Speakers 2018

Within the 5th Edition of OpenExpo Europe more than 250 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 13 conference rooms will hold different interesting topics for the technical, business and end-user audience. Do not lose this opportunity!

Confirmed speakers for OpenExpo Europe 2018

Yeyo Ballesteros



Abel Flórez

Technical Account Manager

20 years as a Business Intelligence consultant, turned to the database software industry 5 years ago joining the MySQL team as a Technical Account Manager for telco companies worldwide. Opensource evangelist, helping the companies all around the globe to spread the open vision paradigm. Más información

Alberto G. Toribio

Blockchain specialist

After founding Coinffeine, the first Blockchain startup owned by a bank and create Blockchain projects for big companies, now Alberto is the #1 Blockchain influencer in Spain. He has 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 Telefonica R&D and he has... Más información

Alfonso Sainz de Baranda

Chief Growth Officer

Alfonso Sainz de Baranda is from Bilbao, but has been living in Madrid for many years already. HE started in Fintech in 2012, when he founded Ahorro.NET, one of the first financial aggregators with an intelligent assistant. Afterwards, he moved to London to work in GoCardless, one of the biggest Fintech Startups in UK. And now he is working as... Más información

Javier Paniagua

Jefe de Transformación Digital
Grupo Pascual

Experienced Office Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry. Strong entrepreneurship professional skilled in Digital Business, Digital Transformation, Negotiation, Management Consulting, and Food Industry.

Agustín González-Quel

Quanticae Data Analytics

Ms Physics Sc by Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1989) and Executive MBA by IE Business School Madrid (1999). IT professional since 1990 in companies such as GMV, Sema Group (now Atos), Grupo Alamo, etc. Management experience since 1999. Passionate about technology and its practical application to business and society problems. Leader of R&D projects in the private sector and in... Más información

Yolanda Rueda. Social entrepreneur. Founder and current President of the Cibervoluntarios Foundation, organization chosen by as one of the 50 organizations that are changing the world. Yolanda previously co-founded the Campus Party and the ICT consultancy company Futura Networks. She has also worked for and the Youth Institute of Spain. In 2011, 2012 and 2016 Yolanda was named... Más información

IT Security expert. More than 28 years of experience in different fields (education, industry, journalism, information technology, telecommunications ...). The last 20 years he has developed his career in the Telefónica Group, managing projects for the deployment of management infrastructure, IT security, virtualization as well as OSS tools, always based on OpenSource software. Más información

A professional marketer able to collect and analyze information, facts and figures to measure the effectiveness of results driven marketing initiatives. As a strong advocate of performance marketing recently founded "Marketic" a new venture offering cloud based open source automation marketing solutions to the spanish spoken community. Other skills: • Strong knowledge of online advertising (Google AdWords Certified), email marketing... Más información

Architect and Developer specialized in ECM and Document Management, with more than 25 years of experience in this field. Author of the Open Source Document Manager System OpenProdoc. Currently working as Technical Architect in ECM for the Banco Santander Group, defining technological strategy and designing products and ECM solutions for all the Group's banks in the world. His experience includes... Más información

David Buckhurst

Engineering Manager

David Buckhurst is an Engineering Manager at the BBC, looking after the teams who develop interactive TV applications such as iPlayer and Red Button, and leads the BBC's Open Source Advocacy group. Más información

Laila El Qadi

Communication & Data Translator Head
Grupo AIA

My 18-year career in journalism was sparked by my very communicative, curious and open personality. A few years back, fate and my investigative nature got me interested into Big Data and Data Science. I soon realized that there is nothing better than to use the knowledge that this kind of Data provides in order to develop and improve the relationship... Más información

Noelle Acheson

Editorial Producer

After 10 years in the financial sector, in corporate finance, fund management and sector research, in 2000 Noelle set up one of the first e-commerce portals in Spain. She sold it at the end of 2013, and since then has spent her time writing and speaking about the development and potential impact of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. She currently works... Más información

Neil Harbisson is a Catalan-raised, British-born contemporary artist and cyborg activist best known for having an antenna implanted in his skull and for being officially recognised as a cyborg by a government. The antenna allows him to perceive visible and invisible colours via audible vibrations in his skull including infrareds and ultraviolets as well as receive colours from space, images,... Más información

José Carlos Baquero

Division Director

I'm a Software Engineering Executive with over twenty years of experience in the ITC sector. I lead Big Data & Analytics initiatives for GMV in areas such as Fraud Prevention, Threat Detection, Smart Farming, Industrial Process Optimization, etc. Due to years of experience of designing high performance solutions, I have acquired a high level of expertise in hardware platforms, security... Más información

Ignasi Barrera is a Senior Cloud Engineer at Abiquo. He is a long-term open source contributor and became involved with the ASF in 2013, when jclouds was first submitted to the Apache Incubator. He is a member of the Apache jclouds Project Management Committee and still actively contributes to the project. Ignasi became an ASF Member in 2015, and helps... Más información

David Olmos


President at ASOLIF, Vicepresident at ESLE y CEO at ZYLK

Andrés Chelmicki

Zextras Representative

Representative in the Iberian Peninsula of the Zextras company, Zimbra's main technological partner, since 2011 has been promoting the use of add-ons for this email and collaboration platform. Más información

Rubén Nieto

Head of Innovation
Allfunds Bank

More tan 15 years aplying technology to the financiala services, building solutions for the institutional fund distribution leading platform in Europe, Allfunds Bank. If there is a will, there is a way. Más información

He is responsible for the consultancy department. He helps and provides support to clients and partners in presale, consultancy and delivery services. He is also responsible for the training processes associated to projects. During his 10 years working for WhiteBearSolutions he has worked in the design, development, deployment and support departments. He is a Technical Engineer in Computerized Systems by... Más información

Beatriz Gómez

Consultora Digital


- 2015 up to present: CEO of Casual Robots: a pioneer company dedicated to robotics applied to companies, services or consumption (b2b), with the largest robotics asset in Europe (+500 pcs.) Offering Consulting, Development, Service, Sales and Rent for the latest in robotics. - 2013: Co-founder and owner of the units of the Robot Museum, Madrid. The first museum dedicated... Más información

Giovanni Flore

Digital Signage Manager
Benetton Group

Giovanni Flore manages a digital signage network of around 200 Benetton stores in 26 countries across the world – with a thousand screens networked. He looks after content design, production, and distribution. At Fabrica (the Benetton’s research communication centre) in 2008, he coordinated Benetton Live Windows (2010-13), an experimental project designed for creative experiences in front of the stores, on... Más información

Jorge Andrés Osorio

Digital development manager
Air France-KLM

Jorge is an e-commerce professional with extensive experience in technology companies in the United Kingdom, Colombia and the Netherlands.

