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Danny Lopez

Blippar

London, UK

Chief Operating Officer

Blippar

Danny Lopez
Biography
Danny Lopez is the Chief Operating Officer of Blippar, a leading visual discovery platform that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence through smartphones and wearables. Previously he held the position of British Consul General, New York and Director General for UK Trade & Investment USA with responsibility for promoting the UK’s economic profile, foreign policy and national security priorities. He also led the operations of UK Trade & Investment across nine cities in the US, working closely with multinationals on both sides of the Atlantic.

Personal Business Advice

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.

Danny Lopez’s Newsfeed

14 Dec 2016
Blippar creates AR Santa experience

Danny Lopez, Blippar chief operating officer, said: "We are very excited to use the festive season as a backdrop for demonstrating the potential of augmented reality. This year we at Blippar will help digitally enhance the Christmas shopping experience.

26 May 2016
The Independent
Tech upstart Blippar poaches top British diplomat in New York, Danny Lopez, to head global growth

Blippar will announce the appointment of Danny Lopez, the British Consul General in New York for five years, as its new Chief Operating Officer in charge of global development on Thursday.

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Danny Lopez’s Background

Chief Operating Officer
Aug 2016 - Present
London, UK
As COO Danny oversees Blippar's global operations and strategic planning at a time of ambitious growth and international expansion.
British Consul General
Jul 2011 - Present
New York, US
As the senior British diplomat to New York, Danny was responsible for promoting the UK’s economic profile, foreign policy and national security priorities. He also led the operations of UK Trade & Investment across nine cities in the US.
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Other Business Interests

Fellow
Nov 2013 - Present
New York, US
Honorary Trustee
Aug 2011 - Present
New York, US
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Danny Lopez’s Education

Master's Degree in International Economics and Finance
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Economics