, Eva holds an M.Sc in Performance Management from Leicester University.
Ameet Ranadive is the Chief Product Officer of GetYourGuide.
Prior to joining GetYourGuide in 2019, he most recently led the Well-being product team at Instagram, which built systems and tools to keep Instagram users safe and help them be mindful about their Instagram usage. He was previously Vice President and GM of Revenue Product at Twitter, where he helped grow Twitter revenue sevenfold in four years. Ameet co-founded a Google Ventures-backed startup company, Dasient, which sold to Twitter in January 2012. Earlier in his career, Ameet was a strategy consultant with McKinsey and an engineer with Hewlett-Packard. Ameet holds an MBA from UC Berkeley and an MS and BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT. He loves being a father to three children, travel, cooking, reading, and writing.