COMMUNITY

Start4big’s community are allies with a wide range of backgrounds with deep connections within the innovation ecosystem that because of its visibility, experience and knowledge have been chosen as an important figure of Start4big.  Some of these collaborators are well-known technologists, entrepreneurs, experts, investors and opinion leaders from all around the world.

 

Judges

Our Judges are experts in the tech,  founders, CEO’s and managers as well as academics, researchers or partners within the innovation ecosystem.  They will help us evaluate and select the best projects with disruptive solutions that will create an impact on society.

Alex Sancho Acerete

Alex Sancho Acerete

IT Architect at Naturgy

Mario Maawad Marcos

Mario Maawad Marcos

Digital Security Director at CaixaBank

Carlos Cosials Ruiz

Carlos Cosials Ruiz

IoT Senior Business Consultant at Integral Innovation Solutions

Arturo Baroncelli

Arturo Baroncelli

Marketing Business Development at Comau S.P.A

Marc Vidal

Marc Vidal

Chairman at Allrework

Hajnalka Bessenyei

Hajnalka Bessenyei

Co-Lead at Fintech Camp

Katerina Zalamova

Katerina Zalamova

CEO at Crea Idea Lab

Andreea Strachinescu

Andreea Strachinescu

Head of Unit at European Comission

Luminita Anton

Luminita Anton

Co-Lead at Fintech Camp

Daniel Rocafort Orellana

Daniel Rocafort Orellana

Embrancing Agile and Digital Transformation at Naturgy

Javier Cabello Laguna

Javier Cabello Laguna

Senior Big Data, Industry 4.0 & Blockchain Engineer

Sietske Jacobs

Sietske Jacobs

Project Director and Founder at S-Wise

Jessica Bardaji Ferraz

Jessica Bardaji Ferraz

UFD - Power grids Spain at Naturgy

José Antonio Ondiviela

José Antonio Ondiviela

Western Europe SmartCities Director at Microsoft

Victor María Cardoner Alvarez

Victor María Cardoner Alvarez

Product Manager at CaixaBank

Stephen Steen

Stephen Steen

VP of Industrial IoT at Poseidon Systems

Alejandro Mateo

Alejandro Mateo

Senior Key Account Manager at Envirosuite

Alfons Martínez Torres

Alfons Martínez Torres

Transformation Director at Aigües de Barcelona

Catalina Balseiro Río

Catalina Balseiro Río

Chief Innovation Officer at Suez Spain

Carla Becker Loyola

Carla Becker Loyola

Digital Development Department Responsable at Telefónica Barcelona

Bruno Vilarasau

Bruno Vilarasau

Director of Digital Services and Public Sector at Telefónica

Nicolás Espejo

Nicolás Espejo

IoT Devices Expert at Telefónica

 Javier Tejera Ordoñez

Javier Tejera Ordoñez

Planning and Marketing Manager at Telefónica

Alezeia González García

Alezeia González García

Innovation Leader at Naturgy

Jordi Esparbe Mainar

Jordi Esparbe Mainar

Head of Strategy & Innovation at Naturgy

David Bravo Calvo

David Bravo Calvo

Digital Services at Telefónica

Anna Mialet

Anna Mialet

Innovation and Digital Transformation Director at CaixaBank

Gemma Oliver Campins

Gemma Oliver Campins

Digital Services Consultant at Telefónica

Iván Álvarez Martínez

Iván Álvarez Martínez

Project Manager for Energy Transition at Naturgy

Santiago Murillo

Santiago Murillo

Project Manager at Silk

Nuria de Lucas Sánchez

Nuria de Lucas Sánchez

Innovation Manager: distributed generation & self-consumption strategy at Naturgy

