Alberto Tejero is an expert in management and organization of technological innovation. He works at Technology Intelligence Unit (Centre for Technology Innovation, CAIT-UPM) in international innovation and technology intelligence projects. In addition, he is a lecturer of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and responsible of E&I online contents at Madrid Node (EIT Digital) since 2015, expert associate of the Royal Academy of Engineering in Spain and advisory board member of several Foundations and Councils in topics related to innovation, technology and education. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science. He is a PhD candidate at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He worked as lecturer and research fellow at UPM (2010-2015), coordinator professor at CEPADE and ESCP Europe Business School (2014 and 2015) and senior ICT specialist at UPM (2002-2014).
Juan Antonio Esteban (ES)
Telecomunitions engineer, with wide experience both at a local level (Spain) and internationally, working in the area of innovation, managing complex projects with multidisciplinary teams, business development and consulting.
Expert in Data Visualization, executive dashboards, Assesments and KPI Analysis and Data Scientist.
R&D Senior consultant and Innovation Project Design on Smart Cities, IoT, Cloud Servicies, Big Data, Ultra Narrow Band Servicies and others.
General Manager of a start-up of LED lighting technology and R&D director in Efison company (specialized in innovation and energy efficiency).
Coordinator at red.es of Digital Contents White Paper in Spain.
Trainer and coordinator in several masters at EOI, ICEX, Telefonica Learning Servicies, UNED, Universidad Alfonso X.
David Cano (ES)
David Cano holds MSc in Mechanical Engineering, post graduate studies in Management of Innovation and Technology Policy and Executive MBA program at IESE. He David has an extensive experience in management, development and operation of the innovation process primarily on industrial, ICT and healthcare sectors. Trained in general management and innovation in international centres of excellence, highlights his experience identifying business opportunities, feasibility analysis, fundraising both national and European level and its later product/service commercialization. Passionate about teaching, participates in various related innovation management and entrepreneurship program with a clear market orientation what motivates him to establish his own star-up company in the medical sector.
Angel Alba (ES)
Angel is a consultant specialist in strategic innovation and accelerating innovation processes and projects. Innovation coach of the European Commission for the SME Instrument.
He has more than 20,000 hours of experience in innovation projects. He worked at Procter & Gamble for 7 years and after that he worked as Managing Director of the first Tech Center of KIBS in ES. In 2012 he launched his own consultancy start-up, called Innolandia.es, achiving +140 clients in 7 countries in 4 years.
He is certified innovation consultant and professor for the EOI Foundation (under the Ministry of Industry), working in several innovation and entrepreneurships projects and courses.
He is specialist in helping organizations and entrepreneurs to innovate sustainable and continuously and in designing new products and services with agile tools such as Design Thinking and Lean Start-up.
Orchidea Innovations (FI)
Orchidea Innovations is leading software company in the field on innovation. They help their customers to systemize and involve the whole organization in innovation. Orchidea SaaS platform enables employees, customers and partners to participate in innovation. Their software and expertise help the customers to accelerate innovation which leads to more profitable business.
Orchidea was founded in 2002 assist and catalyze in-person ideation. Since 2006 they have focused on systemization and acceleration of employee driven innovation. They codevelop software with their customer which involves employees, customers and partners in development of products, services and process improvements.