Speakers 2019

Within the 7th Edition of OpenExpo Europe more than 150 national and international speakers will discuss on the latest trends in the Open Source and Free Software world, through different formats such as talks, workshops, business cases, keyspeaks, MeetUps, Forums and round tables. Each of the 10 conference rooms will hold different interesting topics for the technical, business and end-user audience. Do not lose this opportunity!

OpenExpo Europe 2019 Speakers

Amparo Marin de la Barcena Grau

Ph.D Candidate. Quantitative Models in Strategy & Finance
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Telecom Engineer, MBA International in Digital Business Management and Ph.D Candidate in Quantitative Models applied to the Financial and Strategic environments. International profile and professional trackrecord in in Banking, Corporate Finance, M&A and management consulting. Has published a number of articles in magazines and congresses related to innovation and systematization. Collaborator of chapters in 2 books on Risk management and... Más información

Eduardo Abril

Creative Director and CEO
Creatix Ltd

I'm a very curious mind that enjoys analyzing information and business strategies to create visual experiences in in different shapes and formats. I always ask questions before I start sketching my ideas with lines and arrows. A millennial graphic designer who evolved into a brand, marketing, communications and UX consultant for global brands. I'm very digital but I also like... Más información

Javier Pozo Ugidos

Universia (Grupo Santander)

I am the CIO for Santander Universities and Universia, the two corporate areas in Banco Santander where we help universities with their digital transformation and students through orientation and employability services. I am a Senior Manager with proven management and consulting skills and who is results-focused. I have more than 17 years working in business development, project management, IT delivery... Más información

Mathematician and passionate about data and its representation. I work in banking, responsible for the Data Miner, Data Science, and Data Governance teams, designing models of advanced analytics, reporting, managing E2E projects and carrying out the analysis and monitoring of the department's KPIs with traditional Waterfall and Agile methodologies in the digital transformation area. I have experience in the functional... Más información

Passionate about electronics, software and free hardware. Trainer, embedded developer and electronic designer. Trying to lead a group of electronics enthusiasts and make sure no one gets hurt along the way. I have taught specialized courses in microcontrollers, electronic design, energy efficient techniques, PCB design over the past 10 years and have also helped design various industrial devices currently in... Más información



Responsible for the coordination and management of operational, productive and business processes associated with the activity of the company in the area of IT, in addition to implementing better technical, methodological and business development processes, enhance the training of workers among other functions. I provide expertise in the different areas and technologies that influence the activity of this position. Specialist:... Más información

Expansion consultant in Latin American international relations of the ERP & CRM Dolibarr management tool with the objective of creating opportunities for Spanish-speaking companies in Latin America. Director of marketing and communication at the company, as the company responsible for the expansion and support to ERP & CRM Dolibarr users in Spain and Latam.

Father, entrepreneur, innovator, versed in technology consulting and IT security evangelist, chef and occasional golf player. Multi-faceted professional with extensive experience in ICT management in both the public and private sectors. Developing my professional experience in large companies of the IBEX 35, in the SERMAS and different Startups. Degree in Computer Engineering by ICAI and UPM, with a degree in... Más información

Miguel Gillis

Managing Director at NFON Iberia

Before joining NFON in 2016, Miguel worked more than 25 years across technology, media and telecommunications. He has a demonstrated track record in hardware, software, applications & solutions sales. Miguel earned his B.Sc. in engineering at Penn State University and his MBA from the IESE Business School (University of Navarra) in Barcelona.

Raúl García López

Watson and Cloud Platform Sales Manager for Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel

In his current position as Watson and Cloud Platform Sales Manager for Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel, Raúl leads a team that help companies in their journey to Cloud as well as in the development of innovation and digital transformation projects, especially in Cloud, Data, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence areas. His professional career started in Lotus Development. After joining IBM,... Más información

Sara Alvarellos Navarro

Innovation Business Leader

I am Business Leader at everis where I lead innovation consultancy and digital transformation projects for our clients. I am passionate about new technologies, new ideas and open innovation. I gather more than 7 years of experience leading strategic projects and designing new products and services for the public and private sector. I believe technology can help us make a... Más información

Technology teacher. He has held various academic leadership positions, such as Deputy Head in Secondary Education and as an Education Advisor for the Regional Ministry of Education of the Community of Madrid. He is currently Technical Counsellor for the International Department of the National Institute of Educational Evaluation, in charge of the relationships with international organisations related to external evaluations:... Más información

Joan Ruiz Berenguer

IES Districte Marítim (Valencia)

Student of 3rd compulsory secondary education in the state school, Districte Marítim in Valencia. Programmer and video game designer with Scratch and other platforms

Ángel Ramos Obregón

Head of Security Architecture

Passionate about security and innovation, I started my professional career in the world of physical security as Security Director in the design of integral security systems, both technically and organizationally, trying to apply new technologies and working frameworks to improve global security in any institution. 6 years ago I made a change to the world of information security, developing this... Más información

Josep has experience as a developer, system administrator, product owner, and startup founder. He worked in international projects for a few years and founded a game studio in Barcelona in 2011. He has been involved on Blockchain and cryptocurrencies since 2017. On late 2017 he founded osBarcelona, the Block Producer Candidate on, BOS, EOS, Telos and Meetone. Currently, he... Más información



Emilio Tovar CIO TELEPIZZA GROUP Emilio has a degree by the Zaragoza University as Industrial Engineer. Emilio is a certified fellow on APICS American Production and Inventory Control Systems. Emilio is the CIO of the Telepizza Group and a member of the Extended Leadership Team with an extensive professional career on Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing. International Experience in Utilities, Aeronautical,... Más información

Tomas Pariente Lobo

Head of Data Intelligence Lab

Tomás Pariente has a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering by the UPM (Spain). His technical expertise is mainly in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Linked Data and knowledge management. This expertise started in 1987 when he joined the company Indra Sistemas, where he has taken part in multiple commercial and R&D projects. Since June 2006 he works as a project manager... Más información

