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Javier Lázaro

Javier Lázaro

Director of Digital Hub
Ferrovial

Javier Lázaro

Director of Digital Hub

Ferrovial

After more than 20 years working with Business and Technology; Javier is Director of Ferrovial’s DH. DH generates efficiency in current businesses and explores new business opportunities through the use of data, emerging technologies and user experience. Platforms such as Ferrovial’s Mobility Datalake and ventures such as Wondo are examples of the variety of products delivered by DH.

Aliona Yurlova

Aliona Yurlova

International Business Developer
iContainers

Aliona Yurlova

Aliona Yurlova

International Business Developer

iContainers

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST and PUBLIC SPEAKER, currently leading iContainers international business growth and strategic partnerships with cargo agents world-wide, focusing on a more effective use of innovation in logistics and consequently more value-added shipping services. She holds MA in International Economics and is fluent in Chinese as well as English, Russian, Spanish and French. Taking into account her six years´ professional experience in China, Aliona also publishes articles on prevailing trade and logistics tendencies featured in numerous Spanish and English media such as The Loadstar, Marine Insight and Portal Portuario. Passionate about international commerce, strategic negotiation and innovation, driven by challenging targets and goals.

Diana Morato

Diana Morato

Managing Director GoFlash
Flash

Diana Morato

Managing Director GoFlash

Flash

Diana is the Managing Director of GoFlash in Spain, a German startup in the micromobility sector, which has raised Europe's largest ever “Series A” funding this year. After several years abroad, Diana moved back to Spain to study Law and International Relations at ICADE, starting her career in the strategic business consulting sector. After joining Indra and attending her Executive MBA at IE Business School, she came into contact with the startup world, having a key role in the expansion of two "sharing economy" companies: Fon (WiFi sharing); and Zipcar (car sharing). In the summer of 2015, Diana launched Deliveroo in Spain - a British home-delivery food startup, led by her till two months ago - achieving great results and an exponential growth, thanks to the building of a strong team. Awarded as 100 Best Female Leaders in 2017, Diana has also been recognized as one of Spain's Most Influential Women, being today one of the leading women in Spain startup sector.

Dr. Javier Gonzalez-Soria

Dr. Javier Gonzalez-Soria

Managing Partner
Travel Tech 1 Sociedad de Capital Riesgo (VC)

Dr. Javier Gonzalez-Soria

Dr. Javier Gonzalez-Soria

Managing Partner

Travel Tech 1 Sociedad de Capital Riesgo (VC)

PhD in Economics. Juris Doctor. Stanford SEP Certificate. MBA. MAC. CIA. Legal Auditor. Javier's career began in 1992 in Mundicolor Iberia, the leading Tour Operator in Spain. In 2002 he was appointed as General Manager. There he learned the insights of the traditional travel business. In 2006 he joined Google as Director of the Travel Vertical creating from scratch that Unit. 6 years later Spain was one of the 10 key global markets for Google and he generated aprox 45% of the revenue. He also developed Travel pan-regional projects and was member of the Global Travel Advisory Committee. In those years he learned the insights of the online travel business and the fundamentals of Digital Transformation. In April 2012 Javier left Google to found and launch ConnectedtoGo, a traveltech start-up devoted to providing connectivity to travellers. acquired on Jan 2014 by Eurona Telecom, a listed company. In Feb 2014 he joined that company as CCO. In Oct 2014 he created Eurona Digital, a unique marketing platform (.

Samuel Fuentes

Samuel Fuentes

Chief Technology Officer
OnTruck

Samuel Fuentes

Samuel Fuentes

Chief Technology Officer

OnTruck

Telecommunications engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, with extensive experience in programming, systems architecture and management of teams and technology at an international level. Since the start of his career he has always been interested in dynamic start-ups, and he actively participated in the launch of 4 tech start-ups. In 2011 he joined Delivery Hero in Berlin as head engineer and contributed as VP of engineering to scaling both the team and the system’s architecture from the first funding rounds to a valuation of $3B, meanwhile leading the market in over 30 countries. In 2016 he joined the OnTruck project as Tech manager to develop a market-leading solution.

