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May 16th 2024

Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau – Barcelona

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Health Revolution Congress

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Health Revolution Congress

The Health Revolution Congress is the largest European Summit in Digital Health, where global startups & stakeholders join forces in Barcelona on May 16th.

Against the stunning backdrop of the Recinto Modernista in Barcelona, you’ll dive into the latest tech, pioneering innovations and of course lots of networking opportunities.

This year, the Health Revolution Congress will feature 12 dynamic tracks running simultaneously. The partners of the HRC, including ACCIÓ’s Open Innovation Challenge, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, MedTech World Malta, Eurecat, Biocat, Sanofi & SDLI, AstraZeneca, Insurtech Community Hub, IOMED & Google Cloud, CataloniaBio & HealthTech, and Mercabarna, join forces to give you the full experience of the digital health landscape.

Barcelona stands as the epicenter of the health revolution. Not only does it host the Health Revolution Congress, but it also serves as a vibrant hub of digital innovation. Here, global startups, pharmaceutical giants, visionary investors, and leading healthcare institutions come together to tackle the challenges of today’s healthcare landscape.

Gain exclusive insights into cutting-edge technologies, emerging trends, and future solutions at the Health Revolution Congress. Let’s come together to explore the digital health solutions that are shaping tomorrow’s healthcare landscape.

Come to Barcelona on May 16th, enjoy the city and join the Health Revolution Congress, organized by Barcelona Health Hub. Let’s connect at the biggest European event in digital health.

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Speakers 2024

Julián Isla

Data & Artificial Intelligence Resource Manager
Julián Isla, Microsoft's Data and AI Resource Manager since 2016, drives digital transformation in EMEA. Experienced in solution architecture and enterprise AI, he previously managed critical projects and led SharePoint support across EMEA. As Founder of Foundation Twenty-nine, he advocates for rare disease awareness.

Kathrin Folkendt

Founder & CEO
Kathrin Folkendt is the Founder & CEO of Femtech Insider, the globally leading platform for women’s health innovation. Kathrin started her career in the tech industry at Intel and Hewlett-Packard leading the organizations’ marketing efforts in Europe. From there she went on to work with numerous startups and scale-ups like Prezi and Hearsay Systems across Europe, Asia and the United States. Since being diagnosed with PCOS and understanding first-hand how underserved, under-researched and underfunded the women’s health space is, Kathrin has dedicated her time and efforts to innovating in the healthcare industry, working with stakeholders across the women’s health innovation ecosystem. Kathrin is a frequent speaker on femtech, PCOS, women’s health and media innovation and an advisor to numerous women’s health venture funds, conferences and research programs.

Bojan Krkić

Football Player
Bojan Krkić, rose swiftly through FC Barcelona's ranks, debuting for the first team at 17. Notable achievements include winning the UEFA U-17 Championship and scoring crucial goals. He represented Spain internationally, declining Serbia's offer. Bojan's career also took him to Roma

Lorenzo Di Pietro

Managing Director
Lorenzo Di Pietro, serving as Director General of Barcelona Activa since September 2023, brings over 22 years of experience in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation. As Executive Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, he oversees strategic initiatives, building on his extensive tenure in talent development and human resources management.

Yolanda Pérez

Director BStartup & Hub Empresa
Yolanda Pérez, Director of BStartup and Hub Empresa at Banco Sabadell, brings over a decade of experience specializing in innovative, technological, and digital companies. Leading BStartup and Hub Empresa, she drives connections and growth opportunities for entrepreneurs and professionals, contributing significantly to the business ecosystem.

Adrià Comella

Managing Director
Adrià Comella, Managing Director of Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau since July 2021, oversees strategic and operational management. Previously, at Sistema de Salut de Catalunya, he drove healthcare initiatives. With experience in consultancy, general management, and asset management, he has excelled in Catalonia.

Jordi Aguasca

Director of Innovation and Technological Transformation
Jordi Aguasca, Director of Technological Transformation and Disruption at ACCIÓ, blends dynamic leadership with entrepreneurial expertise. With his experience as Startup Director Catalonia and Chief of Staff at the Government of Catalonia, he drives innovation and strategic initiatives. Jordi's enthusiasm, determination, and observation skills fuel his impactful leadership in competitive environments.

Marta Antúnez

Director
Marta Antunez, an engineer from UPC and MBA from INSEAD, is deeply passionate about technology and startups. With a decade in the startup ecosystem, she's co-founded three startups, mentored numerous others, and now directs Wayra Barcelona, investing in innovative startups to scale and connect with Telefónica's vast customer base.

