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.

Roger Sabaté

Roger Sabaté

Investment Analyst at The Crowd Angel

Gonçalo Amorim

Gonçalo Amorim

CEO at BGI - Building Global Innovators

Seven Bliedung

Seven Bliedung

CEO Volucap GmbH

Luis Moreno Ortí

Luis Moreno Ortí

Head of Innovation at Havas Media Group

Thomas Aichinger

Thomas Aichinger

CEO at Scopeaudio

Carlos Cosials Ruiz

Carlos Cosials Ruiz

IoT Senior Business Consultant at Integral Innovation Solutions

Mario Maawad Marcos

Mario Maawad Marcos

Digital Security Director at CaixaBank

Hajnalka Bessenyei

Hajnalka Bessenyei

Co-Lead at Fintech Camp

Fran Morente

Fran Morente

Innovation Program Manager at VidaCaixa

Israel Escacho

Israel Escacho

Marketing and Clients Director at SegurCaixa

Pilar Bouso

Pilar Bouso

Head of Service Technology & engineering at SEAT

Joan Parra

Joan Parra

Manager Cibersecurity Presales at Telefónica

Enrique Teixidó

Enrique Teixidó

Head of Global CRM at SEAT

Juanita Londoño

Juanita Londoño

Digital Plataforms at Nedgia

Rosa Asensio

Rosa Asensio

Communication at Naturgy

Mireia Gilibert

Mireia Gilibert

Future Mobility projects lead at SEAT

Ignacio Marín

Ignacio Marín

Specialist Project Manager at Naturgy

Lluís García

Lluís García

Head of GIS LIMS and Graphic Systems Service at Aigües de Barcelona

Jordi Ribalta

Jordi Ribalta

Strategic Marketing Director at SegurCaixa Adeslas

José Luis Vallejo

José Luis Vallejo

Head of R&D at Naturgy

Victor Deutsch

Victor Deutsch

Cargo Head of Strategy and Transformation Programs at Telefónica

Francisco Javier Estavillo

Francisco Javier Estavillo

Innovation Ecosystems Manager at Telefónica

Jordi Ros

Jordi Ros

Energy Transition at Naturgy

Meritxell Ripoll

Meritxell Ripoll

Head of Sustainability at CaixaBank

Marta Gay de Montella

Marta Gay de Montella

Digital Transformation Manager at CaixaBank

Gema Salgado

Gema Salgado

Container Processes Technician at SEAT

Luminita Anton

Luminita Anton

Co-Lead at Fintech Camp

Jessica Bardaji Ferraz

Jessica Bardaji Ferraz

UFD - Power grids Spain at Naturgy

Andy Benyei

Andy Benyei

Inmersive Technologies Specialist at SEAT

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

Sandra Estévez

Sandra Estévez

Digital Marketing at Naturgy

Rubén Recio

Rubén Recio

Responsible for systems architecture and innovation at Aigües de Barcelona

Miquel Sàrrias

Miquel Sàrrias

Project manager - Water 4.0 at Aigües de Barcelona

Pedro Rubio

Pedro Rubio

Automatic meater reading Manager at Aigües de Barcelona

Jorge Negro

Jorge Negro

Digital Transformation Manager at Caixabank

Ciro García

Ciro García

Energy Solutions Manager Mexico at Naturgy

José María Bolufer

José María Bolufer

Head of Sustainable Innovation at Telefónica

Bruno Vilarasau

Bruno Vilarasau

Director of Digital Services and Public Sector at Telefónica

Elena Quiroga

Elena Quiroga

Sustainability Expert at Telefónica

Alezeia González García

Alezeia González García

Innovation Manager at Naturgy

Jordi Esparbé Mainar

Jordi Esparbé Mainar

Head of Strategy & Innovation at Naturgy

Gemma Oliver Campins

Gemma Oliver Campins

Digital Services Consultant at Telefónica

Santiago Murillo

Santiago Murillo

Project Manager at Silk

Joan Verdú

Joan Verdú

Head of Consulting and Knowledge Transfer at the Data Science Center, Barcelona School of Economics