Jorge Barroso Carmona

Developer/Developer XD

Jorge Barroso is the co-founder and Android developer of Karumi and Android GDE. Before Karumi, he worked 5 at Tuenti, the leading Spanish social network, and MVNO. Jorge developed a wide variety of strategic products covering J2ME, Blackberry and especially Android. With over 10 years of software engineering experience, he also collaborates with the IBM Research team working with some... Más información

Industrial Engineer from ICAI with more than 20 years of IT experience. Passionate about technology, transformation and new ways of teaching. She has developed his entire professional career in IBM in the technical area, from technical pre-sales to technical director, leading international and multidisciplinary teams, and until 2019 technical executive. Experience in AI, Big Data, Cloud, Blockchain and IoT. MBA... Más información

Álvaro Rezola

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

PhD Candidate in Finance and Computer Science. Working within an interdisciplinary team from the Dpt. of Finance at UAM and the Dpt. of Cryptography at CSIC developing software solutions for the new market microstructure of digital assets in Ethereum. We analyze data at trace level directly from a local Blockchain node with QuickBlocks, an Open-Source library.

Francis Brosnan Blázquez

CTO in ASPLHosting, ASPL

CTO in ASPLhosting and ASPL Member of the managment team for maintenance and support in datacenter infrastructure, as well as software development fo ASPL products / services. Computer science engineer by UPM university, specialized in administration and security in Linux OS and in software development. Author or co-author of some opensource products like Vortex Library, Axl Library, Turbulence, ext-Dns, MyQttHub,... Más información

Expansion consultant in Latin American international relations of the ERP & CRM Dolibarr management tool with the objective of creating opportunities for Spanish-speaking companies in Latin America. Director of marketing and communication at the company, as the company responsible for the expansion and support to ERP & CRM Dolibarr users in Spain and Latam. Más información

Vocational Training Teacher in Computer Sciences since 1985. Working Group Leader of the Technical Computing and Communications Group in INCUAL from February 2004 to September 2005. Training Advisor in S. G. de Formación del Profesorado from April 2008 to September 2009. Technical Training Advisor in Subdirección General de Programas de Innovación since 2010.

As a physicist, I started my career at the Nuclear Physics Group in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid where I became interested in the technical part of the work, linked to computational physics and Linux systems management. In 2012 I left the academic world and I started nin Telco World working for BlueTC as an external consultant in Ericsson R&D.... Más información

Computer engineer from the University of Alicante and creator of FacturaScripts, an open source accounting, billing and CRM software.

Co-founder, Consultant and Business Director in Cohaerentis. Bachelor of Law, with a master's degree in computer law, I´m specialized in management and innovation of business models. With an extensive experience in training, legislation and business competitiveness. Cohaerentis was co-founded in 2010 to develop an interdisciplinary consultancy activity oriented to the new economy.

Data Scientist Full Stack with 4 years experience. Maths, statistics, probability and data analytics enthusiast. Developer of the decision engine in Apazame for the last two years. Nature lover and sportive climber.

Alejandro Asensio

Scrum Master & Architect
Paradigma Digital

In love with technology Alejandro enjoys every challenge that comes his way, every line of code and every pass to production... the more the better! He strives to provide a strategic vision focused on users from the beginning, to ensure the durability of the product, its usefulness and impact. He loves his job, but there is still time to enjoy... Más información

Dr. Cristina Aranda is Business Development at Taiger, an Artificial Intelligence company focus on Natural Language Processing, specialising in information extraction and knowledge access, with offices in Singapur, Madrid and Mexico DF. Cristina has more than 17 years of experience in Innovation and Marketing with companies from IBEX35, Top500 and Startups. She is a co-founder of Association Mujeres Tech and... Más información

Denys Skorbizh

Digital Marketing Consultant

Denys is responsible for the marketing and PR at Zadarma (VoIP Solutions) in Spain and Latin America. He has a Masters degree in Digital Marketing and Web Analytics and has over 10 years of work experience in the fields of marketing, advertising and web page analytics.

Felipe Polo

Managing Director

Digital leader with 12+ years of experience creating products and accompanying companies in their digital transformation & strategy implementation. Cofounder and Managing Director at GuideSmiths. Microservices architectures & open source code evangelist.

Manuel Hurtado

Solution Architect at Redis Labs
Redis Lab

Manuel works at Redis Labs as Solution Architect. Providing an experience of more than 15 years in the industry, in recent years he has focused on Database and Big Data technologies. Before joining Redis Labs, Manuel worked in Couchbase, Oracle and BEA Systems, with roles such as Solution Architect, consulting and development.

20 years of global management experience focused on delivering value to different industries through the design, build and implementation of efficient, cost-saving and innovative IT Services. Authentic leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to energise co-workers, stakeholders, clients and partners with passion to embrace change. Strong customer service & account management, managing expectations and delivering results on a... Más información

Playing with technologies since the last century. During all this way, he has worn many caps, such as Software Engineer, Product Manager and Solution Architect. When he closes his laptop, he likes spending time with his family, traveling, or driving anything with an engine.

CryptoEconomist. Founder of Crypto Plaza. Manager of Tokenomics Stars, Crypto Fund in Iconomi and CEO of Digital Assets Institute.

CEO & founder, Interban Network Partner , He has wrote "I love my pymes", a guide for small and medium enterprises. With more than 35 years of experience developing an important role in business and entrepreneurship, he has always been committed to make small enterprises move forward. Nowadays, He is co-founder of Adbizers, A startup company focus on advisory... Más información

Implementation of solutions related to Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0 in industrial companies, especially in processes where artificial vision is available and we want to improve the result obtained with artificial intelligence. Applications like: 1. Analysis of defects in parts, inspection processes and quality control 2. Calibration and measurement tasks 3. Classification tasks, where products are cataloged 4. Pattern recognition... Más información

Fares Kameli Mariategui

Lead Technology, Development and Marketing Advisor
Technology 4 Investment

Fares Kameli is Digital Transformation professional up to 20 years of experience. He has worked in international areas, in different business areas, and has pivoted from the design of technological solutions to become a reference for data-driven marketing and transformation of business models, including the creation and deployment of new business models and start-up environments.