Roberto Martini

Roberto Martini

Finance at SEAT

Miguel Angel Pozuelo Villar

Miguel Angel Pozuelo Villar

Product Development Director at CaixaBank

Antonio López Toledo

Antonio López Toledo

Business Deals at Telefónica

Michiel Das

Michiel Das

Head of Marketing XMOBA Ventures at SEAT

Melchor de Palau Rovira

Melchor de Palau Rovira

Director of Comercia Global Payments at CaixaBank

Montse Calvo

Montse Calvo

Director at Fundación Diseño e Innovación-h2i institute

Meeri Rebane

Meeri Rebane

Co-Founder at INZMO

Marta Caballero

Marta Caballero

Data Scientist at Schroders

Helena Gibert Cruz

Helena Gibert Cruz

Project Manager at Naturgy

Jordi Guaus Guerrero

Jordi Guaus Guerrero

Head of Digital Marketing at CaixaBank

Francisco Ibáñez González

Francisco Ibáñez González

IoT Product Manager 5G at Telefónica

Joaquín Peret Zulaica

Joaquín Peret Zulaica

Client Management Director at Aigües de Barcelona

Alejandro Sánchez Alarcón

Alejandro Sánchez Alarcón

Corporation Digitalization Projects at Naturgy

Alberto Iriarte Lanas

Alberto Iriarte Lanas

Big Data Project Manager at CaixaBank

Manuel Núñez Murillo

Manuel Núñez Murillo

Innovation Department at Naturgy

Isaac Partal Calvo

Isaac Partal Calvo

Connected Retail & e-Commerce Manager at SEAT

Francisco de Borja Calle Gomez

Francisco de Borja Calle Gomez

Senior Consultant at Telefónica

Miguel Ángel Fernández Ros

Miguel Ángel Fernández Ros

Project Manager at Telefónica

Gloria Carreras Cano

Gloria Carreras Cano

Digital Services Consultant at Telefónica

David Arranz García

David Arranz García

Business Development Director at CaixaBank

Noelia Gómez Tasso

Noelia Gómez Tasso

Project Manager at Naturgy

Álvaro Castillo Alsina

Álvaro Castillo Alsina

Innovation and Business Transformation at CaixaBank

Pascual Sanchis de Valle

Pascual Sanchis de Valle

Chief Marketing AAPP Mediterranean at Telefónica

Ana Rodriguez Linde

Ana Rodriguez Linde

Digital Development Manager at Telefónica

Silvia Villagarcía de la Fuente

Silvia Villagarcía de la Fuente

Project Leader for Energy Transition at Naturgy

Eva Fernández Santidrián

Eva Fernández Santidrián

Innovation Manager at Silk

Miguel Gramuntell

Miguel Gramuntell

Director at CaixaBank

Diego Villuendas Pellicero

Diego Villuendas Pellicero

Head of Data & Analytics at SEAT

Jordi Giné Prades

Jordi Giné Prades

Head of Sales - Financial Corporations at Telefónica

David Redondo Ruiz

David Redondo Ruiz

UX-UI Design Leader at SEAT

Milagros Rey Porto

Milagros Rey Porto

Smart Client New Business Promotion at Naturgy

Diego Galdamez

Diego Galdamez

B2B Eastern Spain Director at Telefónica

Tomas Adelantado Olivera

Tomas Adelantado Olivera

Digital Marketing Responsable at XMOBA (SEAT)

Julian Budia

Julian Budia

Consultant at Telefónica

Enric Catsellví

Enric Catsellví

Planning Director at Aigües de Barcelona

Marta Villaseca Ballesca

Marta Villaseca Ballesca

Scouting TOF at Telefónica

Devie Mohan

Devie Mohan

CEO at Burnmark

Mireia Hernan Gago

Mireia Hernan Gago

Transformation Project Manager at Aigües de Barcelona

Federico Florez

Federico Florez

Chief Information and Innovation Officer at Ferrovial

Leona Aslanova

Leona Aslanova

CEO at Innovation Starter

Santiago Bustelo

Santiago Bustelo

UX Director at Kambrica

Javier Montoya

Javier Montoya

Security Director at Aigües de Barcelona

Vanessa Palmer Ramos

Vanessa Palmer Ramos

Product Manager DayOne at CaixaBank

Julian Vinué

Julian Vinué

Director at Wayra Barcelona (Telefónica)

