Telecommunications Engineer from Seville, Spain. Passionate about technology and people, he is a member of IEEE, where he currently holds the position of Chair of Spain’s Young Professionals Affinity Group. During the day, he works as Software Engineer in Ericsson.
Sara Lerota enjoys supporting the growth of the startup & entrepreneurial ecosystem in Bosnia and Herzegovina and beyond. She supported and coached more than 50 local and international IT startups, and had the pleasure to contribute to enhancing the local IT ecosystem while being the startup program manager of the first privately funded startup accelerator in the country and through organising various initiatives such as hackathons, conferences, forums, policy recommendations for startup laws®ulations etc. One of her fields of interest is partnership development, related to building a sustainable and successful startup ecosystem in her country and beyond. She is currently working as a strategic partnerships executive in Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation in B&H/MarketMakers, supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina, focused on creating sustainable jobs and businesses with primary focus on IT and business processes outsourcing sectors.
Experience leading teams and opening markets through distribution channels or direct sales. Sectors: Logistics, Telecommunications, Services and Energy, Food. Channels: B2C (24 years old). B2B (8 years) Products or Services sold: Technical solutions in mobility, Outsourcing of Services, PV components and PV Projects. Company size: Startups, SMEs and Large Accounts Markets: Spain, Portugal, LATAM, Germany Training + various: Marketing, MBA, English, German. Advanced management CRM Salesforce, Nimble Mentoring taught: Startups, professional development. Leadership. Experience in developing equipment in adverse conditions. Methodology, motivation and Mentoring are my main tools. Committed, enterprising. «I am passionate about promoting technological solutions that improve processes in the B2B area and that contribute to reducing the carbon footprint»
Felipe Romera Lubias has been managing the Andalusia Technology Park (PTA) in Malaga since 1990 and has been President of the Association of Science and Technology Parks of Spain (APTE) since 1998. He was also a member of the Advisory Council for Science and Technology of the Ministry of Science and Technology representing the APTE (2001-2004). And he was President of the Andalusian Network of Technological Spaces (RETA) from its constitution in April 2005 until 2015. He is a Telecommunications Engineer from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación in Madrid, where he graduated in 1976. After finishing his studies he worked at INTELSA (Ericsson), Secoinsa and Fujitsu España doing work in telecommunication product design and from 1982 to 1993 he was the Director of Fujitsu España’s R&D Laboratory in Málaga. At the same time he has held and continues to hold positions in the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP)
A seasoned business advisor, entrepreneur and internationally recognised technology specialist on Mobility, AI and Strategy. David has demonstrable experience in the development and commercialisation of technical start-ups coupled with history of success throughout the automotive and energy sectors. David influences and guides policy-making, inspires at the most senior level and facilitates seamless operations that achieve greater business efficiencies and deliver sustainable growth. Consistently delivering and influencing cost efficiency behaviours and policies, enabling effective strategic direction and swift decision-making. Contributing engaging, thoughtful advice and guidance with personal, political and cultural sensitivity