Yan Maurakh

Carrier Relations Manager

My name is Yan Maurakh. I've been working in IT almost my whole life. Last 4 years are dedicated to VoIP. Besides carrier relations, I also provide support to our B2B and B2C clients, helping them to integrate IP telephony in their systems and to set everything up and running. Before joining the team I spent 7 years in the... Más información

I have a degree in Audiovisual Communication and a passion for sociology and macroeconomics; I worked in financial companies that made me discover Bitcoin. Since then, I founded Bitcobie to facilitate the entry to the crypto ecosystem for people like me who did not have a technical profile. I am an ambassador of PUBLIQ and Master Distributor of Pundi X,... Más información

Tobie Langel is the principal and founder of UnlockOpen, a boutique consulting firm that helps organizations think strategically about open source and align their open source effort with desired business outcomes. His clients include top tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Intel, or Mozilla. He sits on AMP’s Advisory Committee and on the Advisory Board of OASIS Open Projects. Previously, he... Más información

Álvaro Zamácola

Country Manager Spain & Portugal

Álvaro Zamácola is Country Manager for Spain and Portugal at BlaBlaCar, the leading European carpooling community. Álvaro is a regular speaker at conferences, media and masters on the themes of Collaborative Economy, entrepreneurship and Marketing.


chief technical officer Numintec.

More than 25 years involved in the development of technological projects in differents areas (health,Data,Communications) Co-owner and CTO of Numintec Group, where we have developed a 100% cloud-based communication system.

Alex is a senior QA engineer and open source Python hacker with 10+ years of experience. He is the current maintainer of pylint-django and project lead for Kiwi TCMS. He loves everything open source, public speaking, cooking with wine and riding fast motorcycles! Alex has been speaking at various events in both English and Bulgarian for the better part of... Más información

Serial business developer. Innovation, analysis, hard worker and proactivity. Always looking for new goals. Currently working in Altran, innovation consulting, in the developing of new business and also cofounders of Commons, startup which works in the Personal Artificial Intelligence field.

Co-owner and Co-founder at Brain Updaters, S.L. Didac Oliveira believes in perseverance, creativity, honesty and teamwork to achieve goals in work and life. The DRLM Project and the company were born under those values and is the main reason why at BU we work hard every day. Didac has been a speaker in various well known Open Source Conferences the... Más información

Gerardo Jiménez

Atlassian Consultant

Gerardo is an Atlassian Consultant in Salenda. He started to work with tools such as JIRA and Confluence in 2010, as well as to become familiar with the agile ecosystem. From 2013 he started as an Atlassian consultant and today helps companies to improve their working way, implementing these tools with the application of agile methodologies.

Computer Systems Engineer with Specialization in Networks and Telecommunications; Lecturer Researcher of the Autonomous University of Zacatecas and Coordinator of the Free Software Laboratory of the Zacatecan Council of Science, Technology and Innovation of the State Government of Zacatecas. Currently related to strategic free software projects in Zacatecas and Mexico: • Leader of the Internet Laboratory of Things in COZCyT... Más información

pedro romero used

system architect comms security
Hackmadrid - sopra steria

Open Source Technology Evangelist, Global Security Systems and Comms, Cloud Openstack Integration, Ethical Hacking, Cybersecurity, ENS, System Administration, Remote Communications, VoIP, E-Learning, GNU/LINUX and FLOSS, Virtualization, Clustering. Disruptive Technology, SDN/NFV FW Security Assessment,Network Penetration Testing,Forensic Engineering,Technological initiatives on emerging Systems integration & administration,Training, development, & mentoring,Cross-organization collaboration, Blockchain Networks, Blockchain Tech Consulting

Ander Ochoa

Cognitive Technical Architect - IBM Systems Hardware

Hi!! My name is Ander Ochoa and I am Cognitive Systems Architect. I have been working at IBM since year 2k. I have special interest in high performance architectures as POWER and I have developed my career in several countries both in Latin America and Europe. I also have worked as SAP Hana Architect for POWER Systems but recently I... Más información

Roberto Vidal

Software Engineer

Software Engineer at Tuenti, "rustacean" by night. My curiosity is all over the stack.

Studies of C. Physics, in 1985 I joined the Madrid Stock Exchange participating in the creation of the continuous market and the routing of orders from financial institutions to the market. In 1989 I joined Deutsche Bank with the aim of starting a new bank in the Spanish market, DB Credit. After closing the technological environment of DB Credit, in... Más información

Horacio González

Evangelist Developer at OVH

Spaniard lost in Brittany. After some years working as frontend lead developer on @warp10io time series database, Horacio currently works as technical evangelist at @OVH. He is the co-founder and leader of the @FinistDevs and organizer of @DevFestBdM. Horacio is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) en Web Technologies and Flutter. He loves web development in general and everything around Web... Más información

UX/UI Designer & 2D Artist. I could not be able to learn just one thing, so, I studied Graphic Design, Web, Illustration and Concept Art for Videogames and Animation, passions that I complemented with postgraduate degrees in Marketing (UNED) and UX / User Experience (UOC). UX Consultant, promoter and active and passionate collaborator of PUXL and iK Project. Helping to... Más información

Samira Taieb

Consultant - EMEA Open Cloud Infrastructure

Samira Taieb is a consultant within the Oracle EMEA Open Cloud Infrastructure team. She helps clients with the implementation of their open-source and cloud-native initiatives. The technologies Samira mainly works with are Oracle Linux, Ksplice, Docker and Kubernetes. She leads architectural discussions, presents and demonstrates solutions and provides training to colleagues, customers, and partners to teach them about open-source. Más información

Computer Engineer, Director of architecture with more than 20 years of experience in technological projects in the USA for large automotive companies specialized in A.I., N.L.P. and I.O.T. In addition, he has published several specialized books. He is currently Director of Architecture at Zontisa.

