Javier Sesma

Javier Sesma is Vice President of Business Development globally at TK Elevator where is responsible to support the growth and business expansion of TKE business with global Key Accounts, major projects and strategic partnerships.

Javier Sesma has +25 years of experience on Business Development, innovation and internationalization. After starting his professional career at Andersen consulting with international assignments in Puerto Rico and USA, has spent the majority of his professional experience at TK Elevator (formerly thyssenkrupp Elevator) where has acquainted 23 years onĀ  elevator, escalators, airport systems and digitalization with responsibilities at Sales, Operations, Services and Corporate, and international assignments in USA, UK and Spain .

In the last 9 years, he has lead the global team at TK Elevator Innovation Center, which has contributed significantly in the success and Global product launch of some of TKEs innovative technologies, like iwalk, ACCEL, MULTI, Automatic Docking Assitance (ADA) for Airport Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs), MAX IoT cloud platform or HoloLinc among others. Generating more than 80 patents worldwide and contributing significantly to position TK Elevator within the innovation leaders in urban mobility and digitalization.

Passionate for construction, engineering, enterprenuership and people development is co-inventor of +10 patents on vertical and horizontal transportation technologies, is frequent speaker on international conferences and press spokesperson for Innovation at TK Elevator. Javier Sesma holds Master of Science (M.Sc) on Industrial Engineering by Politechchnical Engineering University of Gijon (Spain) and University of Glasgow, Master of Advance Studies (M.A.S) in Business Administration by University of Oviedo and Post Doc studies at ESMT of Berlin.