Jorge Salamero

Technical Marketing Manager

Jorge enjoys monitoring all the things, from his Docker containers and Kubernetes clusters to writing sensors plugins for DIY IoT projects with Raspberry PI and ESP8266. Currently he is part of the Sysdig team, and in the past was one of the promoters of HumanOps and a Debian developer. When he is away from computers, you will find him walking... Más información

Luis Herrera

Advisory Platform Architect

I am a senior professional with a 20-year track record of selling and delivering complex, high risk, and high value software projects. I combine an entrepreneurial spirit with in-depth technical skills, extensive international experience, I am experienced at being the voice of the business, capturing the right message and vision for the largest impact. Más información

I am Lenny Horstink, I'm from the Netherlands, and currently I live in Spain. I studied Business Informatics, and my first jobs were as a programmer. I grew interest in online marketing, and specialized in marketing automation, This is where I landed my first job in an open source company: Zentyal. After Zentyal I moved on to become the marketing... Más información

Augusto Ruiz

Software Development Arquitecture Manager

With 20 years of experience in IT, and more than ten years working in Software Architecture duties, Augusto Ruiz is part of the Technical Architecure department in Repsol, leading the Software Development Architecture team. This is were, among other things, he tries to find a way to improve developer lifes,by automating tedious processes, and a way to ease his Operations... Más información

Mariano Silveyra

Director General para Europa

Mariano Silveyra is the Regional Manager from Europe & Asia at Cabify. The company started operations in 2011 and is the first app in Europe and Latam that allows hiring high-end cars with driver to move around the city. Cabify has offices in nearly 40 cities and 12 countries, and is facing a huge growth and expansion transforming the urban... Más información

Cecilia Colasanti

Staff Office of City Council for Innovation
Roma Capitale

Experience in private and public sectors for 20 years. Specialized in: - Citizen centric public policies - Participation processes - Digital transformation processes - ICT Governance (in depth understanding of strategic alignment of business and IT strategies) - ICT Audit - Change management - Risk management - Online Dissemination Systems - System and Network Management - ICT architecture - Web... Más información

Yaiza Rubio

Security Analyst

Since May 2013, she workes as a security analyst at ElevenPaths, Telefónica's cybersecurity unit, after working for companies such as S21sec and Isdefe. She is co-author of the book "Bitcoin: Blockchain technology and its research" and co-directs the Degree of Expert in Blockchain and Bitcoin of the European University of Madrid. She has been named cybervolunteer of honor by INCIBE... Más información

Eduvigis Ortiz

Partner & Founder

Edu Ortiz is a seasoned executive with more than 27 years of experience, mostly in the area of business consulting and information technology in companies such as Ernst & Young, Capgemini and Prosegur Cybersecurity .  Recently, Edu has cofounded an innovation company in Spain, Atalanta, where the aim is to bridge the talent gap on Cybersecurity domain while helping organizations... Más información

Silvia Barrera

Inspectora de Policía en excedencia -Experta en Seguridad Informática y Ciberinteligencia

Silvia Barrera is a computer security and cyber-intelligence researcher and independence consultor. She is Police Inspector and she has been working in High Tech Crime Unit of Spanish National Police for 15 years leading the social network and cyber intelligence investigation group and Digital Forensic Department. He was a member of working groups in EUROPOL and INTERPOL. She is cyber-research... Más información

Miguel Ángel Díaz

Responsable de desarrollo de negocio APPDEV & MIDDLEWARE
Red Hat

Miguel Ángel Díaz, as Aeronautical Engineer, started designing components of aircrafts and helicopters. After that, for more than 20 years, he has been working on Software Editor companies in several roles, presales, professional services director, and key account manager,... in companies such as PTC, TIBCO, MicroStrategy. Also he has work for a system integrator as Business Developer Manager for Big... Más información

Alejandro Javier Tosina

Director de Economía Digital


Carlos León is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His research focuses on Computational Creativity and Cognitive Systems, and he has found the answer to developing very complex architectures in functional programming. Carlos has also worked as a researcher in United States (Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California),... Más información

Jesús Cuesta

Tech Lead Architect Software
Santander Tech UK


Guillermo Díaz

IoT Sales Consultant

Good communication competences, both in Spanish, English and Portuguese; teamworker thanks to my professional experience as a basketball coach and amateur basketball player; excellent adaptation to multicultural and multilingual environment due to the year I spent studying in Lisbon with the Erasmus Scholarship, when I lived in a residence with students from around the world. Strong analytical capabilities and passionate... Más información

Luis Vaello

Chief Operations Officer

Luis Vaello, chief operations officer at Bitnovo and vice-president at AvalBit (Bitcoin and other technologies association). His passion for technology started with the revolution of the personal computers, he grew with the birth of the Internet, showing enthusiasm to see a connected world with the culmination of the smartphone massive adoption. The past 5 years he has been fully involved... Más información

María Medina

Data Scientist

María Medina works as a Data Scientist at PiperLab and co-organizes the PyLadies Madrid community. She studied computer science and mathematics and found the perfect combination of both fields in the data world, in which she specialized with a Master's degree in Data Science and Big Data. She's specially interested in sustainable transport and air quality, but loves exploring data... Más información

Deputy Mayor for Presidency and Institutional Coordination. He has developed his political career at the local administration. Graduated in Audiovisual Communication at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid (UCM) and has coordinated projects in fields such as cultural management, political communication and human rights. As a member of the local government of Rivas-Vaciamadrid, he has served as local councillor for Culture... Más información

Yenny Cheung

Full-stack software engineer

Originally from Hong Kong, Yenny is a full-stack software engineer at Yelp in Hamburg, Germany. Yenny is on the Biz National team, where top-notch code quality is required to scale advertising tools and reporting for national businesses. She leads the Awesome Women in Engineering Group at Yelp in Germany. Recently, she had the experience speaking at conferences like PyCon.DE and... Más información

Research engineer @ INRIA and ... - FLOSS project manager - Study community building practices (Co-author of a book about how to create & foster communities in the open source domain,) - Coach INRIA research teams to create & foster vibrant communities and, - recently I accepted to take the responsability of a development team @ INRIA   Más información

Bilbaino born in Gijón and living in Fuenla, shareholder and working in Bitergia as CEO. Industrial Management Engineer, vocational developer and involved in several projects and organizations related with Open Source and Web ecosystems. Más información

Software developer and open source culture lover. I started developing software profesionally about 3 years ago. I'm currently working as a full stack web developer with PHP / MySQL / Node.js / Javascript... in a small company, which name is CBI, located in San Sebastián de los Reyes. We develop a product, Sygris, which main goal is to make data... Más información

Effie Pechlivani

Senior Digital Officer
The City of Edinburgh Council

I am IT professional specialised on User Experience. Through my work I design and build a customer experience that balances, if not maximises, user satisfaction and service efficiency. I have studied Applied Informatics and started working on IT industry from very young age to be benefited from the interactive learning of real time work experience. I have worked with private,... Más información

Valentín García

Jefe de Innovación y Proyección Exterior
Lantik – Diputación Foral de Bizkaia


Piergiorgio Lucidi

Chief Technology Evangelist and Digital Transformation Specialist
The Apache Software Foundation

Piergiorgio Lucidi is a Chief Technology Evangelist and Digital Transformation Specialist. His entire career is focused on building smart content solutions using Open Source technologies for the enterprises in areas such as: ECM / Content Services, BPM and WCM. He is an Open Source evangelist, author, speaker and contributor, he is involved for more than a decade in different Open... Más información

Jacinto José Cruz

Innovation and Technology Manager
Opción TIC

I have a Computer Application Development Certificate of Higher Education with a qualification of 10 with honors. Nowadays, I am studying a Computer Engineer´s Degree. I work in Opcion TIC as Innovation & Development Manager, also I belong to Open Source Weekends where I am mentor and guilder; and also collaborate in Smart Areas. I love: learning new technology things,... Más información

Denys Skorbizh

Digital Marketing Manager

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 9 years of work experience in the fields of marketing, advertising and web page analytics. Más información

Blockchain believer and Co-Founder and CEO of EthicHub, who aims to disrupt the current financial lending system by creating a fair global crowd lending system. I have a background as CEO of an over 880 employees company with prior experience in operations, HR, and M&A to name a few. Más información

Ana Enríquez

sysadmin & backend developer

Ana Enríquez directs the project of Legends of STEM, a mobile game for tablets focused on girls between 8-13 years old in which you star in female references of the STEM world. The main objective is to encourage women to enroll in STEM careers and break the gender biases that currently exist with certain jobs. Graduated in Graphic Design, during... Más información

Bethlem Boronat

Consultora de Comunicación en Planner Media y Docente especializada en Innovación en las Empresas
EAE Business School

Journalist and communicator with over 20 years of experience in media and corporative communication. I'm passionate about technology since my first computing lessons with a Commodore 64 and I've tried to tie my work to the development of any new tool related to technological advances. After workin in media like RNE, Betevé or Metronews, I'm communication consultant, specialized in innovation... Más información

