Javier Cano

Javier Cano


Nationality: Spanish

Year of birth: 1970

Mr. Cano is an Industrial Engineer with an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France), where he graduated with honors. He has more than 20 years of experience, the last 12 of which have been spent in the insurance industry working for Cigna, a leading health services company with more than 165 million clients and over $132 billion in revenue. In Cigna, he was European General Manager and COO (Chief Operations Officer) for the global expatriate insurance business, leading customer care, clinical and network teams in 11 service centers in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

Before joining Cigna, he was a consulting partner at Oliver Wyman. In 2000 he ventured into the then-nascent e-commerce industry, working for MercadoLibre.com, the largest e-commerce company in Latin America, with over 267 million registered users.

Well aware of how important digitization is in every industry, he has proactively updated himself by taking several immersion courses in Artificial Intelligence and other exponential technologies at Stanford, MIT, and Singularity University.

He is currently developing his own personal project in the field of insurance. An ardent enthusiast of the start-up ecosystem, he is an active angel investor.