Joaquín de Aubeyzon

Joaquín de Aubeyzon

Investment Associate at The Crowd Angel

Josep Tura Fernández

Josep Tura Fernández

Open Innovation Project Manager at Fluidra Accelera

Tomé Canas

Tomé Canas

Head of Open Innovation at BGI - Building Global Innovators

Roman Alyoshkin

Roman Alyoshkin

Head of product at Polys.me

Josep-Miquel Torregrosa

Josep-Miquel Torregrosa

Investment Director at InnoEnergy

Harshit Agrawal

Harshit Agrawal

President, Security Researcher at Computer Society of India, MIT Pune Chapter

David Benini

David Benini

Principal - Biometrics & Identity

Montse Calvo

Montse Calvo

Director at Fundación Diseño e Innovación-h2i institute

Alexandre Maravilla

Alexandre Maravilla

Innovation Product Manager at Telefónica

Guillermo Hernández

Guillermo Hernández

Head of Digital Marketing Department at SegurCaixa Adeslas

Manfred Saurenhaus

Manfred Saurenhaus

Omnichannel Project Manager at VidaCaixa

Helena Gibert Cruz

Helena Gibert Cruz

Project Manager at Naturgy

Jordi Guaus Guerrero

Jordi Guaus Guerrero

Head of Digital Marketing at CaixaBank

Jorge Claramunt

Jorge Claramunt

Demand management at SEAT

Miguel Ángel Rojas

Miguel Ángel Rojas

IT Strategy and Innovation at Naturgy

Mercedes Fernández

Mercedes Fernández

Innovation Manager at Telefónica

Oriol Mas

Oriol Mas

ADAS Team Leader at SEAT

Llorenç Rubió

Llorenç Rubió

IoT & Smart Cities Business Development at Telefónica

Eduardo Mallart Solaz

Eduardo Mallart Solaz

Marketing Business Manager at CaixaBank

Joaquín Peret Zulaica

Joaquín Peret Zulaica

Tariff Studies 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

Aura Arteta

Aura Arteta

Circular economy & environmental expert at Telefónica

Sandra González

Sandra González

Responsible Banking Director at CaixaBank

Carlos Buenosvinos

Carlos Buenosvinos

CEO & CTO at SEAT:CODE

Rafael Amorós

Rafael Amorós

Global Open Innovation Manager at Telefónica

Francisco de Borja Calle Gomez

Francisco de Borja Calle Gomez

Senior Consultant at Telefónica

Gloria Carreras Cano

Gloria Carreras Cano

Digital Services Consultant at Telefónica

David Arranz García

David Arranz García

Business Development Director at CaixaBank

Cristina Vieito

Cristina Vieito

Accountant at Aigües de Barcelona

Ester Palomar

Ester Palomar

Project Manager at CaixaBank Payments & Consumer

Albert Torre

Albert Torre

New Business Development at VidaCaixa

Angel López

Angel López

Infrastructure and Communications Manager

Ramón Ariño

Ramón Ariño

Operational Support Manager at Aigües de Barcelona

Marcos Arjona

Marcos Arjona

Cybersecurity Innovation & Research Boosterb at Telefónica

Álvaro Castillo Alsina

Álvaro Castillo Alsina

Innovation and Business Transformation at CaixaBank

Nuria de Lucas Sánchez

Nuria de Lucas Sánchez

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

Ana Rodriguez Linde

Ana Rodriguez Linde

Digital Development Manager at Telefónica

Diego Villuendas Pellicero

Diego Villuendas Pellicero

Head of Data & Analytics at SEAT

Eva Fernández Santidrián

Eva Fernández Santidrián

Innovation Manager at Silk

Miguel Gramuntell

Miguel Gramuntell

Director at CaixaBank

David Redondo Ruiz

David Redondo Ruiz

UX-UI Design Leader at SEAT

Eva Mascato

Eva Mascato

Corpotate IT at Naturgy

Diego Galdamez

Diego Galdamez

B2B Eastern Spain Director at Telefónica

Aitor Aizkorreta

Aitor Aizkorreta

Security Expert at SEAT

Maya Ormazábal

Maya Ormazábal

Head of Environment and Human Rigths at Telefónica

Carlos Herrera

Carlos Herrera

Digital Innovation & Project Management at SEAT

Javier Esteban

Javier Esteban

Cybersecurity Specialist at Telefónica

Marta Villaseca Ballesca

Marta Villaseca Ballesca

Digital Development and Entrepreneurship at Telefónica

Ramón Álvarez

Ramón Álvarez

Investment Director at The Crowd Angel

Laura Jornet

Laura Jornet

Investment Analyst at The Crowd Angel

Leona Aslanova

Leona Aslanova

CEO at Innovation Starter

Pau Balcells

Pau Balcells

Program Manager at Ajuntament de Barcelona

Beatriz Moreno Rodriguez

Beatriz Moreno Rodriguez

Chief Data Officer - Data Governance at Naturgy

Vanessa Palmer Ramos

Vanessa Palmer Ramos

Product Manager DayOne at CaixaBank

Roger Salvat

Roger Salvat

Business Development Director at CaixaBank

