David has founded and managing Athena DG, a consulting company based in Brussels which provides strategic, evaluation and communication services in the European Research and Innovation field. He has worked previously for EUREKA/Eurostars and the European Commission.
Associate professor at the Department of Development Economics of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and co-director of the PhD Program in Innovation Economics and Management. His research focuses on the globalization of innovation and he regularly works as a consultant to the OECD and the World Bank.
Francisco J. Jariego, Technology Director, PhD. Independent researcher and advisor. Collaborating with the Centre for Support for Technological Innovation at UPM University. Chairman of the Advisory Board of FOM. Former Director of Industrial IoT in Telefonica. 25 years of experience in R&D and innovation in the ICT sector.