For more than 15 years I have worked for both private and institutional clients, collaborating with leading IT companies. I have held positions of technical leader mainly in J2EE environments, along with teams of great human and professional quality. My passion for creating digital products leads me to experiment and learn continuously. After the experience with corporates, I entered the... Más información

Juan Pedro Pinilla García

Information Security Team Leader

Juan Pedro has a professional career of more than 25 years of experience. He has always been dedicated to the applications of technology in the business field, in logistics, distribution and financial areas. In the last 10 years he has specialized in cybersecurity and has played CISO functions at Dexia Sabadell Banco Local. Currently he is Information Security Team Leader... Más información

Computer Engineer and Entrepreneur, with more than 27 years of experience in the IT sector, He has directed large projects for both the Spanish government and large companies in various sectors such as Telefónica, Iberia and Banc Sabadell. He has also designed and created software products always with the latest technologies in the market.

Co organizer of Blockchain International Congresses CIBTC in Spain and Andorra. Winner of a "Digital Award" for media innovation in Spain in 2017. Versatile B2B and B2C Professional marketing with more than 30 years of experience in marketing, sales, planning and development of events. Creative with commercial mentality.

Political Science degree from the UCM (Somosaguas-Madrid), Sociology Ph.D (UB-Barcelona), Political Action and Citizen Master. Participation on the Rule of Law (Bar Association of Madrid-Universidad Francisco de Vitoria). I became a non politically correct person: free to support initiatives or denounce injustices with not worrying about the color. I have been collaborating with IESE as Research Assistant for more than... Más información

Óscar Delgado

IMMUNE Coding Institute

PHD in Telecommunication Engineering from the (UC3M) and Bachelor in Computer Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). With over 12 years of national and international experience in cybersecurity, both academically and professionally. Specialties: Cryptology, network security, cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

Julian Fernandez is a young entrepreneur and student with various years of experience developing hardware for space-oriented applications such as chipsats and picosatellites. He founded Fossa Systems while aged 15, an association dedicated to the development of picosatellites and with the goal of democratizing space. He has vast experience in public speaking with presentations on an international level such as... Más información

María Borbonés García

Software Architect

Computer Engineering graduated and later she did a Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. For more than 7 years she has been working in IBM, always in technical positions, and currently she is Artificial Intelligent solutions architect. Plus, she is professor at "Instituto de Empresa" and Big Girls Theory women community co-founder, whose main objective... Más información

With a background as Computer Science Engineer, I consider myself a proactive and multidisciplinary professional with almost 20 years of experience in the management of Information Technology, Innovation, Education and E-commerce. I have also developed skills in Business Strategy, Business Development, Customer Relationship Management and Talent Management. Currently I'm a co-founder of BrainSINS and I host the podcast Pensamiento.Digital, where... Más información

Colleged journalist, Pablo Sammarco started his profesional carreer in the digital area in 2004. Since 2010 runs as general manager and founder The Social Media Family, a digital marketing agency based in Madrid focused on content marketing, ORM, web design, community management and social paid media. In 2011 Pablo launched Periodistas por el Mundo, the first spanish speaken social media... Más información

Darío Fernández Khatiboun

IBM AI Power/Analytics Expert
Logicalis Spain

Telecommunication Engineer, Darío is specialized in electronics by the Technical University of Madrid. Currently working as an IBM AI pre-sales engineer at Logicalis Spain.

Graduated in Business Administration and Management and specialized in Cyberlaw, Vicente is Editor-in-Chief of CyberSecurity News, the leading Spanish cybersecurity magazine, and organizer of the CISO Day 2019 event.

Javier Garrido

New Digital Business Director

Commited with education from an unique project as this one at SM. Convinced that innovation comes from team work, people's drives, visions, shared decisions and knowledge. Passionate about science, technology, travel and photography. Currently working at SM as a new digital business director, searching for ways to improve learning through technology. I believe in education and I'm trully cominced that... Más información

Bryan McEire

Technology Advisor & Co-Founder

▪ Born in Costa Rica, he has also lived in Spain and Belgium. ▪ Bryan is an IT and software engineer, having undertaken his studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Université libre in Brussels. ▪ He has various years of experience in the infrastructure and business intelligence sector, and has worked as a freelancers in large companies... Más información

Jorge is an experienced engineer in computer science with advanced skills in the whole process of IT projects design and development. He has been managing the whole lifecycle of WBSAirback, a fully featured enterprise backup and storage solution for 7 years now. During this period, the product has been a reliable backup solution for many mid and very big sized... Más información

Manrique is the CEO and shareholder in Bitergia and a free, libre, open source software development communities passionate. He is a graduated Industrial Engineer with research and development experience from the Technological Center for Computer Science and Communications of the Principality of Asturias (CTIC), W3C working groups, Ándago Engineering, and Continua Health Alliance. Former executive director of the Spanish Open... Más información

Masafumi is leading Raspberry Pi community in Japan and volunteering Raspberry Pi Foundation from farthest east country, Japan,.He has been helping their business and encourage Raspberry Pi related projects with them. Masafumi has elected ARM INNOVATOR by because of his vivid activities with Raspberry Pi in Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Masafumi has also been contributing many other OpenSource projects,... Más información

I believe in technology’s power to transform organizations into more effective organisms, uniting human and technical resources to catapult growth. I’m a performance-driven leader with 17 years of experience in creating and leading high-performance teams and transformation programs in the finance, technology and education industries in close collaboration with 16 countries. My competencies are people, budget, change and stakeholder management,... Más información

Antonio Jimenez Ramirez

Automation and Supervision Systems Leader / Manager
Andorra Telecom

Currently as Responsible / Coordinator of the work team of Automation and Supervision Tools. Performing maching learning, AIOPS and everything related to process automation and IT and RPA to help digital transformation. System Administrator with more than 8 years of experience in the Sector and in several projects working with several Technologies available in the IT world, Cloud Computing and... Más información