Ali Parsa

Entrepreneur
Ali Parsa is a serial healthcare entrepreneur and engineer. He’s the founder and CEO of Babylon, the revolutionary artificial intelligence and digital health company. Before Babylon, Ali created Circle, which became Europe's largest partnership of clinicians.

Genis Roca

President of the PuntCat Foundation
Genís Roca is a businessman and university professor specializing in business development and digital culture. He serves as president of the PuntCat Foundation and vice president of the Barcelona Music Lab Foundation, the Picasso Museum, and the Higher School of Industrial Design.

Marion Zammit

Chief FDI Specialist
Marion Zammit heads the Investment Promotion Department within Malta Enterprise, Malta’s economic development corporation. Marion holds a First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Malta, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Distinction) from the same University. Her career has included various positions in the advanced manufacturing sector, including quality, production processing, as well as logistics and supply chain. Marion has worked and gained extensive experience in the Pharmaceutical Sector, having worked both in manufacturing, as well as, sales and marketing, wherein she devoted over a decade of her career. At Malta Enterprise, Marion has supported various sectors including Medical Cannabis, Pharma, and other projects of national interest. In June 2021, Marion has been assigned the lead of the Investment Promotion Unit, hence a more prominent role in Malta’s FDI Strategy and its implementation.

Pere Duran

Director
Pere Duran is the director of 4 Years From Now (4YFN), a leading global startup platform. With over a decade of experience at GSMA, he's been pivotal in the growth of 4YFN. A Barcelona native, Pere is an expert in startups, innovation, and growth. He also serves on the board of Fundació Pompeu Fabra University, leveraging his expertise for strategic contributions.

Josep LI Sanfeliu

Co-founder & Managing Partner
Josep has more than 15 years of experience as VC, first co-founding Ysios Capital in 2008 and more recently founding Asabys Partners in 2018 which is managing close to € 300 Mio in health innovation investments. He has specialized in life sciences and healthtech investments in Europe, Israel and the US with more than 10 investments and Boards in the space and some successful exits. Previously he has had a hybrid career in law and finance in the pharma and healthcare world working for Cuatrecasas, KPMG, DomusVi and Almirall. Josep has a Law Degree from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, a Master of Laws from University of Michigan and an MBA from IESE Business School.

Stefano de Liguoro

Head Of Partners
Stefano De Liguoro is a highly accomplished professional in the insurance industry, currently serving as the Head of Partners at Zurich Insurance. With a solid tenure of over 18 years at Zurich he is also responsible for the launch of a new Health proposition that focuses on prevention using technology.

Austin Sawyer

Associate
Austin is a multifaceted health tech specialist with expertise as an investor, medtech startup founder, medical device engineer, and clinical fellow. With experience in both Europe and North America, Austin has worked with and invested in health technologies companies across 17 countries. He holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Victoria..

Inma Rodríguez

Market Intelligence Manager of the Executive Secretariat
Inma Rodríguez is Mercat Intelligence Manager of the Executive Secretary of ACCIÓ, Generalitat de Catalunya. She is a specialist in sectoral and technological analysis, mapping of business ecosystems, definition of value chains and identification of business business opportunities. Before this analysis task, he had developed his professional career in the field of attracting foreign investment, focusing especially on attracting Japanese investment to Catalonia. She is an economist and has a master's degree in international business and finance from the University of Barcelona.

César Velasco

Innovation & Digital Strategy Director
César Velasco, a seasoned professional, currently holds the role of Global Transformation & Technology Director (CIO) at Insud Pharma. With extensive experience in IT leadership and a focus on digital innovation, he drives transformative change and fosters strategic growth.

Germán Gutiérrez

Integrated Health Solutions Business Director
Germán Gutiérrez, currently serving as IHS Director of Innovation & Digital Health EMEA at Medtronic since January 2020, possesses over 12 years of experience in integrated care delivery solutions. With previous roles as Business Director and National Sales Manager, his tenure at Medtronic has been marked by impactful contributions to healthcare innovation and business development.

Izabel Alfany

Managing Director
Izabel Alfany is the Managing Director for Spain at EIT Health, a leading health innovation network supported by the EU. She oversees operations and business development, promoting healthcare innovation across Europe. Alfany also serves as a board member at the WorkInHealth Foundation, fostering talent development in the healthcare sector.