Alicia Mancheño

IoT and Smart Cities Expert

Professor Mancheño is a renowned leader in Smart Cities Development. From her role as Head of Smart Cities and IoT Product Management in Vodafone, she led the strategy, product development and Go to Market of Global Vodafone Smart Cities Proposition. She was also the Local Lead of the commercial launch of NB-IoT in Spain. Her fields of expertise include marketing,... Más información

Jorge Tomé

Director. Responsible of IT for PRISA Radio
PRISA Tecnología

Focused on return on inversion on Information Technology. High performance teams building and leadership. Product management. Specialized in designing IT Strategy and IT Architecture. 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

Iker Sagasti



Carlos López Infante

CEO / SysAdmin / DevOps


Since I was little I was always interested in new technologies. As soon as I had the chance, I would browse through my friends' computers. I also studied some time ago, the technologies that were in vogue at that time. But it has been now, thanks to the incredible work of Adalab, when I finally achieved my dream of programming.... Más información

César García Sáez. Computer Systems Engineer and East Asian Studies, BA at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). 14+ years working in IT. System Administrator at Madrid City Council IT department. Winner of Madrid's first ever internal innovation contest "Innovando Juntos". Speaker and re specialized on digital fabrication, Internet of Things, open design processes and Smart Cities. Keynote speaker at Smart... Más información

Ángel Corral

UX/Visual Designer & UI Engineer

After creating his first website in the last century, since 2005 he has been designing and developing interfaces for clients such as LG, Dyson, Hitachi, the Argentine Oil Union, Movistar, the infographic department of El Mundo, PAPEL or jDownloader. In addition, for 12 years he has combined his work with teaching and is co-author of two practical guides edited by... Más información

CTO of SmartLogin, a startup of the Spanish vendor WhiteBearSolutions. With more than 8 years of experience in systems engineering, cloud and software development, 4 years in Asia and South America, he is an expert in designing and developing complex solutions in areas such as Federation / SSO, clusters and networks. He participates and develops open projects in his free... Más información

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona is professor in Rey Juan Carlos University, and co-founder of Bitergia, the software development analytics company. A part of his research and teaching career has been in the field of free, open source software, and in quantitative analytics of software development. Since some years ago he is also interested in the wider world of free culture and... Más información

In the computing industry since 1969. Have been a programmer, systems administrator, product manager, technical marketing manager, consultant, university educator, book author, magazine author and blogger. Foresaw several trends before they happened. Rise of Unix as an operating system, the use of CD-ROMs for distribution of software, the rise of Linux as a commercial system, need for a private, secure,... Más información

Civil Servant since 1987, currently an official of the Higher Body of Information Systems and Technologies of the Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, where I am Head of the Digital Boost Department in Castilla-La Mancha from the Directorate General of Telecommunications and New Technologies in the Ministry of Development. Graduate in Law from the University of Castilla-La Mancha, where... Más información

Manuel del Amo

IT Operations Manager

IT Engineer with more than 20 years of experience. He has developed his career in Telefonica. Manuel is in charge of operating groups for corporate clients, development and monitoring projects of large infrastructures and leading transformation projects in the company itself. Más información

Ismaël Mejía

Software Engineer

Software Engineer with more than ten years of experience designing and developing information systems for financial groups, telecom companies and startups. Focused on Big Data and Cloud architectures (aka Distributed Systems). He works at Talend France as an Open Source Software Engineer. He is an Apache Beam committer and PMC member and an enthusiastic contributor to multiple open source projects. Más información

Maria Luisa Raviol

Senior Sales Engineer
MariaDB Corporation

Maria Luisa Raviol works as Senior Sales Engineer at MariaDB Corporation since 2011; before that she spent more than 20 years working as software developer (from Fast Assembler to C# through Fortran IV, Pascal, C, C++....) with a special focus on Graphic User Interfaces for Coordinate Measuring Machines software. She also founded her own company providing IT services and custom... Más información

Miguel is Industrial Engineer and MBA by Instituto de Empresa. He is a serial entrepreneur, having found several companies last 20 years (Quoba, Neomedia and MET). Since 2012 Migue is focused on Tutellus, the biggest EdTech platform in the spanish speaking world. His last project is, a decentralised and tokenized platform based on Blockchain being able to pay students... Más información

Gerardo Jiménez

Atlassian Consultant

Gerardo is an Atlassian Consultant in Salenda. He began to work with tools such as JIRA and Confluence in 2010, as well as to become familiar with the agile world. Since 2013 he started as an Atlassian consultant and nowdays helps companies to improve their way of working and to implement these tools with the application of agile methodologies. Más información

Julia Bernal

Country Manager España & Portugal
Red Hat


Wolfram Rozas

Cognitive Solutions Energy & Utilitiese Industry Leaderust

Wolfram is an econometrician His current mission is selling cognitive solutions in Energy & Utilities industry. He is responsible for the market to understand IBM solutions and its value proposition. These solutions are based upon Big Data platform, machine learning and cognitive systems. His analytical experience is longer than 25 years leading projects in Financial, Telecommunications, Dsitribution, Tourism, Transport, Consumer... Más información

Social entrepreneur, founder of Cibervoluntarios Foundation. General Secretary and Head of Cibervoluntarios Foundation projects ( coordinating programs and activities of different areas of the organization. He works on computer systems management and is an active participant in Cibervoluntarios movement since 2003. Cofounder of the program General admin and secretarial services Más información

Edgar Martín-Blas

CEO & Creative Director
Virtual Voyagers

Surfer of technological waves for more than 18 years, being a pioneer in the sectors of internet, digital advertising, apps, virtual and mixed reality. He has been awarded more than 20 national and international awards in design, creativity and innovation. After going through the creative direction of Tuenti in 2016 co-found virtual voyagers, a virtual and mixed reality studio that... Más información

Moon Ribas is a Catalan avant-garde artist and cyborg activist best known for developing the Seismic Sense, an online seismic sensor implanted in her feet that allows her to perceive earthquakes taking place anywhere in the planet through vibrations in real time. In order to share her experience, she then translates her seismic sense on stage. Ribas transposes the earthquakes... Más información

My professional career has changed from the IT until the bussiness and innovation environment. I improve strategic rol, working in several startups in different fiels, like Media, BI, Security and ecommerce. I launched projects like CorreosPaq and Comandia in Correos (Spanish postal services) and their innovation labs named "Reto Lehnica" in CorreosLabs in my last rol of Ecommerce & Digital... Más información

Gildo Seisdedos

IE Business School

Cities and blockchain are Gildo Seisdedos’s passion. As a professor at IE Business School, he combines teaching, research and consulting activities in the fields of blockchain4cities, urban governance, urban digital transformation, urban services 4.0. and smart cities. The success of his book “How to Manage Twenty-first Century Cities”, published by Prentice Hall, has impacted the way cities deal with the... Más información

Juan Carlos Álvarez

Cofounder, Consultant and Business Directorl

Cofounder, Consultant and Business Director at Cohaerentis. Graduated in Law, with a master’s degree in computer law, I specialize in business model management and innovation. With extensive experience in training, law and business competitiveness issues. Cofound cohaerentis in 2010 to develop an interdisciplinary consulting activity oriented to the new economy. Más información

CEO of Sociedad Mercantil Estatal para la Gestión de la Innovación y las Tecnologías Turísticas (SEGITTUR). (march 2017). SEGITTUR is leading the Intelligent System for Tourism Project and The Smart Destination Project in Spain (a pioneer initiative worldwide). Since 1993, he is member of the Public Administration, where he worked in the IT Department, Large Taxpayer Office and Planning and... Más información