Certifications: Computer Engineer Máster e-Commerce and Digital Marketing (UMH) Experience Director Digital Business Digital SEUR Alicante Professor at the School of Industrial Organization(EOI) My commitment to society: President of the Association Against Gender Violence Live Wings Trustee SEUR Foundation President of the Ocean Race Opinion Club Honorary President of the Aragonese Cultural Center in Alicante Chairman of the Rotary Club... Más información

Industrial Engineer, Mechanical specialty, speaker in different industrial forums, working for 25 years with industrial automotive companies in the implementation of IT processes

Luiis is the CEO and founder of LAPO Blockchain, a Swiss FinTech company specialized in solutions based on Blockchain and distributed ledger technology. In 2018 his company was recognized among the best 50 Blockchain companies in Switzerland. The digital entrepreneur began coding when he was 13 years old, and shortly afterward he founded his first company, an Interactive Design agency... Más información

Anton Sankov

Software Engineer

My name is Anton Sankov, I am 22 years old and I am from Bulgaria. I started programming in 10th grade and immediately found out that this is my passion. I continued studying software engineering in the Technical University of Sofia in 2015 and got my first job as Software Engineering Intern at SAP Labs Bulgaria in 2017. Around that... Más información

José David Martín Nieto

Director of Central Zone Territory
Essi Projects

José David Martín Nieto is currently Director of Central Zone Territory of Essi Projects, being responsible for the commercial and technical activity in the area of Madrid and surroundings. For 8 years, he has been an IT Consultant specialized in OpenShift, Architect of Red Hat DevOps and Middleware, and Instructor & Examiner of Red Hat. He has different official certifications... Más información

Rafael Gil Horrillo

Digital Transformation Technical Officer
Avanza - Mobility ADO

Rafael Gil is Mining Engineer by Univ. Politécnica of Madrid and Executive MBA by Instituto de Empresa Business School. He worked for 8 years for Accenture, in the Retail area. In 2003 become IT & Organization Director in Grupo Boyacá, where, in 2012 launched yupick!, a start up focus in drop points for eCommerce. From 2012 to 2018 he worked... Más información

Antonio Hurtado García

Director of technology

Antonio Hurtado leads the Artificial Intelligence team across Nielsen Connect. He has more than 12 years of experience in AI focused on Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing. Most recently, his team is working on Deep Learning applied to pattern recognition over text and images. In addition, his team is applying Deep Learning and Machine learning to generate... Más información

David Gómez G.

Developer Advocate

David currently holds its position as Developer Advocate at Liferay With more than 15 years of experience in software development, has been part, lead, and developed projects for Banking, Insurance, Defense and Sea & ground transportation business. Aside of software development he is also dedicated to training, being a SringSource Certified Instructor and also delivers the JavaSpecialists Master courses in... Más información

Stefan Junestrand holds a Ph.D. in Architecture and is considered a leading international expert in areas related to Smart Cities, Intelligent Buildings, Sustainability and Blockchain. He is the CEO and co-founder of Grupo Tecma Red, Spain’s leading Media Company specialized in providing information and knowledge about Sustainability, Energy and New Technologies for Buildings and Cities. Junestrand is also a member... Más información

Chief Executive Office at Ivnosys Soluciones y Diploma in Business Management and Bachelor of Law from the CEU. He finished his studies with a Master in Telecommunications Law and New Technologies by the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid. Throughout his career, he has led several companies specializing in Internet and security applied to New Technologies, such as Domestika and... Más información

Hi all!, I'm David and I'm front-end developer at Bitergia and a PhD Student in the URJC. Related to the education, I have studied a Degree in engineering in telecomunication technologies at University Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid - Spain), then I studied a master's degree in telecomunication engineering and now I'm studing a PhD related to Data visualization in Virtual... Más información

Co-Founder at The Agile Program. CEO & Agile Consultant at Enciende la Luz. Agile evolutionary processes designer and trainer. Passionate about success, I live every project in which I participate. Entrepreneur since long time ago, I have clear that the path to success lays on liberty, responsibility and compromise with others. At the university I have studied Business Administration and... Más información

Social entrepreneur specialized in Digital Transformation and EdTech. Creator of the ABF Educational Methodology (Factory Based Learning) in Factory Matters. Decentralized Digital Identity Advisor. Trainer at Blockchain Institute and Blockchain Spain. Currently, I combine the development of the ABF educational methodology with the experimentation in Decentralized Digital Identity and the dissemination of blockchain technology.

Carmen Torrano

Iot Security Product Manager

PhD in Computer Science from the Carlos III University of Madrid, specialized in Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence, developed at the Spanish National Resarch Council. She is currently working at Telefónica, particularly in the IoT Security initiative, which belongs to both ElevenPaths (Telefónica's Cybersecurity Unit) and the IoT area. At the same time, he gives lectures at different Spanish universities.... Más información

Francisco Gonzalez Perez

Solutions Architect / Trainer
Magnolia CMS

Since I started in the world of programming in 2012, I've seen programming not only as a job but as a way to have fun. I started as a Java developer and soon after I got into the content managers and portals. During the last years, I've been focused on Magnolia CMS defining business solutions and architectures based on this...

Computer engineer, Master’s degree in Information Security, and Lecturer for Security and Business Continuity (King Juan Carlos University’s specific degree). I also possess different sector-specific certifications like CISA (ISACA), 27.001 LA (BSI) or the Penetration Tester Professional Gold (eLearnSecurity). I was awarded the Microsoft Imagine Cup in the Software Design category in 2007 and a Microsoft active Professional in 2010.... Más información

Jaime Balañá

Technical Manager

Jaime Balañá is responsible for the design and architecture of NetApp storage solutions for large accounts. Before joining NetApp, he worked for Sun Microsystems and Oracle in the Professional Services department, where he specialized in the deployment of High End architectures and the development of Enterprise solutions. Jaime has also worked for Telefonica and Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte Balay S.... Más información

Free Software Foundation member and Electronic Frontier Foundation activist. Defender of the rights and freedoms of users in the field of security, privacy and decentralization. Professor of Applied Cryptography and Computing at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Cybersecurity area in BBVA and programming node in Blockchain España. Disseminator of security and hacking techniques.