Joan Romero

Executive Director
Joan Romero, as Executive Director at ACCIÓ, leads Catalonia Trade & Investment with over 15 years of experience. Previously, as CEO and Executive Director, he expanded ACCIÓ's global presence. He also serves on the boards of Integrated Systems Europe, PTV, Eurecat, and LEITAT, while lecturing at Universitat de Barcelona.

Juan Baselga

Director Strategic Alliances & Institutional Relations
Juan Baselga, Director at Tech Barcelona, leverages extensive experience in marketing, communications, and government affairs. Formerly involved in major investment projects like the Mobile World Congress, he now focuses on connecting corporations and institutions with Barcelona's dynamic tech ecosystem.

John Wray

Expert
John Wray has more than 30 years of healthcare experience, both as a practicing lawyer and business executive. John was Senior Vice President Managed Care of Dignity Health, now known as CommonSpirit Health and Senior Vice President Network Contracting and Delivery System Collaboration at Cigna, where he was responsible for more than $40 billion in annual medical spend. Throughout his career John has focused on the relationships between payers and providers, both in the US and internationally. Most recently, John served as interim CEO of Opala, where he now serves on the board of directors. John is currently Chairman of the Board of Mediktor and is an advisor with the Innovation Roundtable. He is a graduate of Indiana University and Indiana University School of Law and is a member of the State Bar of California.

Patricia Pesudo

Director Més Sant Pau Office, the Strategy & Transformational Office
Patricia Pesudo, Director of Més Sant Pau Office at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, leads strategic initiatives with over a decade in healthcare. Formerly Chief Operation Officer at AQuAS, she excels in operational excellence and transformational leadership, with experience in business development and international tendering.

Davide Malmusi

Director of Health Services
Davide Malmusi, Director of Health Services at the Barcelona City Council since 2016, leads healthcare initiatives. With a background in social epidemiology and public health, he managed projects evaluating health inequalities. Formerly a medical trainee, he transitioned into project management and research roles focusing on public health policies and their impact.

Yulia Yurevich

Head of Client Relations & Partnerships
Yulia Yurevich, an experienced professional, serves as Head of Administration & Partnerships at Lifeblood | Capital + Talent, specializing in MedTech startup consulting. She previously led client relations at MedTech World and managed operations at The Take. As Executive Director at Capital Analytics, she facilitated strategic connections for businesses and investors.

Jaime Rubiano

Head of Innovation
Jaime Rubiano is an industrial engineer specialized in innovation management and e-commerce. He has been serving as the Head of Innovation at Mutualidad HNA since 2021. His professional career has primarily focused on Latin America, where he has led transformation and innovation projects for various sectors, both public and private.

Isabel Orejana

Communication Director
Isabel Orejana has more than 15 years of experience in communication consulting. She develops communication plans for her client in accordance with their strategic business objectives. She creates, plans, implements and follows-up specific actions to support the client's objectives. She also counts on press and media management.

Cristian Pascual

President
Cristian Pascual, President of Barcelona Health Hub, that drives innovation in digital health by linking startups, healthcare organizations, and investors. With an engineering degree and MBA, he founded Mediktor, an AI-based medical assistant, after holding top management roles in large companies for over two decades. In addition, he is an angel investor in more than 20 startups.

Raül Llimós

Communication Director & Executive Producer
Raül Llimós, Head of Content & Communications and Executive Producer at NSN Never Say Never, crafts compelling sports narratives. Formerly Chief of Sports at RAC1, his 20-year journey includes radio broadcasting, journalism, and leadership, shaping the Catalan sports media landscape with innovation and expertise.

Nadin Youssef Nassar

Sr. Analyst
Nadin Youssef Nassar, Sr. Analyst at Nina Capital, holds a degree in Medical Device Design & Entrepreneurship from Imperial College London. A skilled bioengineer and entrepreneur, he excels in launching startups with innovative healthcare technologies. Expertise includes investment, business modeling, market access, regulatory compliance, and biomechanical engineering. Now part of Nina Capital's investment team.

Eduard Martín

CIO & Intelligent Connectivity Director
Eduard Martin, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at Mobile World Capital Barcelona, drives social and technological initiatives, notably the 5GBarcelona initiative and Digital Future Society. With over a decade of expertise, he fosters strategic partnerships, steering the city towards becoming Europe's premier 5G technology hub.