Javier Gómez

Solutions Specific Knowledge Analyst

High experience in Electronic Banking projects, using Relational Database. Enjoy working with abstract data types, and prefer C++ over Java. Open minded and good comunicator. Main skills: Pro*C, SQL, PL/SQL, C++,Unix Shell Scripting, Java, BigData & NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB Hadoop) Actually working as Technical trainer at Pronoide and as Researcher at UCM

Mabel Delgado

Flight Test - methods and tools Engineer
PyLadies Madrid

Mabel is co-organizer of PyLadies Madrid and member of the Python Association in Spain. She studied Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnica Univ. and currently work as flight test - methods and tools engineer. She got to know Python thanks to her work and since then, she just simply love using it. Más información

Sociologist specialized in Communication and Social Psychology. Committed to social and ethical projects, I have moved from the world of communication strategies to Human Resources, always interested in the technical world :) Lately, deepening in the world of Intelligence Analysis and the Profile definition. I collaborate by telling "stuff" about Social and Professional Skills in podcasts that are so foolish... Más información

Gaël Musquet is an opensource and opendata hacktivist. He's spokesman of OpenStreetMap France and founder of the Crisis management NGO: HAND - Hackers Against Natural Disasters- He's gathering technical volunteers serving natural disasters prevention and supporting technical exchanges between institutions, firms, and citizens communities. As a bad weather observer, maps and hamradio amateur he's driving technical experiments dedicated to civil... Más información

Miriam Urbano

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Miriam Urbano leads WomanTech project: an online magazine whose main objective is to give visibility to women who participate in tech, computer science and online universe, as well as promoting women's empowerment through new technologies. During his formative and professional career, her career has been focused on new technologies, digital environments and development of applications and tools. In this sense,... Más información

Elena Vidal

Communications Manager
D. Franklin


Biological Agriculture Technician. Founder Sierra Solidaria Association. Organizer of the 1st Congress of rare diseases in Collado Villalba (Madrid) in 2008. Founder Territorio Bitcoin in 2015. Winner of a Digital Award for innovation in media in Spain in 2017. Co-organizer of the I International Blockchain CIBTC Congress in Motril (Granada) in March 2018. Versatile B2B and B2C Professional marketing with... Más información

Laura Raya

Head of Engineering Postgraduate Studies

Laura Raya holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid). She researches about the influence of Virtual Reality on social environments (medicine, psychology, education and accessibility). She has participated in multiple European Research Projects and has published in several high impact journals. Nowadays, Laura is the Director of the Masters in Virtual Reality at U-tad,... Más información

Quino Fernández is Program Director at Conector Startup Accelerator, and has been a startup mentor since its foundation. He was Head of Technology at Apple Spain until found, in the mid-90s, Briefing, the first interactive agency in Spain and QSystems, systems integrator for media. Previously he worked as Director of IT Projects in the financial field. Since then he has... Más información

Francisco Javier Ramón

Head of Network Virtualisation Initiative

Head of Network Virtualisation Initiative and NFV Reference Lab, Telefónica GCTO Unit | TI+D Chairman of Open Source MANO Community Project | ETSI OSG OSM Since 2000 Francisco-Javier has worked in Telefónica. Former head of the IP Network Technologies group in Telefónica I+D, since 2008 he is head of the Network Virtualisation Initiative and the NFV Reference Lab in Telefónica... Más información

Juan Pedro Pinilla

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
FERCHAU Engineering Spain

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. He is a specialist in Computer Security... Más información

Antonio Pizarro

Senior Business Development Manager

As a graduate in Computer Engineering and with a master's degree in Project Management from Nebrija University, Antonio Pizarro has worked for 15 years in the IT sector, in companies like Meta4 and Acens, and he is now Senior Business Development Manager at OVH in Spain. With a wide expertise in cloud computing, IaaS and SaaS, Pizarro is also highly... Más información

Gerald is a highly experienced Technologist who is able to adapt to technology and business trends. He is experienced from Satellite, Robotics and Semiconductor manufacturing through to implementing large change in the Media, BPO and NGO Sectors. Organisations include the Daily Mail, Serco, Texas Instruments and Save the Children. A Problem Solver with a wealth of experience in change, innovation,... Más información

Engineer in Computer Science (Software Engineering Spec) - UPSAM Universisty, Master in Security and Computer Auditing. UPM University. CISA and CISM Certifications by ISACA. Certificate in ITIL. Since 1999, he has developed his professional career in the areas of software and information security consulting. In 2007 until 2016 he has worked as ICT Coordinator as well as Lead Auditor in... Más información

Roberto Gómez-Espinosa holds an Industrial Automation Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and several certificates in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies like: "Self-Driving Car Engineer by Udacity", "Deep Learning Specialization by", "Deep Learning NanoDegree by Udacity", "Professional Program Certificate in Data Science by Microsoft", “Machine Learning Specialization by the University of Washington,” "Big Data Specialization by University of California... Más información

With a trajectory of more than 18 years in environments of high web performance, I have worked with different technologies always in order to achieve the best performance and high availability. My motto is "Innovation my first thought, efficiency my first fact. Director of projects with extensive experience in complex environments, leading teams and managing resources efficiently, I have developed... Más información

Covadonga Lorenzo Cueva graduated as an Architect by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, where she studied a Master in Cooperation for the Development of Human Settlements. She is a PhD on Architecture (Cum Laude) by the University of Navarra, where she studied a Master in Architectural Design. After six years as part of the editorial team of Arquitectura Viva Magazine... Más información

Pedro Anton


Born in Albacete, Pedro Antón Alonso is a Telecommunications Engineer, postgraduate in Information Society and associate professor in several Universities and Business Schools and evaluator of european programs for tourism and transportation. He has developed his professional career in the technology sector in areas as defense, digital cities or interactive television. His greatest professional achievements have been developed in internet... Más información

Ben Smith

iOS Developer / Trainer

Ben has been programming software since he was 12 and has been developing IOS apps since 2010, previously working on many different apps, such as The Times iPad app at News International. For the past year, he has been training people to become IOS developers in Amsterdam, helping them gain positions at top corporations and software agencies. He believes the... Más información

Lawyer specialized in Internet, media and high-tech sectors. Areas of expertise: Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial and Corporate Law. Intellectual property. Personal data. Legal advice to a wide portfolio of national and foreign companies. Specialization in funding rounds for technology startups, media and Internet. Arbitrator of the Spanish Court of Arbitration and Mediator of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO, Geneva). Más información

Javier Sirvent

Marketing Director
Casual Robots


• CEO and Founder at BrickFunding • Digital Humanist, Architect, Artist and Entrepreneur. • UX expert and FullStack Developer: ES6, Angular 4, Node.js, Express, Total.js, MongoDB, RethinkDB, HTML & CSS. • Blockchain and Hyperledger project enthusiast. • Design and art lover. • Passionate about technology and innovation. • Amateur electronics and maker. • • Más información

Carlos Liébana

Founder & Director


Enrique Lopiz

Sales Engineer

Enrique is a Google Cloud Customer Engineer based out of Madrid. Enrique has been working almost 20 years in different technology providers and previous to his current role he hold the role of Google Cloud Platform Consultant as part of the professional services organization. He loves basketball , cinema , music and spent as much time as possible with his... Más información

CTO, architect and developer with 20 years of experience in IT. I've worked with all kinds of companies like El Corte Ingles, Tesco, MTV or L'oreal. Mi work gravitates mainly developing app backends both designing and developing APIs or architecting. I am an enthusiastic proponent of functional programming with special interest in Haskell. For the last 2 years I've been... Más información

Leif Ferreira

CEO & Founder at Bit2Me

Since 2014 Leif Ferreira is working directly with Bitcoing, from the protocol to creating services for non-technichal people. After 10 years developing fullstack software, currently he is using the 110% of his time studying and developing in the most excinting and interesting technology: Blockchain. He is the founder and CEO of Bit2Me along many other startups. Más información