Eugenia Alquézar

Eugenia Alquézar

Engagement & Innovation at SEAT

Romana Sachova

Romana Sachova

Fraud Prevention Manager at CaixaBank

Jeremias Buireo

Jeremias Buireo

Head of Beyond Payments at CaixaBank

Jorge Luis Martinez

Jorge Luis Martinez

Easy & Smart Logistics at SEAT

Ricardo González

Ricardo González

Digital Marketing at Naturgy

Oriol Mesià

Oriol Mesià

IoT Analyst at SEAT

Sergi Bisquert Olivé

Sergi Bisquert Olivé

Partnerships Business Development Director at CaixaBank

Sandra Martín

Sandra Martín

Accountant at Aigües de Barcelona

Albert Amargós

Albert Amargós

IT Innovation at Naturgy

Vinicius Leroy

Vinicius Leroy

Strategic Planning Manager at CaixaBank

Ricardo Alba

Ricardo Alba

Technical Supervision at Naturgy

Emma Clúa

Emma Clúa

Open Innovation at SEAT

Valentín Pagador

Valentín Pagador

National Coordinator of Smart Cities Business Development at Telefónica

Josep Angel Alcobe

Josep Angel Alcobe

Manager Business & Entrepreneurs division at CaixaBank

Xavier Rebés

Xavier Rebés

Innovation Director at CaixaBank

Lluc Pejó

Lluc Pejó

Talent Director at SUEZ España

Laura Vidal

Laura Vidal

Innovation Culture at SEAT

Ramón López

Ramón López

Open Innovation Manager at SUEZ

Ayshah Jawaid Butt Khawadja

Ayshah Jawaid Butt Khawadja

Community Builder DayOne at CaixaBank

Pablo Morales

Pablo Morales

ID Global Product Owner at SEAT & CUPRA

Maria Reñé

Maria Reñé

Occupational Health & Safety Technician at Aigües de Barcelona

Manfred Saurenhaus

Manfred Saurenhaus

Omnichannel Project Manager at VidaCaixa

Eduardo Fernández

Eduardo Fernández

Environment and Corporate Sustainability at Naturgy at Naturgy

John Chamberlain

John Chamberlain

Renewable Natural Gas Innovation Projects at Naturgy

María Pérez

María Pérez

Energy Transition at Naturgy

Josep Oriol Mas

Josep Oriol Mas

Projects Director at Aigües de Barcelona

Carlos Angel Marin

Carlos Angel Marin

Head of Innovation in Digital Services at Telefónica

Silvia Sanjoaquín Vives

Silvia Sanjoaquín Vives

Innovation Manager at Naturgy

Enrique Santiago Muñoz

Enrique Santiago Muñoz

Business Director at Telefónica Spain

Sergio Martín

Sergio Martín

Information Security Manager at CaixaBank

Milagros Rey Porto

Milagros Rey Porto

Smart Client New Business Promotion at Naturgy

Federico Concetti

Federico Concetti

Sales Manager at Telefónica

Esther Piquer

Esther Piquer

Industrial Automation Maintenance Manager at SEAT

Silvia Villagarcía de la Fuente

Silvia Villagarcía de la Fuente

Project Leader for Energy Transition at Naturgy

Raquel Céspedes

Raquel Céspedes

Water Quality & Chemical Products Safety Specialist at Aigües de Barcelona

Núria Basset

Núria Basset

Project Manager at Aigües de Barcelona

David José García

David José García

Senior Manager Maintenance at SEAT

Elena García-Bragado

Elena García-Bragado

Head of the Department of Planning and Strategic Development at CaixaBank

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

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

Victor Arbaizar Gonzalez

Victor Arbaizar Gonzalez

Digital Business Development at El País & HuffPost

Carolina Buelta

Carolina Buelta

Trade and Investment Advisor at Department for International Trade

Fabian A. Orue

Fabian A. Orue

Senior Management Consultant at KRW International

Ambassadors

Juan de la Peña Gayo

Juan de la Peña Gayo

IoT & Data & AI Service Solution Sales Professional at Microsoft

Bartlomiej Kolodziejcyk, PhD

Bartlomiej Kolodziejcyk, PhD

Chief Technology Officer at H2SG Energy

Aitor Aizcorreta

Aitor Aizcorreta

Security Expert at SEAT

Maria Monzó

Maria Monzó

Innovation and Knowledge Manager at Aigües de Barcelona

Miguel Arias

Miguel Arias

Global Entrepreneurship Director at Telefónica

David Fernandez Rivas

David Fernandez Rivas

Assistant Professor at University of Twente, CTO at BuBclean VOF

Miguel Ángel Reyes Riera

Miguel Ángel Reyes Riera

CEO & Founder at OneDocument, S.L.

Daniel Rocafort

Daniel Rocafort

Head of Transformation at Naturgy

Alejandro Sánchez

Alejandro Sánchez

Digital Transformation at Naturgy

Nuria de Lucas

Nuria de Lucas

Innovation Manager at Naturgy

Eli Bernal Garrido

Eli Bernal Garrido

Business tech innovation manager at Industry4.0