Mar Gomis

Director of the Center for Clinical Validation of Digital Solutions
Mar Gomis is a seasoned healthcare professional with over 13 years of experience at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. She specializes in pharmaceutical care, eHealth platforms, and leads digital transformation efforts. Her expertise includes solid organ transplantation and clinical validation of digital solutions.

Gabriel Cerra

CEO
Gabriel Cerra is a self-taught developer and entrepreneur driven by a passion for leveraging everyday technology to enhance people's lives. Through his venture, Immersive Oasis, he explores innovative ways to advance healthcare education and research, while emphasizing the simplicity and accessibility of technology to aid patients and reduce treatment costs. Collaborating with leading companies such as Daiichi Sankyo, Bayer, Sanofi, and AstraZeneca, as well as esteemed researchers from institutions like UCLM, UI1, and BSA, Gabriel ensures the development of cutting-edge, accurate, and impactful products that harness the full potential of technology.

Luis Badrinas

Vice President
Luis Badrinas, Vice President of Barcelona Health Hub, previously Managing Partner at COI, CEO Global Life at Zurich. Held leadership roles at Zurich Insurance, board member at Zurich Group Spain, Portugal. Former CEO Deutsche Bank Insurance, Deputy GM Vitalicio of Generali Group. Law degree, University of Barcelona; Master's Finance, Deusto Business School.

Daniele Lezzi

Co-Founder
Daniele Lezzi, Co-Founder of OneCareAI and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Salento, Italy, serves as Senior Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Expertise includes High Performance, Distributed, Edge, and Cloud Computing, focusing on programming models for scientific application parallelization. Principal Investigator in European projects, pioneering HPC techniques, and parallel AI algorithms for stroke risk prediction.

Alejandro González

Product Manager
Alejandro, an entrepreneurial engineer, dynamic, and data-oriented, boasts a solid experience as a Systems Integration specialist, designing and deploying interfaces across various platforms. Passionate about the world of technology, Alejandro is driven by the implementation of new methodologies in conjunction with Artificial Intelligence. His participation in technology fairs and conferences ensures that he stays updated with innovative solutions to achieve success in his work.

Aline Noizet

Founder
Daniele Lezzi, Co-Founder of OneCareAI and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Salento, Italy, serves as Senior Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Expertise includes High Performance, Distributed, Edge, and Cloud Computing, focusing on programming models for scientific application parallelization. Principal Investigator in European projects, pioneering HPC techniques, and parallel AI algorithms for stroke risk prediction.

Joan Miró

General Manager
Oscar, Vice President & Chief Medical Officer at Barcelona Health Hub, Co-Founder & CMO at Mediktor. Specializes in Intensive Care Medicine, with 20+ years' experience. Contributed significantly to healthcare, scientific publications, and Mediktor's founding. Expertise includes medtech, medical big data management, and AI training.

Juan Manuel Jimeno

Partner & CIO
Juan Manuel Jimeno, Partner & CIO at Sercomex Pharma, boasts over 23 years in Pharma Industry leadership, spearheading CRM programs. At Sercomex Pharma, he innovates technology to enhance their methodology for Digital HCPs. With over a decade of advancing omnichannel strategies, their focus is now on supporting HCPs and customers in the evolving industry landscape.

Josep Munuera

Director of Diagnostic Imaging Department
Josep Munuera, serving as Director of Radiodiagnosis at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau since March 2023, brings over 5 years of expertise to medical imaging. With extensive roles at leading healthcare institutions like Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona, his contributions extend to quality improvement, innovation, and research in diagnostic imaging.

Óscar Paz

General Director
Oscar Paz, General Director at Insurtech Community Hub, shapes innovation in insurance. Co-founder of Libro Innovación, he fosters collaboration among 33 authors. With 14 years at Community of Insurance, his expertise spans technology, mentoring, and teaching.

Anna Nicolau

Chief Product Officer
Anna Nicolau has a rich background in product management and technology transfer. As Chief Product Officer at Neuroelectrics and previously at IOMED, she spearheaded product development and cross-functional team leadership. With expertise in market research and project management, Anna has also excelled in entrepreneurship, notably as CEO & Co-Founder at Icaria Medical.

Omar Najid

CEO & Co-founder
Omar Najid, the CEO and Co-founder of Docline since April 2015, leads a dynamic team revolutionizing healthcare with their comprehensive telemedicine platform. As a Member of the Advisory Board at Barcelona Health Hub, he contributes to shaping the digital health landscape. With a background in marketing consultancy and software development, Omar brings expertise to the intersection of technology and healthcare.