Alejandro Delgado

IBM Cloud, Arquitecto Ejecutivo

Alejandro works in an innovation role focused on the use of Cloud and AI based technologies. Help clients to develop and implement a strategy in this roadmap really enjoying these technologies, focusing on the cloud and the use of cognitive technologies, working in several workshops for clients. Collaborate with the transfer of these technologies to the university is his day... Más información

He is an outgoing person, who has been programming for over 20 years and he is considered passionate about all aspects related to computer science, especially those regarding web technologies and design. He has been working in the field of web and mobile applications since its beginning and had the opportunity to test endless frameworks, languages, back-end technologies, and databases.... Más información

Daniel Díez García

Global Head of Blockchain & Emerging Technologies
UST Global

Daniel Diez Garcia, Global Head of Blockchain at UST Global. Daniel is a renowned Spanish entrepreneur internationally distinguished for his career as one of the first early adopters to promote the use and development of solutions and ecosystems based on Blockchain technology, founding companies such as Bit2Me (awarded as best startup of 2015 by Actualidad Económica), Blockchain Toolkit (first Blockchain... Más información

Esther Amor Pérez

IT Specialist GTS TSS Open Source

Esther is an IT Specialist helping, over a decade now, to take advantage of the possibilities that technology has to add value to companies regardless of their size. Currently part of the technical team that supports open source solutions at IBM. Satisfied user of Ubuntu since 2005, she is interested in Sciences, science fiction, languages ​​and photography.

Marcus Biel

Director of Developer Experience
Red Hat

Marcus Biel (@MarcusBiel) works as Director of Developer Experience for Red Hat. He is a well-known software craftsman, Java influencer and Clean Code Evangelist. He is also a regular speaker at Java conferences all over the world, such as JBCN Conf Barcelona, JPoint Moscow and JAX London. Besides this, he works as a technical reviewer for renowned Java books such... Más información

Jorge Nogales Nogués

Customer Engineering Lead

Passionate about technology and about how it will change for the better people and companies' life. With a Telecommunications engineering background and more than 20 years of experience in the IT field, mostly in the services and infrastructure area, I started in the financial sector developing automated trading systems and then helping companies in the telco sector. Now, as a... Más información

Fernando Mateo Sanz

Senior Director Data Science & Technology
IE University

Fernando Mateo Seasoned executive of the Consulting and Technology industries, with significant business outcomes achievements in large corporations worldwide through innovation and technology enablement. In the last few years, he has focused on Digital Transformation processes. His experience includes: Partner in EY, Head of the Technology Consulting Division in INDRA SYSTEMS, and Country Director (Spain & Portugal) in TERADATA Consulting,... Más información

Laveau Jean-Hervé

Lead CI/CD DevOps Tooling & Practices
ENGIE Digital

Jean-Hervé Laveau has a long history of more than 26 years in the IT field. After 13 years in management of development teams and complex projects, architecture design and programming at Wincap Software then DEISK, he spent another 13 years expertise in production of software: release management, quality, reliability, structuring enhancement and cost reduction for many companies : DEISK, BNPPA,... Más información

Stephan Dühr completed an apprenticeship as a mathematical technician at the Distance Learning University Hagen. After that he worked as an organization programmer for ferrocontrol GmbH and as a Linux support technician at ID-PRO. Between 2001 and 2003 he was a system consultant for Suse Linux AG. He was co-founder of the open source services company dass IT in 2004.... Más información

Alberto Gómez Toribio

Blockchain Specialist

With more than 10 years of experience, I lead the Blockchain innovation unit in Bankia, from where I promote Blockchain and digital assets projects, but also initiatives to transform the organizational culture. I have worked as technology expert for government agencies such as the Ministry of the Internal Affairs and the Supreme Court, private firms such as Sony Entertainment and... Más información

Working in BBVA as DevOps, he is specialized in infrastructure as a code, cloud architecture, and Containers. He is strongly involved with a lot of Free Software communities, is a Docker community leader and organizes numerous local groups. He share his time among professional activities, and hobbies. Activities coming from scientific publications up to a photography agency.

David Rey Blanco

Chief Data Officer idealista/data

Passionate about advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence and tecnology. He has startep up several technological companies in the data and internet fields. Lately in his career he has held several Chief Data & Analytics Officer positions.

I create B2B marketing strategies for companies, helping them to transform and modernize their processes, to innovate, generate demand, and develop their businesses. I have worked in communication, marketing, sales and product management and ended up founding my own projects and businesses to provide the above to others, alongside a team of well-established professionals who contribute value and know-how for... Más información

Passionate about technology since she was a child, she began her career at Numintec 9 years ago as a developer of the InvoxContact project. Over time, it has evolved to lead projects for the start-up of the Numintec product portfolio.

Journalist with a degree in Information Sciences, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Ecommerce News, the largest communication medium in Spain and Latin America specialized in information on electronic commerce, online marketing and digital economy. With more than 130,000 unique monthly users, it is aimed at all professionals with interests in e-commerce, online marketing, mobile commerce ... Users can find in... Más información

Astor Nummelin Carlberg works as a Senior Policy Adviser for OpenForum Europe in Brussels, responsible for policy development and advocacy. Lately, he has run the, aimed at protecting Free and Open Source software from the EU's Copyright Directive. Before joining OFE, he was an Accredited Parliamentary Assistant at the European Parliament. He has extensive experience of European policy making... Más información

Rubén García Plaza

Data Engineer part of the Algorithm Engineering group at Instituto de Ingeniería del Conocimiento
Data engineer.