Patricia Posadas Gallardo

Patricia Posadas Gallardo

Responsable for Operational Projects at Aigües de Barcelona

Beatriz Moreno Rodriguez

Beatriz Moreno Rodriguez

Chief Data Officer - Data Governance at Naturgy

Romana Sachova

Romana Sachova

Fraud Prevention Manager at CaixaBank

Eduardo Mallart Solaz

Eduardo Mallart Solaz

Marketing Business Manager at CaixaBank

Jordi Lupon Fanlo

Jordi Lupon Fanlo

Director of Demand Management and Governance at Aigües de Barcelona

Joakim Vivas

Joakim Vivas

Multipotential at JoakimVivas.com

Fernando Cañiz Mur

Fernando Cañiz Mur

ITC Senior Advisor at Telefónica

Maria Pilar Ferrer Riera

Maria Pilar Ferrer Riera

Sales Manager at Telefónica

Matteo Fermi

Matteo Fermi

Head of Mobile and PO Lab ePayments at CaixaBank Payments

Ayshah Jawaid Butt Khawadja

Ayshah Jawaid Butt Khawadja

Community Builder DayOne at CaixaBank

Sergi Bisquert Olivé

Sergi Bisquert Olivé

Partnerships Business Development Director at CaixaBank

Sílvia Garcia Méndez

Sílvia Garcia Méndez

Communication & Marketing Strategist at Payment Innovation Hub

Sandra Jódar Rosell

Sandra Jódar Rosell

Head Of Strategic Planning at CaixaBank

Aitor Aizkorreta Carcedo

Aitor Aizkorreta Carcedo

Body & Comfort Electronic and Car Security at SEAT

Carlos Trenchs Sainz de la Maza

Carlos Trenchs Sainz de la Maza

Director dayOne at CaixaBank

Silvia Sanjoaquín Vives

Silvia Sanjoaquín Vives

Innovation Manager at Naturgy

Ramon Silva Burgos

Ramon Silva Burgos

IT Desktop Transformation at Naturgy

Javier Muniáin

Javier Muniáin

Marketing Manager and Company Planning at Telefónica

Enrique Santiago Muñoz

Enrique Santiago Muñoz

Business Director at Telefónica Spain

Carlos Angel Marin Escriche

Carlos Angel Marin Escriche

Head of Innovation in Digital Services at Telefónica

Silvana Churruca

Silvana Churruca

CEO at Payment Innovation Hub

Beatriz von Munthe af Mogenstierne Ramírez

Beatriz von Munthe af Mogenstierne Ramírez

Project Leader at Naturgy

Maria Carnal Fusté

Maria Carnal Fusté

Project Manager at Naturgy

Federico Concetti Perez

Federico Concetti Perez

Global Account Manager at Telefónica

Gold Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors will help us to identify the best candidates by recommending projects with the potential of solving business challenges and by promoting the competition.

Alejandro de León Moreno

Alejandro de León Moreno

Founder at Microwd

Sixto Arias

Sixto Arias

CEO at Made in Möbile

Miguel Arias Bermúdez

Miguel Arias Bermúdez

Global Entrepreneurship Director at Telefónica

Carlos Trenchs Sainz de la Maza

Carlos Trenchs Sainz de la Maza

Director of Caixa Bank DayOne

María Monzó Llopis

María Monzó Llopis

Director of Innovation and Knowledge at Aigües de Barcelona

Victor María Cardoner Alvarez

Victor María Cardoner Alvarez

Product Manager at Caixa Bank

Catalina Balseiro Río

Catalina Balseiro Río

Chief Innovation Officer at Suez Spain

Josep María Martorell

Josep María Martorell

Associate Director at Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Ami Levin

Ami Levin

Director at Europe Department of the Foreign Trade Administration in the Ministry of Economy and Industry (Israel)

Javier Perea

Javier Perea

CEO at Smart Protection

Patrick Juarez

Patrick Juarez

Chief Strategy Officer at Wildbytes

Manuel Núñez Murillo

Manuel Núñez Murillo

Innovation Department at Naturgy

Victor Arbaizar Gonzalez

Victor Arbaizar Gonzalez

Digital Business Development at El País & HuffPost

Ian Noel

Ian Noel

Co-founder at K FUND

Daniel Rocafort Orellana

Daniel Rocafort Orellana

Embrancing Agile and Digital Transformation

Alejandro Sánchez Alarcón

Alejandro Sánchez Alarcón

Corporation Digitalization Projects

José Luis Rubio

José Luis Rubio

Co-founder at Medlumics S.L

Kim Faura

Kim Faura

General Manager at Telefónica Spain Catalonia Territory

Nuria de Lucas Sánchez

Nuria de Lucas Sánchez

Innovation Manager leading distributed generation and self-consumption strategy at Naturgy

Erik Brieva

Erik Brieva

President at Bcombinator

René De Jong

René De Jong

Associate Director at Equiteq

Josep Carbó

Josep Carbó

Vice-President at Barcelona Health HUB

Fabian A. Orue

Fabian A. Orue

Senior Management Consultant at KRW International

Josemaria Siota

Josemaria Siota

Director of Research (EIC) at IESE

Agustín Moro Cañada

Agustín Moro Cañada

Open Innovation Alliances Manager at Telefónica

Helena Gibert Cruz

Helena Gibert Cruz

Project Manager at Naturgy

María Jesús Almazor  Marsal

María Jesús Almazor Marsal

CEO at Telefónica España

Maria Salamero i Sansalvadó

Maria Salamero i Sansalvadó

Sustainability Strategy and Communication Manager at Aigües de Barcelona

Aitor Aizkorreta Carcedo

Aitor Aizkorreta Carcedo

Body & Comfort Electronic and Car Security at SEAT

Ambassadors

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Kozminski University, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence

Victor Horcasitas

Victor Horcasitas

President at the American Society of Barcelona, CEO at Barcelona Metropolitan

David Fernandez Rivas

David Fernandez Rivas

Assistant Professor at University of Twente, CTO at BuBclean VOF

Rubén Ferreiro López

Rubén Ferreiro López

President at VIKO GROUP

Bartlomiej Kolodziejcyk, PhD

Bartlomiej Kolodziejcyk, PhD

CEO at H2SG Energy

Erika Vaniglia

Erika Vaniglia

Innovation Manager at Industry4.0

Eli Bernal Garrido

Eli Bernal Garrido

Business tech innovation manager at Industry4.0

Gonzalo Murillo

Gonzalo Murillo

Founder at Energiot

David Belgoff

David Belgoff

Founder at Darco Tech

Marta Caballero

Marta Caballero

Data Scientist at Schroders Investment Management

Juan de la Peña Gayo

Juan de la Peña Gayo

IoT & Data & AI Service Solution Sales Professional at Microsoft

Jordina Arcal Cunillera

Jordina Arcal Cunillera

Co-founder at KiN