Ruth Gumbau

Journalist
Ruth Gumbau, journalist and full-time at Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals since 2019. As an associated journalism professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya since 2016, she brings over a decade of experience in editing, presenting, directing programs, and executive producing for various media outlets.

Pablo Prieto

Managing Director
Pablo is a former pharma executive and entrepreneur turned investor with CG Health Ventures, investing in early stage medtech and healthtech globally. Its portfolio spans from diagnostics to medical devices and software, and includes over 17 active investments with a strong focus in the USA.

Enrique Llaudet

CEO
Enrique Llaudet serves as CEO and Co-founder of Ephion Health, developing AI-driven platforms to monitor mobility-affecting diseases. He is also Director of Innovation and Co-founder at Linda Drinks, creating natural beverages. Previously, he led Leukos Biotech in developing cures for leukemia and held roles at NLAB Bioscience, ASCAMM Foundation, and Sarissa Biomedical Limited.

Jesús Prada Alonso

CEO
Jesús has a PhD in Computer Science with a specialization in Machine Learning. He studied a double master's degree in Computational Intelligence and Applied Mathematics. He also has a master's degree in Biostatistics and Biocomputing from the Obertá University of Catalonia. He has collaborated for more than 10 years in different companies and projects related to aI. Since 2018, he has focused on the healthcare sector. In 2022 he decided to found Horus ML, seeking to carry out innovative machine learning projects, focused on asisting the physician on clinical care, that would have a real impact on clinical practice.

Taig Mac Carthy

COO
Taig Mac Carthy, COO at Legit.Health, is an experienced in academic research and entrepreneurial ventures individual, focused on product management, quality management and value-based healthcare. Currently, he is the co-founder and COO of Legit.Health: the company that is leading Next-Generation Dermatology by transforming the medical practice through computer vision algorithms.

Eva Rosell

CEO
Eva Rosell is CEO at Barcelona Health Hub. She connects the members of the digital health ecosystem while promoting the BHH brand in Barcelona and beyond. Before her journey at BHH started, she worked in different sectors, such as Atrapalo.com, LetsBonus, Tech Barcelona and Shiseido

Pavlo Yablonskiy

CTO & Co-Founder at SDH IT GmbH
Pavlo Yablonskiy, CTO & Co-Founder at SDH IT GmbH. More than 15 years of professional software development and digital transformation. Strong technical skills and diverse expertise in software structure design, development, team management, and cybersecurity. Experienced software engineer, Django-geek, and IT team lead. Staying up-to-date with tech trends.

Pedro Díaz Yuste

CEO
Pedro Diaz , As CEO at Savia, MAPFRE subsidiary for digital health, Pedro is leading Savia, the leading digital platform for health in Spain (the ‘Spotify of health’), based in integrations of different start-ups in the health-tech arena, with a strong test&learn philosophy, really customer centric, and using Data as the blood of the business. Pedro is also in charge of all the digital health initiatives in MAPFRE

Pep Ferré

Board of Directors
Pep Ferre, Board of Directors at Fundacion salud y Persona, has excelled in executive roles within the insurance sector, notably as CEO of Allianz for 7 years. He focuses on digitalization, customer-centricity, and global transformation. Currently, he serves as a Senior Advisor for consultancy firms, a board member at RACC, and a Director at the Health and Person Foundation.

Vasyl Kuchma

Chief Executive Officer
Vasyl Kuchma, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at SDH IT GmbH. A business practitioner with experience in creating and launching startups, an innovator and progressive-minded player of our team, who helps turn raw ideas into profitable results. Expert in building, optimizing and automating business processes for SMEs.

Sílvia Raga

CEO
Silvia Raga brings over 8 years of leadership as CEO at DyCare, driving innovation in healthcare technology. Previously, she excelled as a Senior Quality Engineer at INDIBA and CID S.p.A., ensuring high standards in medical device manufacturing. With a background in research and product engineering, Silvia has contributed significantly to fields like cardiology and vascular diseases.

Jorge Pou

Director
Jorge Pou, currently serving as Innovation & Commercial Operations Director at GSK, drives transformative initiatives focusing on healthcare innovation, data analytics, and digital transformation. Previously, at AstraZeneca and Telefónica, he led healthcare innovation hubs and spearheaded digital transformation projects, showcasing his expertise in strategy, innovation, and partnership development.