Luciano Resende

Data Science Platform Architect

Luciano Resende is a Data Science Platform Architect at IBM CODAIT (formerly Spark Technology Center). He has been contributing to open source at The ASF for over 10 years, he is a member of ASF and is currently contributing to various big data related Apache projects around the Apache Spark ecosystem. Currently, Luciano is contributing to Jupyter Ecosystem projects building... Más información

Pablo Blasco

Managing Director
Fintech Spain

Founder and CEO of Fintech Spain, a Think-tank aimed to support the Spanish ecosystem development. Co-Director of the “Fintech and Digital Banking” Program – AFI Finance School. Author of the MOOC: "Fintech: The Bank of the Future". From 2017, jury for Europe MIT’s “Innovators under 35”. BSc and MSc Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid for the Innovation and... Más información

Ilgün Ilgün

Senior Software Engineer

Ilgün is a software engineer who has been with Magnolia since 2015. Prior to joining Magnolia, he was working for Shazam Entertainment Ltd, where he was responsible for creating distributed software. Ilgün holds a Master's degree in software engineering. His interests include distributed computing, deep learning and software architecture. Más información

CTO at native digital newspaper El Español

I am a MSc Civil Engineer (Madrid Polytechnic University, UPM), specialized in Energy and Hydraulic areas. I have been also developing my knowledge through executive education programs at EOI and IE & Financial Times. I currently hold the post of Secretary General of the European Network of Construction Companies for Research and Development (ENCORD). I also expend my time as... Más información

I started working in the world of Systems Administration in the year 2002. In 2006 I started working in Telefonica I + D in its headquarters in Granada. Within this company I have developed most of my professional career, occupying positions as System Administrator, and forming part of the deployment and architecture teams for international projects. In 2014 he moved... Más información

Eduardo Gutiérrez

Responsible for the Monitoring Office of the National Smart Territories Plan
Secretaria de Estado para la Sociedad de la Información y la Agenda Digital

Responsible for the Monitoring Office of the National Smart Territories Plan. Professor of the Department of Political Science and Administration. Complutense University of Madrid. Director General of ACAP Doctorate in the Department of International Relations. Complutense University of Madrid. Bachelor in Political Science and Administration. Complutense University of Madrid. Director of the Government and Public Administration Classroom. UEMC. President of... Más información

Tina Allton is the Head of International Expansion & the CFO at (EBW2020) “Empowering a Billion women by 2020”, a global company that connects women entrepreneurs to funding resources by providing an education system, a range of digital technology tools , leadership skills, a financial plan and access to a community of like minded thinkers who help you accelerate your... Más información

Arduino Co-founder, MSc. in Telecommunications Engineering and PhD candidate in Interaction Design. Currently CTO of Education for Arduino, works creating strategies, services and products for the education sector. Research fellow at the Internet of Things and People group as well as assistant Professor at Malmo University, Sweden. Más información

Juan Manuel is CTO and co-founder of Habla Computing. He has been using Scala for the last seven years and has extensive experience in consultancy projects with Scala and its functional ecosystem (scalaz/cats, shapeless, etc.). He founded and manages the Madrid Scala Meetup group and is member of the organizing committee of Lambda World, the premier Spanish conference of functional... Más información

David Martín

CDO - Jefe de Proyectos I+D+I
Logitravel Group


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

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, MyQtt,... Más información

Piergiorgio is Customer Engineer in Google Cloud, based in Madrid. He has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Florence (Italy). In his professional career, Piergiorgio covered different functions related to engineering (pre sales, project manager and systems / network engineer) in the sectors of holiday accommodation, banking, telecommunications and R & D in companies such as Nokia... Más información

Pascal Pignon

Partner Business Manager

Pascal Pignon is in charge of Docker Channel partners in Southern Europe, selling and servicing customers using the Docker Enterprise Edition Platform. Pascal has held Sales and Channel management positions at VMware, Google and Cisco previously. Más información

Alberto Hernández

Director General


Manel Muñoz (Barcelona,1996) is a Catalan perceptual artist based in Barcelona, best known for developing and installing a cybernetic sensory organ to perceive changes in atmospheric pressure in his body. The barometric organ allows him to perceive the arrival of cyclones and anticyclones via beat frequencies transmitted through the skull. Depending on the input perceived, he can predict weather changes... Más información

I studied Physics, the specialty of Astrophysics. I have been IT head for systems departments for more than 13 years and in the last 8 years I have been working in the third sector, in different non-governmental organizations. Currently and for more than six years I have been IT head for IT systems department at Amnesty International Spain, where we... Más información

Carlos Azaustre

Fullstack Engineer

Fullstack Engineer. JavaScript Lover. Cofounder of Chefly and Technical Trainer

Miquel Estapé is a civil servant, passionate about driving the digital government transformation and to foster public innovation for the common good within an open society. He brings over 20 years of professional experience delivering digital transformation and innovation projects with a broad executive experience in government and working in consulting firms for several industries. Currently, he is Deputy Director... Más información

Santiago Márquez Solís is a Computer Engineer, and has almost 20 years of experience in the technology sector. The last decade has led and managed software projects for the Administration, worked for organizations such as the GISS or the Spanish Treasury and has founded startups in the field of mobile development as Z-Games. In addition, Santiago has written and participated... Más información

Svetlana is a software developer currently working in Technical University of Denmark on a bioinformatics platform for computer-aided design of cells and microorganisms. Cross-field projects where biologists work side-by-side with programmers interest her a lot, and she is happy to take part in turning living organisms from Petri dish to the collection of graphs, APIs and predictions. Svetlana holds M.S.... Más información

Ricardo Segoviano

Head of BBVA Business APIs

Ricardo Segoviano, is the Head of business banking APIs in BBVA API_Market, BBVA’s Open Banking initiative, to boost the collaboration and partnership with startups, corporates and public administrations through Open Banking model. A national of Mexico, is an electronic and communications Engineer with more than 17 years of experience in BBVA's banking transaction services in Europe and Latin America. He... Más información

Antonio Francisco Herrera

Arquitecto de Integración Continua
Ricoh España


Malena Donato

Innovation & business consultant

Malena Donato is Innovation Business Consultant and certified Design Thinking Educator by Lombard. I have broad experience in European Research Innovation and Development projects in ICT. My expertise focuses on business planning, market analysis, exploitation and dissemination activities. I’ve been working within Atos Research and Innovation for more than 10 years. Currently, I’m Exploitation Manager in ElasTest and STAMP (all... Más información

Paola Garcia is Software Engineer and CEO & Co-founder of Chefly. She is Ambassador of diversity in Campus Madrid and Open Source Weekends and Madrid Tech Alliance Organizer Más información

Josep Albors

Responsable de Investigación y Concienciación
ESET España

Josep Albors is an expert with more than 13 years working in cybersecurity. He is also the editor at the ESET Spain blog and one of the experts writing at the international ESET blog WeLiveSecurity, besides from other publications. He has been a speaker at some of the most important security conferences in Spain. Included in ESET's social responsability, Josep... Más información

Adrián Álvarez

Digital marketing advisor

Passionate about digital communication and the world of advertising, his goal is support B2B and B2C companies with the transformation of their traditional digital marketing actions to personalized models supported by marketing automation platforms. During the last 3 years has focussed his work in SALESmanago marketing automation platform, which allows to enrich the marketing processes by crossing the on /... Más información

Pedro A. de Alarcón

Head of Big Data for Social Good & Senior Data Scientist


Santiago Basaldúa

Senior Data Scientist
BBVA Data & Analytics

I do financial analytics with big data technology for BBVA Data & Analytics in Madrid. My job is implementing analytic solutions both for short term analysis, like studying the viability of new products/services, and for the long term: providing our team of analysts with an analytical framework that enforces our high quality standards. This typically involves programming in R and/or... Más información

Erik has a master degree in Political Science and is an advocate for user's and software freedom and a defender of the commons. He is the FSFE's community-builder who loves to help our friends and supporters all over Europe to engage for Free Software. Más información

Current: CEO Bipi & llollo Head of Goods @Groupon Spain, Italy and Portugal Investment Manager Wellsfargo Bank Dallas, Texas Founder Cavebox, Cali Colombia International Business SMU (Dallas) - MBA - Marketing

Victor Estival

Technical Marketing Manager
Red Hat

Victor Estival, Red Hat Technical Marketing Engineer for the Red Hat Management BU, joined Open Source communities a long time ago, participating in different associated projects. He has been working several years on traditional Unix systems as a Consultant and as an Architect, working with IBM Power Servers and AIX for more than 7 years, and back in 2010 he... Más información

Front End Developer, passionate about Internet and new technologies. I have always worked in fields related to the web and internet. I started as Webmaster (more than 10 years ago) and over time I decided to become a developer to create my own Websites. Since then ,I have always tried to continue learning and improving. I am currently doing a... Más información

I'm in charge of the development of the customer experience in Servicios Financieros Carrefour.