Ruben Garcia Plaza is Data Engineer part of the Algorithm Engineering group at Instituto de Ingeniería del Conocimiento (IIC). He holds a MSc in Big Data and Analytics in Datahack School (2017) , a Bachelor's degree in Business Sciences (2012) and Associate Degree in Computer Science (2000). For more than 15 years he has worked as IT consultant specialized in... Más información

Chema Alonso

CDO (Chief Data Officer)

Chema Alonso is currently the CDO - Chief Data Officer - at Telefónica. In this position he heads the company’s Big Data strategy, Advertising and the Fourth Platform. As part of the work to define the Fourth Platform, he also leads the Personal Data Bank team and is the main internal promoter of the Data Transparency Lab. He is also... Más información

English BIO

Tomer Brisker

Senior Software Engineer
Red Hat

Tomer Brisker has been a core developer and maintainer of the Foreman project for the past five years, as part of his job as a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Israel. He is currently the project's Release Manager. Tomer is also a board member of Hamakor, Israel's Free and Open Source non-profit organization. He lives in Tel Aviv with... Más información

Associate Professor in Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Doctoral Degree in Preventive Medicine, Public Health and History of Science PhD program, Specialist Diploma in Research Management and Knowledge Transfer, Master's Degree in New Technologies Applied to Education and Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information. Coordinator Manager of the Virtual Campus of the UCM. Professor in charge for Miríadax platform of... Más información

Jorge Oteo García is currently CIO at Vocento, a leading communication group in Spain. He is passionate about what he does and has a great experience transforming media in this country, since it is one of the sectors that is changing the most from the digital standpoint. Jorge holds a degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid... Más información

Pedro J. Estébanez, resident in Miranda de Ebro (Burgos, Spain), has been dedicated across the years to different branches of computing, all of them around software development. For some years now he has oriented his career towards some disciplines that formerly were hobbies of him: 3D, multimedia and game development. He has published on Google Play a guitar simulator called... Más información

Vincent Champain


Vincent Champain is a senior executive in the technology industry. As president of GE Digital Services Europe, he supported dozens of industrial customers’ digital transformation, and led General Electric’s European (industrial applications development, data science, machine learning, cyber security,...) center of expertise. Before joining GE, Vincent worked for McKinsey where he led performance and digital transformation projects in EMEA. He... Más información

Javier Lucas is a Computer Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, where he worked for 7 years as a public employee in the area of development of solutions in the field of the Secretary of State for Energy and the Web Development Area in charge of developments in the framework of the fields of Digital Communication, Transparency, Electronic Headquarters,... Más información

Always from the IT perspective, Andrés Pedrera developed his career in several sectors. Computer Engineer, Entrepreneur, he sold his company to Jazztel in 1999, with the condition to join the group for the new project they were starting, After leaving in 2007, he joins RTVE as IT Director, for the creation of RTVE Medios Interactivos, successful project which... Más información

Alex Preukschat

Coordinating node
Blockchain España

Alex is passionate about the continuous social transformation facilitated by technology and the new P2P economy. His focus is business strategy and project management for international and startup companies in the Blockchain ecosystem. During his professional career he has worked in the financial industry (FinTech) and tourism space in technology and business development. He is the author of the first... Más información

Dioni is a founding partner and has been the technical and quality manager of the consulting and services company Quer System for 20 years. Specialized in computer consulting and open source software, has more than 25 years of experience dedicated to the sector of Information Technology, providing services to public, private, academic and Telcos.

Zara Florent

Innersource project leader
ENGIE Digital

Florent Zara is a French & Canadian Engineer and has been involved, both personally and professionally, in the FLOSS community since 1999. Today he is an admin at (reference french-speaking, community driven website about Free and Open Source software) and CTO and Open/Inner Source expert of Henix, editor of the Open Source quality software toolsuite Squashtest. He's been an... Más información

@JorgeWebsec on Twitter, but he is very known like "Gorgue de Triana". He is a Quantika 14 founding partner. He is as a researcher and computer expert. Published a lot of papers on where he has been writting about his point of view, his work, applications developed, protocols and guides, among other things. Also belongs to EXO Security a... Más información

Chema Alonso

CDO (Chief Data Officer)

Chema Alonso is currently the CDO - Chief Data Officer - at Telefónica. In this position he heads the company’s Big Data strategy, Advertising and the Fourth Platform. As part of the work to define the Fourth Platform, he also leads the Personal Data Bank team and is the main internal promoter of the Data Transparency Lab. He is also... Más información

After working as a teacher, a stylish or even a Chinese interpreter while getting my degree in Computer Science Engineering; my love for technology allows me to work in large companies as Microsoft, as a Technical Evangelist responsible for the Academic programs, and BQ, as a Product Manager in the Innovation & Development Department. I was one of the forerunners... Más información

I connect professionals in the Club of business La Latina Valley, entrepreneur, business angel and creator of contents of Digital Economy

Alex Vallbona

Managing Director Birchbox Spain

Alex joined Birchbox at the end of 2013 attracted by the possibility of changing the way people discover and buy for beauty products in Spain, as it is already being done in the United States, the United Kingdom and France. Since he joined, the company has experienced several changes in their local operations and strategy to adapt Birchbox's value proposition... Más información

Enrique Palacios works as Project Manager leading European fintech and blockchain projects for Eurohelp Consulting,a company based in Spain with branches in Europe that provides innovative TIC solutions at both strategical and business level. He is also working on a AI project in the Venture Capital sector for the German payment gateway Fairbill. Previously, he worked for 16 years in... Más información

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Applications Development and with a wide experience in front-end environments, José Maria Baquero is Web Developer at Arsys and expert in SEO and usability. He has specialized training in the main technologies, programming languages and frameworks (JavaScript, MySQL, WordPress, Joomla!...) that are used in projects and web applications development. He joined Arsys in 2013 after more... Más información

Keith Hollman

Principal Solution Architect

20+ years messing around in IT: from irq, infovia, Dynix/ptx, Oracle DB, Oracle Financials and e-Business Suite to MySQL and all that it envolves. And still learning! Over the many years, lots of people have helped me along the way, so I just want to return the favour ... or more, if possible of course.

david lastra

Ecommerce, Martech, Adtech Manager

David Lastra is currently Manager of Business Development of ecommerce and Martech / AdTech technologies in Minsait (Indra). He has previously been Digital IT Innovation Director & Partner in Good Rebels. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the technology sector, linking his career to the implementation of different technological strategies applied to the world of digital... Más información

Salvador Mendez

Chief Digital Officer

CDO (Chief Digital Officer) at elEconomista, I help adapt to the changes that digital transformation needs by aligning those objectives with the business strategy. Portals with high traffic, especially when it comes to a means of communication, have great challenges that require a large team capable of adapting to innovations, not only in terms of technology but also in how... Más información

Alfonso Roa is an architect of functional programming in Habla Computing. Has been using Scala for the last 5 years in different applications such as retal, packet, and public works. Has an extensive consulting experience with projects like Spark, Akka, and others Scala ecosystem (frameworks). He is ScalaMAD co-organizer.