Oscar Garcia-Esquirol

Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Oscar, Vice President & Chief Medical Officer at Barcelona Health Hub, Co-Founder & CMO at Mediktor. Specializes in Intensive Care Medicine, with 20+ years' experience. Contributed significantly to healthcare, scientific publications, and Mediktor's founding. Expertise includes medtech, medical big data management, and AI training.

Sergio Cortés

Digital Business, Data And AI. C-Level Executive

Francesc Xavier Cos

Innovation & Research Officer
Francesc Xavier Cos is primary care specialist, PhD and Msc. Associate professor at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Since March 2020 he is a member of the corporate office for research and innovation at Institut Català de la Salut (http://ics.gencat.cat/ca/inici). As a part of his tasks is working in the innovation plan and actions at the Institute, support to the 7 research institutes, coaching and building on the strategical plan development of different units of the institute, coordinating the Big data and Artificial inteligence commissions and being the central support office for EIT Health, Horizon Europe alliances and calls.

Cesar Quintana

Global Transformation & Technology Director
Cesar Quintana, an accomplished IT leader, currently serves as Global Transformation & Technology Director (CIO) at Insud Pharma. With expertise in digital transformation and strategic vision, he drives innovation and leads teams to success. Additionally, he shares his knowledge as an associate teacher at IE Business School.

Gabriel Maeztu

Co-Founder
Gabriel Maeztu is a multidisciplinary professional with expertise spanning mathematics, medicine, and data science. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia and a Doctor of Medicine from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, he pursued postgraduate studies in Data Processing and Computer Science at Universitat de Barcelona. With a solid foundation in quantitative clinic imaging from Universidad de Deusto, Gabriel is equipped to tackle complex challenges in healthcare and technology.

Davide Cirillo

Scientific Responsible
Davide Cirillo is the head of the Machine Learning for Biomedical Research Unit at the Life Sciences Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and co-founder of OneCareAI.

Arancha Rodríguez

Innovation Specialist
Arancha is part of the Innovation MAPFRE department where she is charge of the ehealth vertical. She has an extensive experience in the large companies innovation area. With more than 10 years of experience, she has created new business models and promoted new methodologies in order to contribute to the companies’ innovation path.

Daniel Hugo Heinisch Rodicio

Founder & CEO
Daniel is a telecommunications engineer with Master´s of AI research with background in consulting, business development and product management. Since 2020 Daniel has been leading Recog Analytics on their mission to create technology for human-centric medicine. Daniel also advises a seed stage investment vehicle with technology focus.

Rafael Jiménez

Healthcare Innovation Manager
Rafael Jiménez, a Healthcare Innovation Manager at AstraZeneca, specializes in patient pathways and healthcare innovation. With experience in healthcare consulting at EY, he led digital transformation projects. Previously, at Pfizer, he managed vaccine sales and marketing strategies. Jiménez also interned at the National Center for Biotechnology, honing his research skills.

Guim Gorgues

Data Manager
Guim Gorgues Poblet, Data Manager in Ferrer, is excited about facing new challenges of any kind. I bring a particular combination of deep technical expertise and ability to bridge between business and tech teams. I am experienced in leading end-to-end Data Science solutions oriented towards bringing actionable insights and real value to business.

Sofía Ferreira

Innovation Project Manager
Sofia is a senior industrial engineer with over 17 years of experience in healthcare innovation. She currently works as project manager in the Innovation Unit of the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital and is part of the i4KIDS team. Sofia is also the co-founder of the startup heecap, a MedTech company developing an innovative solution to improve the extubation process of mechanically ventilated patients.

Miquel Rodríguez Planas

Manager Promoció Econòmica
Miquel Rodríguez Planas is the Economic Promotion Director of Barcelona City Council, and is responsible for the executive management is the executive management of economic promotion services, trade, markets, consumption, tourism, international economic promotion, science and universities. He is a graduate of Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, a PDD from IESE, a Master in Management of the Information and Knowledge in Organizations from the UOC and has completed the Master in Public Management from ESADE-UAB-UPF. From 2019 to 2022 he has been Commissioner for 2030 Agenda of Barcelona City Council, last year being Chief of Staff of the First Mayoral Office.

Mercè Conesa

CEO
Mercè Conesa, CEO of Barcelona Global, has extensive experience in leadership roles across various sectors. She currently spearheads initiatives to enhance Barcelona's global competitiveness. With a background in law and urban planning, she brings valuable expertise to her roles as board member and counselor in organizations focused on economic development and urban management.