Rubén Valseca

Front-end Developer

Rubén Valseca is Frontend Developer at StyleSage. In love with Javascript, he has been in the startup ecosystem for several years working in companies ranging from a rental application for parking spaces per hour to SCADA systems for controlling wind farms. Currently working at StyleSage where they apply Big Data in the fashion industry. Más información

Sergio Gonzalez-Miranda

Blockchain and R&D line of business Manager

Passionate about IT innovation, curious by nature, open-minded, always willing to learn something new. Firm believer in the future of Blockchain.

Richard Benjamins

Data & AI Ambassador
Telefonica, LUCA

Dr. Richard Benjamins is Data & AI Ambassador at Telefonica, LUCA. He is among the 100 most influential people in data-driven business (DataIQ 100). He was Group Chief Data Officer at AXA (Insurance) and worked for 10 years at Telefonica occupying several management positions related to Big Data and Analytics, touching all areas of the value chain. His passion lies... Más información

Oscar Sanz

Lead Solutions Architect

Lead Solutions Architect at atSistemas. Technical Project Responsible. High Experienced in JAVA-based Architectures. SOA (Mule and Apache Service Mix) and Micfroservices Micro-Servicios (Spring-boot). Deployment of API Management Solutions (WSO2 and Kong). APIs Design (REST and SOAP) and publication (Swagger, RAML). MVC layer-based Web programming (Spring 4). BPM Workflows Design using Activiti Más información

Vittorio Garbuglio

Cloud Solutions Architect

Vittorio Garbuglio is Cloud Solutions Architect at Oracle . In this role, he is evangelizing Cloud Technologies, and promoting Oracle Infrastructure Solutions as a key player in this rapidly growing market. With more than 15 years of experience in the ICT sector, he has held positions in System Operations, Data Center Management and Solutions Consulting Más información

I studied Physics, the specialty of Astrophysics. I have been IT head for systems departments for more than 13 years and in the last 8 years I have been working in the third sector, in different non-governmental organizations. Currently and for more than six years I have been IT head for IT systems department at Amnesty International Spain, where we... Más información

Marcos Martínez

Web Development Manager
Dinahosting S.L.

Programmer since the age of seven, I have spent the last fifteen years developing projects related to the web universe, always through free technologies and languages. As a result of this vocation, I decided not to study Physical Activity and Sports to become a Technical Engineer in Management Computing and Master in Free Software Consulting from the University of Vigo.... Más información

Telecommunication Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in different positions within the Technology Area of the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid. Enrique has actively participated in the development and implementation of multiple technological projects in the company, such as the Fleet Management System, the Contactless Smart Ticket, the Video Surveillance Embarked on the Buses, or the Customer Information... Más información

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

Flavia Marzano

City councilor for innovation
Roma Capitale

Member of the Committee for innovation and the italian Digital Agenda Former Professor at La Sapienza "Technology for Public Administrations"​ University of Rome Professor at Link Campus University, Comunicazione Digitale "Metodologia e tecniche della ricerca sociale"​ Member of the Link Campus University Board Former Professor at University of Turin "Telematica Pubblica"​ President of the Association Stati Generali dell'Innovazione Creator of... 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

Italo Vignoli is a director at Open Source Initiative, a founding member of The Document Foundation and Associazione LibreItalia, and the Chairman Emeritus of the latter. He leads LibreOffice marketing, PR and media relations, co-chairs the certification program, and is a spokesman for the project. He has contributed to several migration projects to LibreOffice in Italy, and is a LibreOffice... Más información

Eduardo Vales

Project Manager

Eduardo Vales Hernández is a specialist in industrial electronics with more than 20 years of experience in storage environment and servers. As Project Manager in Flytech has done countless courses on storage and high-end servers int he following countries: Ireland, England, France, Italy, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, Costa Rica and United States. He has taught more than 200 courses... Más información

Solid management and technical background at technological companies leading high performance teams.

With more than 10 years of experience, I have led very important projects in the banking sector (SIRO, first application of operational risks in Spain), in the Justice sector (MinervaWeb, Central Registry of Precautionary Measures and domestic violence) and in the Health sector (Department of exploitation, prescription XXI and temporary disability within the Andalusian Health Service). I have also led... Más información

Simon J Mudd

Senior Database Administrator

Former business consultant & engineer at Airbus, turned technology entrepreneur. In his last position in the aerospace industry, Carlos helped set up the governance for deploying investments in frontier technologies that would enable a productivity increase in the commercial aircraft production environment. He then founded his first VR company, VirtuaFlow (an experiential marketing agency that produces proprietary and custom VR... Más información

Bea Hernández

Data Scientist

Data Scientist @DatMean where she applies Deep Learning and Data visualization to the study of the online consumer. Co-organiser of R-Ladies Madrid, a chapter of a global organisation which promotes gender diversity in STEM and the R community. Part of NASA Datanauts, the NASA community dedicated to the NASA Open Data. Más información

Felipe Alejandro Pérez

Senior Project Manager

People mark everything I do in my day to day professional, I do not understand my work from another perspective. I have been following this philosophy for more than twelve years, from my time as a programmer to the present as project manager. I have experienced several digital transformations throughout my professional career, if you think about them, they are... Más información

David Carabantes

Vicedecano de Calidad / Coordinador Gestor del Campus Virtual
Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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

Antoine Thomas

Developer Advocate

Developer Advocate at Prestashop, the open source ecommerce solution. Founder of Une Jolie Musique, a not for profit studio using open source and open source based software only to record music and produce videos. I also teach and advise on open source, and write tutorials. Involved in various Open Source and Free Software projects and communities for many years. Ubuntu... Más información

Simon Coter

Director of Product Management, Oracle
Oracle VM & VirtualBox

Simon Coter is Product Management Director for Oracle VM and VirtualBox. Simon joined Oracle in 2004 as a Technical Consultant dedicated to activities such as project management, architectures definition, sizing and implementation, best practices and technical references for customers. In 2015 Simon moved to the Oracle Virtualization Product Management Team and he is now responsible for both Oracle VM and...

José Luis Esteban

Software architect

Professional experience mainly in C++, distributed real time systems Lover of functional programming and concurrent programming. Eternal apprentice

Rosa Cano

Consultoria y gestión de proyectos de innovación educativa


Experienced Chief Information Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Internal entrepreneur, innovator, challenger, resilient, change maker and passionate about Technology and People. Skilled in Business Process, Digital Transformation, Business Alignment, ITIL, Security focused and Project Management Office (PMO). Strong information technology professional with a Master in Project & Business Management from La Salle Business...

