Hubert Riondel

Hubert Riondel

Chief Executive Officer, BigBlank

Hubert Riondel is CEO of BigBlank, a startup studio backed by Air France KLM, dedicated to redefine the travel experience by building startups alongside skilled entrepreneurs. He joined Air France in 2007 as a pilot, after graduating from the Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC).

Hubert also studied Management & Innovation strategy at ESCP Europe and developed a deep corporate innovation skillset, before becoming Air France KLM Group Innovation Director in 2016. Hubert continues to fly Boeing 777s, satisfying his passion for air travel and enabling him to keep his finger on the ever-changing pulse of the travel industry.