Renato Romani

Founder & CTO

Martina Paladini

Pharmacist
Martina Paladini is a pharmacist born in Argentina, and a few years ago I completed a Master's degree in Digital Transformation of the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Sector here in Spain. I have always been passionate about technology and how it can revolutionize all aspects of our lives, especially the way we manage health. In Praxys, I found the opportunity to contribute my expertise and drive various stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector to embrace digital transformation.

Antonella de Ceano

Digital Transformation Officer
Antonella is the Digital Transformation Officer of Barcelona Health Hub. She brings a unique combination of engineering, clinical research, and entrepreneurship to her role. She has been a research scholar at a prestigious hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School and a clinical researcher at MIT, where she completed her Master's Thesis in Biomedical Engineering. She has founded two companies, one of them in the digital health space forging partnerships with renowned US hospitals. Antonella has also been selected for top tier accelerators such as Alchemist, MassChallenge, and RockHealth.

Carlos Rodriguez-Sierra

COO
Carlos Rodriguez-Sierra, founder and COO of TRAK, he has studied Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Business School of the University of Mondragón. TRAK is the second company he has founded and he previously created an innovation and digitalisation firm for the retail sector that carried out international work in San Francisco and Paris, among others.

David Marí Martínez

Digital Health Unit Director
David Marí, currently Digital Health Unit Director at Eurecat, brings extensive experience in healthcare innovation and IT consultancy. His background includes roles as a co-founder of eenquire.com and IT Manager at Consell de Mallorca. With a focus on project management, he drives technological advancements across diverse sectors.

Claudia Gómez

CEO & Co-founder
Claudia is the co-founder and CEO of Senniors, a health-tech start-up which is currently revolutionizing elder home care in Spain. Senniors is re-designing how health care is planned, delivered, and received at home, by empowering elder people to live longer, with a better quality of life and health in their own home. Through a combination of heart and technology Senniors' delivers professional care at home (through professional caregivers, neuropsychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, etc.) and also, tracks and monitors the health of the users, enabling medical professionals, caregivers and family members to have visibility of changes in health and well-being status of the patient. Senniors aim is to shift the way that home care is delivered from a reactive to a preventive, personalized and predictive way.

Sergio González

Innovation Lead
Sergio Gonzalez, MSc in Biomedical Enginnering, is Innovation Lead at EIT Health Spain. With over 10 years of experience in the field of biomedical engineering, his passion is to develop innovative solutions that enhance the quality of life for individuals and the sustainability of the healthcare system. With a deep knowlegde in project management of research and innovation at research institutes, academia and consultancy, Sergio’s mission is to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and technology between the academic, clinical, business, and social domains, while fostering collaboration among different stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem. At EIT Health, Sergio leads the DiGinnovation program, which aims to streamline the reimbursement pathway and accelerate the adoption of digital health applications by professionals and patients around Europe.

Rubén González

Digital Health Services Head
Ruben leads the digital health team in SegurCaixa Adeslas, identifying opportunities, designing solutions and delivering services that support Adeslas clients in the management of their health. He also have extensive experience in the digital transformation of the pharma sector.

Alexandra Roldán

Psychiatrist
Alexandra Roldan, MD, PhD, works as a senior psychiatrist at Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau combining the healthcare activity with the leadership of the Schizophrenia Research Team. Currently she is developing her research career focusing in new therapeutic strategies in treatment-resistant schizophrenia and she has participated in two European Commission funded projects of digital health based on the development of a mobile platform for treatment-resistant schizophrenia (m-RESIST: Horizon 2020 grant; eMOTIPH project: CDTI-Eureka grant).

Rohit Mistry

CEO
Rohit Mistry is an experienced executive with a fervent dedication to enhancing organizational excellence and cultivating growth within the Life Scences industry. With over 15 years of experience, he has refined his leadership acumen and strategic foresight to yield significant outcomes and motivate teams toward success. Throughout his career, he has spearheaded numerous initiatives that have propelled technology organizations to unprecedented levels of success, notably across EMEA and APAC. From streamlining operational efficiency to instituting quantifiable commercial strategies, he excels in fostering sustainable growth and addressing intricate challenges.

Josep Estadella

Medical Doctor
Josep Estadella experienced Physician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Clinical Research, Medical Education, and Clinical Trials. My main area of interest is the benign gynecological pathology, focusing on uterine fibroids. Involved in several technological innovation projects focused on the incorporation of digital tools to improve women's health.