Jose Luis Abia

Epsilon Hack

Jaime Núñez

Nodo Bitcoin


Borja Carroquino

Information Systems Director
Pernod Ricard Iberia

I am currently IT Director (CIO) of Iberia at Pernod Ricard and my passion is to add value to the customers with the technology. Since the disruption of the digital technologies I am also very excited working with business key players to explore the unlimited possibilities of digital world, and experiment with new potential business models. I strongly believe that... Más información

Bachelor of Law from the CEU, MBA from the IESE in Barcelona, ​​European Financial Analyst from the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts, Master in Digital Marketing Management and Communication 2.0 from ESDEN Business School. All the career in the financial services industry in management positions, investment management and business development in companies such as Caja España Fondos, Gesduero, Inverseguros, Skandia,... Más información

Klaus Oxdal

EMEA Channel Director

Work experiences count management, channels and direct sales, I worked all levels of the ecosystem, partner, vendor, and distributor. My passion is strong and fruitful within the areas of partnerships, business development/transformation and leadership. I believe that the indirect model is the key to success in business. I am a people-centric person, and I love to drive and develop dynamic... Más información

José Luis Pérez

Operations Director

Telecommunications Engineer, Polytechnic University of Catalunya. IT Solutions Consultant with 14 years career in transformation projects throughout Information Technologies and Outsourcing. Experience across IT life- cycle, including IT Strategy, Project Management, Apps Development, Sourcing strategy and Outsourcing services. Cross-sectorial knowledge and strong expertise in Telecom (BSS, OSS), transportation industry and airlines. Transportation and Services division Manager within Industry Business Unit.... Más información

CTO at Globatalent, an international ICO project that uses Blockchain technology to decentralize the world of sports. An experienced software engineer passionate about low-medium level programming languages, propositional logic, mathematics, cryptography, digital electronics and GNU systems. Javier has collaborated as a member and educator of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and also in the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) from where... Más información

Juan Garza

Manager. International Community Team
Stack Overflow

Community Management was not what Juan Garza had in mind when thinking of what he would do for a career. Juan started his professional journey as an Engineering Major in college and realized that it wasn’t his true calling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Biology. Because he loves helping others, he decided to pursue a... Más información

Jose Antonio Omedes Capdevila

Co-founder & Research and Development Director

Senior technology leader with extensive international experience in different professional areas. Software Development: - Leading full stack development teams. - Implementing development processes and best practices (SCRUM, continuous integration, etc.). - Creating software architectures. - Managing applied software research and innovation. - Sourcing external financing. - Managing product development P&L. Telecom Systems Integration and Support - Leading telecom system integration... Más información

Marina Egea

Responsable del Tiger Team de Minsait


Sergio Zarzuelo

QVD Chief Engineer
Qindel Group

Computer Engineer from Valladolid University, specialised in front-end design and user experience (UX). Sergio has extensive experience in the development of Open Source projects about system monitoring and Linux desktop virtualisation. Currently, he oversees the R&D team, that is responsible for the QVD project, VDI solution developed by the technology company Qindel Group. 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

Cedric Reichenbach is a software engineer working at Magnolia International in Basel. His main interests lay in software composition and user experience, along with a fascination for mathematics and machine learning. Cedric holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Bern. Más información

Didac Oliveira: Co-founder and active maintainer at DRLM project, IT Systems Design & Implementation expert. Didac Oliveira is an open source and open standards enthusiast since his years at high school. He contributed to some open source projects as cfg2html, relax-and-recover and DRLM. He believes in perseverance, creativity, honesty and teamwork to achieve his goals in life and work. Some... Más información

Alberto Sobrino

Cybersecurity Consultant and Intelligence Analyst
IE Business School

Executive with a broad experience related with innovation management, and projects in energy and tourist sectors. Besides, wide experience in organizational and strategy matters. I personally enjoy tackling difficult business challenges, understanding the economics behind them and afterwards putting people in motion to achieve the objectives. Specialties: Strategic analysis/planning, external and technical relations, competitive analysis, funding...

I have been working for Synacor for the past 3 years promoting our messaging solution Zimbra in EMEA. I have always been working for the IT industry but only discovered the open source world with Zimbra! We work with local service providers and resellers in order to implement these webmail based collaborative solution. Más información

Marc Jadoul

Marketing Director

Marc Jadoul is Marketing Director at Nokia Software. In this role, he is evangelizing Internet of Things platforms and applications, and promoting Nokia’s credentials as a key player in this rapidly growing market. With more than two decades of experience in the ICT sector, he has held positions in research & innovation, strategy, marketing and communications, business development, and solutions... Más información

Started in the world of algorithmics in the 80s, he jumped from BASIC of ZX Spectrum to the TURBO PASCAL of Amstrad CPC, he sailed through the waters of C and C ++ at University, to definitely jump from the paradigm of structured programming to the object-oriented one, with the multiplatform Java language, in the 90s. Impacted by the first... Más información

Clara Pezuela has a degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid. She has 19 years’ experience in R&D projects development and management. Currently, she is the Head of IT Market at Research and Innovation Group in Atos. Her main responsibilities now are the management of research groups focused on cloud, digital platforms, intelligent systems and software engineering,... Más información

Italian Digital Fabbrication Expert, after 10 years working in Alenia Aeronautica,he discovers the 3D printing world and starts collaborating with many important 3D printing companies. He participates at many expo in Italy such as Biennale di Venezia, Operae, Design Week Milano etc. In 2016 he moves to Madrid where he works in Bq I+D department for a couple of months... Más información

BSc in Psychology, MSc NeuroManagement. Certifications in Coaching and Systemic Team Coaching. Dynamic professional with a solid background in the Human Resources field and cutting edge know-how in Organizational, Team and Professional Development. Specially motivated by the Research and Popularization of Coaching and Mindfulness Techniques in corporate and therapeutic contexts, as well as Educational Innovation and User experience with Newest... Más información

Serial business developer. Innovation, analysis, hard worker and proactivity. Always looking for new goals. Actually working in the Personal Artificial Intelligence field at one of the best startups worldwide, Commons: influencer-by-affinity networks, Autonomous Agents inspired in real people's personality and empathic chatbots. Awesome tech inside uniquely design products. Más información

Prasanth Kothuri is currently working as Sr Big Data Engineer for CERN in defining and architecting the next generation of Data Analytics platform based on Hadoop and Spark. He’s working with various user communities at CERN in building data analytics solutions around Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, and Apache Kudu for the past 3 years. Before this, he was an Oracle... Más información

Alberto is a Software Engineer and works at Salenda as Team Lead. He has been working with JVM languages and especially with Groovy & Grails since 2011, but also with Atlassian tools, such as JIRA or Confluence, as Atlassian Solution Experts in Spain. In addition, he is a regular suspect in events such as Greach, Madrid GUG, Spring I /... Más información

José María San José

IT Director


I have developed my professional work as a computer consultant in different sectors of the industry, in first level consultancies. I am currently developing my professional work in the education sector as head of academic technology in U-tad, seeking to innovate and optimize academic programs, combining this work with that of U-tad e-training manager Más información

David Arroyo

Python and Web Developer


Josep Aguilera

Cloud Architect & Data Engineer

With more than 15 years of experience in software development, Josep Aguilera has been graduated in Computer Science Engineering has wide expertise managing team groups, designing and developing intelligent video analytics solutions. As Cloud Architect & Data Engineer at Ackstorm, he is currently in charge of advising and defining cloud solutions according to costumer’s needs, as well as being involved... 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

Inés Huertas

CEO & Data Scientist

Data Scientist and co-founder of Datatons, Ex-Sysadmin and data loves. Inés develops with Hadoop data projects, from the system administration to the analysis. In her free time co-organises R-Ladies Madrid and Big Data Madrid, giving life to a data community in Madrid. Más información

Ulises Gascón

Open Source Weekends

I am one of the co-organizers of the Open Source Weekends and I wrote the book "JavaScript, ¡Inspírate!" (JavaScript, Get inspired!). Currently my personal aim is to evangelize about Open Source. I believe that the Open Source can change the world. This is the reason why most of my software and hardware projects were released under Open Source licenses in... Más información