Daniel Gonzalez Bootello

Daniel Gonzalez Bootello

General Director
Smart City Cluster

Daniel Gonzalez Bootello

Daniel Gonzalez Bootello

General Director

Smart City Cluster

Specialties: Program Management, Team Coordination, Network Planning and Strategy, Information Systems Strategy, Management and Senior Management Consultancy

Tom Horsey

Tom Horsey

Co-founder & Investor Relations, (Moderator & Investor in Transeop)
Connected Mobility Hub

Tom Horsey

Tom Horsey

Co-founder & Investor Relations, (Moderator & Investor in Transeop)

Connected Mobility Hub

Co-founder & Investor Relations, (Moderator & Investor in Transeop)

Sandra Fernández Curias

Sandra Fernández Curias

Head of Scouting & Innovation
Telefónica (New IoT Business)

Sandra Fernández Curias

Sandra Fernández Curias

Head of Scouting & Innovation

Telefónica (New IoT Business)

I’m a Telecommunications Engineer and EMBA from the IE Business School. I've lived in Germany, Latin América and Spain during my working life. I am an entrepreneur, in and outside Telefónica (I have been 4 times outside, the last time, back in 2013, to set up a market for the sale of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin). I currenty work in the area of IoT (Internet of things) at Telefónica Global, bringing new products and services into the solutions portfolio. I also follow and scout new tendencies and start-ups regarding the IoT space. I’m a digital transformation leader. I combine technological expertise with business oriented mindset to evolve businesses to the next stage. I design and execute corporate, competitive and functional strategies based on innovation to simplify processes, bring efficiency and, the most important, boost revenues thought new business models. I transform disruptive ideas, look for synergies and combine them with existing capabilities to convert them into profitable businesses.

Juan Manuel Baselga Iturzea

Juan Manuel Baselga Iturzea

Director Marketing Communications & PR
Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Juan Manuel Baselga Iturzea

Juan Manuel Baselga Iturzea

Director Marketing Communications & PR

Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Max Zeumer

Max Zeumer

Vice President
Flixbus

Max Zeumer

Max Zeumer

Vice President

Flixbus

Born in 1981 in Munich, Max has a diploma in Computer Science and Philosophy from Munich University, Auckland University of Technology as well as an MBA from Colombia Business School in New York city. Max joined the Boston Consulting Group as consultant in 2007 and soon discovered his passion for disrupting traditional industries through digitalization. In early 2015 Max joined FlixBus team as VP International Business and took on the task of expanding FlixBus beyond the DACH market. He drove the internationalization of the business to Italy, France, BeNeLux, Nordics, and CEE from the beginning and is now managing teams in Zagreb, Milan, Paris, Amsterdam, Spain and Stockholm.

Ignacio Tovar del Marmol

Ignacio Tovar del Marmol

Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation
Iberia

Ignacio Tovar del Marmol

Ignacio Tovar del Marmol

Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation

Iberia

Ignacio Tovar started his career in the aviation industry, a part of the logistic department at Airbus. For nine years he worked in the consulting firm Accenture, at the Strategic Consulting and Processes department, mainly in the Travel&Transportation Industry and focused in digital businesses. In 2015 he joined the Venture Capital Fund Samaipata Venture as a Principal, investing in e-commerce’s start-ups across Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and the UK. In 2017 he became part of Iberia’s team, looking after Digital Transformation. He holds a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from University Carlos III of Madrid.

Gregorio Magno Toral Jiménez

Gregorio Magno Toral Jiménez

Founder & CEO
Ciclogreen

Gregorio Magno Toral Jiménez

Gregorio Magno Toral Jiménez

Founder & CEO

Ciclogreen

Ciclogreen the online platform that allows companies, city councils and universities to reward their employees and citizens with free gifts for using sustainable means of transport. Gregorio has a PhD in Biology and is a member of the technical committee of the bicycle industry working group of the National Congress of the Environment and participates as invited speaker in numerous international congresses on innovation and green entrepreneurship (CONAMA, South Summit, GreenECONet and others).

Francisco González García

Francisco González García

Co-Founder
Transeop

Francisco González García

Francisco González García

Co-Founder

Transeop

Antonio Valenzuela

Antonio Valenzuela

Co-founder & Global New Business
Mox Holdings

Antonio Valenzuela

Antonio Valenzuela

Co-founder & Global New Business

Mox Holdings

Mox is a business logistics provider that connects companies with customers to maximize their production capacity and multiply their sales. We do "Instant Delivery" in small, medium and large cities. We deliver the order to the final consumer within a maximum of two hours within the city. We turn the capillarity of your physical stores into a competitive advantage and increase your delivery options by offering the fastest solution on the market. We bet on creating a professional profile as a distributor, creating jobs secured in the social security.

Felipe Garcia

Felipe Garcia

CEO
Knowdle Group

Felipe Garcia

Felipe Garcia

CEO

Knowdle Group

Our mission is to create the first ACI, Artificial Collective Intelligence, engine for sustainable industries. That’s why we built CloudedWe, a Bioinspired Open Knowledge and Artificial Collective Intelligence platform that takes care of three crucial concepts online: Social Networks, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). CloudedWe is the unique and disruptive independent ACI cloud that gives businesses growth complete control over how they integrate collective intelligence and semantic interpretation intelligence into their products and services. We’ve spent over 7 years building this platform in the optimal way, resulting in a powerful tool that empower companies and startups with the AI they need to engage in new business models. Knowdle founds the real value of your data though your influence over your friends. “Let what you love, find you”.

