Founder of the startup ICARUS Drone Systems specialized in operations with unmanned aerial equipment for industrial inspection, construction, agriculture and emergencies. Engineer and member of the IEEE Student Branch of the University of Zaragoza and YP Spain.
I am a serial entrepreneur with more than 14 years of experience in the technological and audiovisual innovation industry. I am currently immersed in developing Triple-O Games, my second startup, using a business model that incorporates blockchain into video games. I also enjoy being a mentor for younger entrepreneurs and helping other startups in achieving their goals. I have worked with big international companies such as Disney, Warner, Marvel, and Mattel. I studied Graphic design and audiovisual communication at CICE, Blockchain at Oxford and conflict resolution at Stanford University Key achievements: awarded as “Best Startup” in the Canary Islands, won a Goya for an animation movie, be a TED speaker, raised several rounds of investments, built a successful video game company and get featured worldwide by Apple, among others.
Serial entrepreneur from 2008, evolved from 25 years successful intrapreneurship helping major Corporates to do the right thing to better serve customers. With a never-satisfied curiosity for learning he has designed, lead and executed over a dozen major Value Chain initiatives across the globe that operate still today.
Muriel Bourgeois is founder and CEO of MiCuento. MiCuento is an social impact and digital startup that uses technology to evolve storytelling and enhancing childhood through customized reading. With MiCuento, in just a few minutes you can customise a book, making yourself the main character in the story and adapting the reading experience to your learning capabilities, and receive it 7 days later, anywhere in the world. She founded MiCuento with the aim of developing a venture to inspire children through education. Customization helps children to find ways to adapt to reality and sparks their interest in learning through inclusive reading. She obtained a degree in Humanities and later specialized in Education, Teaching, and Childhood. She has extensive experience in educational projects. Over the past few years, she has taken part in various digital, social and educational projects, providing a vision and a strategy, generating content, raising funds, leading teams able to achieve objectives in dynamic contexts. She loves stories. Stories have taught Muriel to be brave and creative, to dream big and to encourage others to make this dream come true.