Diego Azorin

Country Manager

Diego Azorin is the Country Manager of Bigbank in Spain since July 2017. He has more than 18 years' experience in technology, innovation and financial services. He has previously held senior positions at a number of leading multinational organizations including Cetelem, Evo Finance, Bankinter and 4finance. From his position he is leading launch of new products in Spain, such as... Más información

Engineer with over 15 years of experience in multinational companies, highly motivated and passionate about new challenges. Currently responsible for the area of architecture, technology and data. I am working in the definition, development and continuous improvement of the company´s technology and architecture, using the new technologies and the innovation to improve the operation. Helping to create a data driven... Más información

Gonzalo de Antonio

Sales Executive - Dell EMC Networking, Spain & Portugal
Dell EMC

Gonzalo de Antonio is Telecommunications Engineering MSc from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and Executive MBA from ESIC. With more than 22 years of professional experience in the Telecom and IT sectors, since 2012 is leading the Dell EMC Networking line of business for Spain and Portugal Más información

Carles Munyoz is currently the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of SOLTECSIS SOLUCIONES TECNOLÓGICAS, a company that he decided to found in 2008, dedicated to information technologies in both the systems and programming sectors. He has more than 25 years of experience in the IT sector. He has worked in several of the main companies that promoted the Internet boom in... Más información

Borja Prieto

Head of Servicio de Extensión Institucional
Ayuntamiento de Madrid

Head of Institutional Extention Service at Madrid City Council – responsible of spreading Madrid’s model of citizen participation to other cities and institutions, helping with our technology and knowledge. Previously: – Founder of open software company Alanta. – Director of Business Development for Public Sector at Intecno (DINSA Group) – IT Manager at Instituto de Salud Carlos III – Assistant... Más información

Teba Gómez

Guilds and Open Source projects ambassador
Open Source Weekends

I'm the Projects and Guilds Ambassador at Open Source Weekends, proud and happy to help creating an ecosystem for boosting the Free Culture and the development of open source project with social impact. I'm also an expert on Project Management with Agile frameworks, Mentor, Consultant and instructor at Fictizia school. 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 start up 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... Más información

Juan Carlos Ballesteros

Software Architect


Finishing Telematics Engineering at Carlos III University of Madrid. Telemetry department's member in Formula UC3M team of the Formula Student competition and active member in the Open Source Weekends community. Más información

Dionisio Antón

Technical Director and Sales Manager
Quer System

Specialties: Enterprise Open Source Groupware consulting and deployment

José Ramón is a Customer Care and Sales enthusiastic from the last 18 years, focused in sectors as Hosting and Open Source in Spain and Latin American countries. He is very keen on rock music, good food, and he is a sci-fi´s devout. On the other hand, he´s s very proud of being SiteGround Spain Country Manager and he is... Más información

Computer engineer graduated by UB and database enthusiast.

José Ángel Corral

Lead Solutions Architect

Lead Solutions Architect at atSistemas. Technical Project Responsible. High Experienced in the design and implementation of Full Stack architectures and tehcnical solutions. Blockchain Networks, Ethereum and Alastria. Smart Contracts: Development with Solidity, Use of patterns (OpenZepelin), Compilation and testing with truffle, mocha and chai.js, Vulnerability detection with Porosity, interaccion with Smart contracts via java (web3j) or js(web3js). Microservices (Netflix OSS,... Más información

Montse Guardia

Digital Challenge & Emerging Technologies Director
Banco Sabadell

Montse Guardia is an expert in digital transformation and works at Banco Sabadell. During the last few years he has been closely following the evolution of the cryptocurrency and the blockchain. Más información

José María Casero is a consultant in financing for companies, lecturer, professor and founder blogger of where he shares experiences, criteria, strategies, tactics and proven tools to help companies obtain financing, both banking and alternative and fintech. Its digital tribe does not stop growing and exceeds 25,000 followers. Casero defines himself as a Financial Sherpa. Your next goal: to... Más información

Ben Smith

iOS Developer / Trainer

Ben has been programming software since he was 12 and has been developing IOS apps since 2010, previously working on many different apps, such as The Times iPad app at News International. For the past year, he has been training people to become IOS developers in Amsterdam, helping them gain positions at top corporations and software agencies. He believes the... Más información

Software developer at heart, CTO and Co-Founder at EthicHub, ethical blockchain based crowdlending platform. Previously R&D engineer at Samsung, entrepreneur, mobile app developer, associate professor at UTad. I've programmed phones, tvs, servers, clients, watches and sensors but what really blew my mind is the ability to program money. Más información

Nelo Puchades

Solutions Architect

Since 2003, when I started working as a developer, I found in my work a hobby rather than a profession. In a sector in which constant changes lead us to evolve very fast, I specialized as an architect in different clients and sectors, with custom developments and creating products, but without neglecting the business vision and the needs of the... Más información

Santiago Moreno

Senior Specialist


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

Xavier Barata

Chief Executive Officer
King of App SL

With more than 15 years dedicated to the world of marketing with clients like Firestone, Women´s Tennis Association or Sony, Xavier Barata takes the leap to the technological field and founds King of App to offer his clients, small and medium enterprises, a communication tool with which to reach their public through mobile technology creating their own applications. Xavier Barata... Más información

Bernardo Japón

IoT and Robotics Industrial Expert
The Robot Academy

IoT and Robotics Expert at The Robot Academy. Bernardo is an Industrial Engineer with more 20 years of experience, having passed through the most diverse technological projects since 1995: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Gran Telescopio Canarias and Altran Technologies. Taking advantage of Open Source tools he has developed innovative solutions such as: • Industrial Internet of Things training (IIoT... Más información

Ana María Morales

Business Consultant

Atos SE provides information technology services and solutions worldwide. It offers infrastructure and data management services, including cloud services and digital workplace services, business and platform solutions, big data, and cybersecurity products and services, as well as transactional services. Atos Research and Innovation (ARI) is the R&D hub for new technologies and a key reference for the whole Atos group.... Más información

Rafael Gil is mining engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa Business School. He started his career at Accenture, specializing in differents Retail companies. In 2003 he became Organization and TIC director of Grupo Boyacá, where, during 2012, he directed the launch of the eCommerce logistics operator yupick!. Since 2012 he has been... Más información

Fermín Manzanedo

Founder Associate & CEO

A Physics graduate, he holds a Master degree in Free Software and is specialised in Information systems. With more than 10 years of experience in 24×7 and Open source environments he is responsible for some of Transparent’s IT Projects and development efforts, Fermin helps with the company’s organic and acquisition growth strategy. Prior to founding this project, Fermin founded another... Más información

Daniel Pastrana

Director of b2c Product Management
DHL Parcel Iberia

Daniel has developed his career in positions related to Marketing & Sales. He has 18 years of experience in the logistics sector, with a clear focus in the b2c business and e-commerce logistics. He holds a degree in Law from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and an MBA from Instituto de Empresa. Más información

Carlos Capataz

Director de Servicios Tecnológicos Digitales
Cruz Roja Española


Txema Ramírez

Software Division Director

Currently, director at RIC.DOC, the software division of the company Reprografia Industrial de Catalunya, leading a team of 15 people among technicians, sales and marketing. RIC.DOC has achieved in recent years to increase the volume of projects thanks to the great experience of the team. More than 20 years in the world of technology. Always looking to be at the... Más información

Pablo Viguera

General Manager Spain

Pablo is General Manager Spain at Revolut. Prior to that, he was based in Singapore and was Head of Paktor Labs, the high-growth incubation unit of leading Asian social app conglomerate Paktor. Before that, Pablo was founder and CEO of group dating app Groopify and worked for Rocket Internet in South East Asia. Pablo holds an MBA from The University... Más información

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