Marisol Menéndez

Marisol Menéndez

Chief Open Innovation
Spain Startup - South Summit

Marisol Menéndez

Marisol Menéndez

Chief Open Innovation

Spain Startup - South Summit

"She is Chief Open Innovation Officer at South Summit, the global Open Innovation platform that connects startups, corporations and investors and former Global Head of Open Innovation at BBVA – where she designed and developed the Open Innovation project since its beginning. This experience has given her a unique understanding of both the corporate and startup worlds, needed to develop successful collaborations. Marisol is an expert with more than 20 years of experience in the areas of open innovation, fintech and digital transformation. An Industrial Engineer with an MBA, currently pursuing a PhD in Open Innovation. Marisol is known for her inclusive leadership style, talent for creating high-performance teams, and ability to establish lasting connections. An industrial engineer who loves to sing and play guitar, Marisol Menendez believes deeply in the power of trust to drive change, and in collaborative innovation. "

Federico Ruiz

Federico Ruiz

Director
5g National Observatory

Federico Ruiz

Federico Ruiz

Director

5g National Observatory

Federico Ruiz joined Mobile World Capital Barcelona as head of the ON5G in 2018 Advanced Engineer in Telecommunications from the Technical University of Madrid, he has a long professional track record in business development, innovation and entrepreneurship, RDI management and the creation of new high-technology products and services. His work at the head of SIDSA (1987-2012), a company that he co-founded and where he was Deputy Chairman of Engineering, stands out particularly. As Director of Business Development at UAV Navigation (2011-12), Ruiz led the application of avionics in the civil and consumer electronics market. He has recently combined his mission as CEO of Arthika Trading Solutions (a specialist Fintech startup) with consultancy and teaching. On a parallel basis Ruiz has also worked as an independent expert for the European Commission since the initial Framework Programmes in 1987 to the current H2020. He has likewise collaborated on the Eureka programmes and with the European Space Agency (E

Marta Becerra

Marta Becerra

Directora de Asuntos Públicos & Relaciones Institucionales
A Digital

Marta Becerra

Marta Becerra

Directora de Asuntos Públicos & Relaciones Institucionales

A Digital

Miguel Manjón

Miguel Manjón

Innovation & Product Manager
Cellnex

Miguel Manjón

Miguel Manjón

Innovation & Product Manager

Cellnex

Telecommunication engineer with 15+ years working in the innovation areas of Telefónica, adapting internal processes for innovation according to company’s strategy. My proficiency profile has evolved from technical positions to project manager and consultancy, being very familiar with Agile methodologies for the product development process and Lean Startup and Design thinking for the Innovation processes.

Frederico Venâncio

Frederico Venâncio

General Manager Spain & Portugal
Voi

Frederico Venâncio

Frederico Venâncio

General Manager Spain & Portugal

Voi

With an extensive experience in mobility, Frederico is leading the expansion of VOI in the Iberian markets since its launch. VOI is Europe’s fastest-growing micro-mobility company, offering electric scooter sharing in partnership with cities and local communities. Frederico has been interested in dynamic start-ups since the start of his career, having a key role in the expansion of different start-ups in Portugal. In 2016 Frederico joined Cabify to launch its service in Portugal and contributed as Head of Operations to lead the expansion of the company in the 4 main cities of the country. With the vision of creating cities free from noise and pollution, made for people, not for cars, Frederico is now boosting the growth of micro mobility in Spain and Portugal cities.

Luis Fernando Lopez Ruiz

Luis Fernando Lopez Ruiz

Director de Estartegia Empresarial
Adif

Luis Fernando Lopez Ruiz

Luis Fernando Lopez Ruiz

Director de Estartegia Empresarial

Adif

Maria Urrea

Maria Urrea

Operations Manager and Launcher inSpain
Voi Technology

Maria Urrea

Maria Urrea

Operations Manager and Launcher inSpain

Voi Technology

Javier de Pro Rueda

Javier de Pro Rueda

Chief Executive Officer
Fundalogy

Javier de Pro Rueda

Javier de Pro Rueda

Chief Executive Officer

Fundalogy

Javier is also the CFO of Fundación Bancaria Unicaja.

Enric Ochoa-Prieto

Enric Ochoa-Prieto

COO
Mox

Enric Ochoa-Prieto

Enric Ochoa-Prieto

COO

Mox