Carlos Alonso

Global CIO and Head of Ecommerce & Digital Channels at Giunti Psychometrics
Giuntipsy Psychometrics

My professional expertise covers two different areas. On the one hand, I possess a strong technical background, being the architect and coordinator of our corporate tools. On the other, I am the unit manager in charge of the Online Marketing platforms, being the sole responsible for their performance and evolution. This gets me closely involved in all tasks related to... Más información

Hong Phuc Dang

InnerSource Manager

Hong Phuc Dang founded FOSSASIA in 2009 as a community devoted to improving people’s lives through sharing open technologies, knowledge and fostering global connections. Over a decade, she steers the organization, directs project teams, runs events and education programs, encourages open source participation across Asia. Hong is also a board director of the Open Source Initiative. She currently acts as... Más información

Enrique Diego Bernardo is a Telecommunications Engineer and Master in Business Administration and Management with more than 18 years of experience in different positions within the Technology Area of the of Madrid Public Transport Operator (EMT Madrid). Enrique has actively participated in the development and implementation of multiple technological projects in the company, such as the Fleet Management System, the... Más información

María Borbonés

Watson Data & AI IT Specialist

María Borbonés graduated from Cardenal Herrera University CEU in Valencia as Computer Engineer. Then she completed a Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Currently she works at IBM as Cloud Technical Specialist for Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel, and also works as a professor in different master's degrees. Their responsibilities include the delivery of enablement... Más información

Angelica Sanz Ull

Marketing & Communications Manager

Curious by vocation, I combine two of my passions thanks to working in Magnolia: Marketing and technology. I started in Magnolia almost three years ago thanks to a blog on IoT I was writing while I was studying a master and working in the toys industry. Before that I worked in the premium perfumes industry, where I started when I... Más información

I consider myself as a lucky person who has worked in a greate variety of environments and projects. Windows environments of all sizes and flavors, from Windows NT to Windows Server 2016, including all desktop OSes. Network design and management, especially in the WISP sector and corporate CPDs. Recently, I am working in Open Source environments on Linux systems with... Más información

Bruno Bianchi

Co-Founder and Director of Strategy

Co-founder of Spotahome, left his native Argentina at age 20, and since then has lived in four countries and done business in more than 15. Thanks to his extensive travels and love of languages, he's fluent in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Danish. His eclectic professional experiences have given him a unique perspective on the business world. He worked as... Más información

Creative director, artist, poet and entrepreneur on businesses. She has developed with creativity into alternative spaces and culinary arts. She was born in Puerto Rico, Mariela has a master's degree from Naropa University in the United States, which emphasized contemplative arts and somatic creation. She also has a degree from the University of Puerto Rico in Comparative Literature. She was... Más información

Computer Engineer by training and passionate about Free Software. I have been working in dinahosting since 2011, performing different tasks and using all kinds of free technologies for that purpose. I am currently part of the web development team, from where we take care of implementing all the tools with which our clients interact.

Javier Morales Escudero

Artificial Intelligence Director

I am the Artificial Intelligence Director at Avanade (part of Accenture). Leading the definition of the offering and the projects to customers in the Iberia Region Formerly I was CIO in several companies during 15 years. I was IT Director at PONS one of the leading intellectual property agencies in Europe, also I was CIO at ENGIE Iberia leading the... Más información

Teresa Alarcos has significance experience in Good Governance and Compliance. She has been serving several boards as Non Executive Director of the Nominations & Remunerations Committees, and Audit, Control & Compliance, in different industries: tech, biotech, educational, cultural institutions and foundations. She is currently Board member at Several startups , Advisor at SolidQ Golden Partner at Microsoft, Founder and President... Más información

Colonel Fernando Antonio ACERO MARTÍN is a member of the 37TH CLASS of the SPAF Air Academy, where in 1985 he received his commission as Lieutenant in the Troops and Services Echelon. During his first year as a Lieutenant he completed the Signals Course at the SPAF Signals School in Cuatro Vientos, Madrid. Upon its completion he was assigned to... Más información

José Carlos Baquero Triguero

Big Data & Artificial Intelligence Division Head

Mr. José Carlos Baquero Triguero holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and nowadays is working as executive in the IT field with more than twenty years of experience in the ICT area. He is the Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Division at GMV and specialized in areas such as Fraud Prevention, Cybersecurity,... Más información

Alba Ferri Fitó

Product Manager

Alba Ferri is the global Product Manager of WOCU-Monitoring at A3Sec, a monitoring solution that is currently available in more than 7 countries worldwide. She is responsible for the product strategy and marketing content. Prior joining A3Sec she was responsible for the monitoring platform at Vodafone Spain and one way or another throughout his career has always been related to... Más información

Martin Forstner

Solution Architect at Redis Labs
Redis Lab

Martin has been working as a Software Engineer for 11 years before he joined Redis Labs as a Solution Architect. He has developed server- and clientside solutions in several languages and paradigms. He's specialized in distributed systems programming using appropriate networking protocols and database technologies. In addition to that, he has been deploying applications in different cloud environments and was... Más información

Tomasa Rodrigo López

Head of Big Data at BBVA Research

Tomasa Rodrigo is currently Head of Big Data at BBVA Research in charge of Big Data projects for economic, social and geopolitical analysis. She has a large experience working with cloud infrastructures, large databases of a financial and social nature (media and social networks). She has published several articles about tracking geopolitical, social and economic events with Big Data and... Más información

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