Philipp Brinkmann Co-founder and CEO, Travelplanet24/Tripsta

Philipp is half German, half Greek and was born in 1980 close to Munich. After receiving a Diploma in International Business Administration from Munich Business School in 2005, he moved to Greece and co-founded with Kristof Keim. Currently he is acting CEO of travelplanet24/ Tripsta, an innovative online travel agency which offers good value and easy to book transportation across 39 countries.

Travelplanet24 was founded in 2005 when Philipp Brinkmann and Kristof Keim saw a gap in the niche Greek market for online travel. Since its launch, Travelplanet24’s powerful online platform, commitment to pioneering technology and tailored customer support has spread across over 39 countries under the Tripsta brand. Travelplanet24/ Tripsta now have a global turnover of around 300 million and offices in Athens, Bucharest and São Paulo – ranking among the three largest online travel agencies in South Eastern Europe.

He loves his work; he is a tech enthusiast, an optimization junkie and a good old wine lover.