From trends in travel and innovation to groundbreaking startups and political movements, The Internationalist explores topics across cultures and industries, puzzling out what it means to be a global citizen in the modern age.
A podcast for the curious and adventurous, The Internationalist delves into various topics in our complex and changing world. Each episode will feature a stimulating conversation with some of the world’s most interesting and influential figures. As the world of travel opens up again, The Internationalist and his guests guide you through a whole planet of possibilities.
Our host Julio Bruno describes himself as a global citizen: Spaniard by birth, American by choice, and British by residence. In a varied and successful career across continents, Julio has worked for multinational companies such as Time Out, where he was the CEO who took the company public, and was awarded ‘Business Leader of the Year – Consumer Media’ by Campaign UK in 2021 during his tenure there. Prior to Time Out, Julio held key positions at TripAdvisor, Regus, Travelport and Diageo. Julio founded his company, BR1 Creative, at the end of 2021. He also works with the startup community as an investor and Board Director, and is a strategic advisor for a number of international companies.
Julio is always seeking a path and a platform to impact our world positively, as both a business leader and individual. He’s been named in the 2021 HERoes Advocate Executive list, which celebrates the top 35 global leaders who are championing and advocating for women in the workplace; and made Yahoo! Finance and INvolve’s Top 50 EMpower Advocate Executive 2021 list of global leaders championing and advocating for ethnic minorities as well as their Top 100 OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Model global list 2021. In Spain, Julio was awarded the Officers’ Cross of the Order of Civil Merit for his services to the country.
In The Internationalist, Julio aims to shine a light on subjects unexplored, connecting through conversation across borders to help his listeners sate their wanderlust and expand their horizons.