Elisenda de la Torre

Patient Advocate
Elisenda de la Torre Hervera is a technical engineer in management computing and a Patient Advocate. She has been an active member of various health NGOs since 1998. Her engagement with the associative world and her personal values have deeply involved her in Patient Experience and Patient Rights Advocacy areas, both in medication and in digital health technology, always contributing from a patient's perspective, as in the CVCSD at Sant Pau Hospital. She also serves as the Training Manager and lecturer at EUPATI-Spain and various universities, conducting courses for patient associations and health professionals.

Pekka Kahri

Development Manager
Pekka Kahri, Development manager at HUS, work at the strategy and development unit of Helsinki University Hospital, which is the biggest public healthcare provider in Finland. My role is to support our clinical and research teams to engage with external stakeholders and to build and manage large collaborative projects on health data, digital services and healthcare innovation. I am leading several large EU projects (AICCELERATE, ONCOVALUE, PHEMS) and am involved with i4KIDS-Europe network and ECHO - European Children's Hospitals Organization.

Sonia Gracia

Senior Associate
Sonia Garcia joined Fieldfisher in 2021 as a Senior Associate, bringing 10 years of legal experience from various firms. My expertise lies in strategic data and digital advice, IT contracting, and digital health.I offer actionable guidance on data protection, cybersecurity, and digital compliance, specializing in AI, data re-use, and online platforms. Additionally, I assist clients during data breaches.I advise clients from SaaS medical service providers (medtechs), medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers to clinics, insurance companies and start-ups. I hold a Law degree from Pompeu Fabra University and a Master's in Intellectual Property and Information Society from ESADE.

Joana Daguro

Product Manager
Joana Daguro is a law graduate, with more than 10 years of experience in the insurance sector. Currently, she is Head of the Product Area at Iris Global, a leading assistance brand.

Andreu Casadellà

CEO
Andreu Casadellà is an industrial Engineer for UPC in Barcelona, MBA for ESADE is the CEO and founder of Improfit (it was created from zero just after covid pandemia). He was in management positions of the french multinational Valeo for 10 years in different countries and finally in Mexico as Purchasing Director of the mexican division. He created his first startup (after leaving Valeo) which was a telematics company which after 5 years was acquierd by the dutch multinational TomTom Telematics, the company is very profitable today and hires 25 people in Mexico. He is an active business angel with more than 30 investments.

Lluís Guirao

Head of Rehabilitation services
Lluís Guira is a medical Doctor and PhD in rehabilitation. Head of the Rehabilitation Services at Mutua Terrassa University Hospital. Professor and coordinator in Gimbernat University School (UAB) and in International University of Catalunya (UIC). Coordinator of the Balance and Gait Rehabilitation Course in the lower limb amputee patient from the Gimbernat University Schools (UAB). Medical Co-founder of PhysioEngineering LAB (UIC).

Eduardo Pena

Founder & CEO
Eduardo Pena is graduated in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid and Master in International Law, Foreign Trade and International Relations from ISDE, he was a lawyer at the American firm Squire Patton Boggs and later a consultant at EY. The man from Pontevedra founded the insurtech Swipet, dedicated to veterinary insurance for pets. He is currently in Valencia in the startup acceleration program funded by Juan Roig, Lanzadera.

Yolanda Portero

Relational Innovation Manager of the Citizenship, Innovation and User Area
Yolanda Portero is graduated from La Sorbonne (Paris), she has studied, among others, the Master in Digital Marketing at La Salle and the General Management Program at ESADE. She has experience in the field of marketing and health management as a consultant for digital projects and has held, among others, the positions of head of Marketing at Mutual Médica, director of Marketing at Alliance Healthcare or director of the laboratory of generic medicines Almus Farmacéutica.

Ana Martín-Blanco

Psychiatrist
Ana Martín-Blanco is a psychiatrist and researcher at Hospital de Sant Pau and IIB – Sant Pau, Barcelona. She has more than 15 years of clinical experience, mainly in the fields of depression, personality disorders, acute interventions, and crisis management. Her research has focused on these topics, with more than 35 scientific publications, a PhD degree, and frequent collaborations as a speaker in scientific conferences. She also works as a teacher at the Psychiatry Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, collaborates with scientific societies, and has organized several scientific conferences.

Elena Canetti

Managing Partner
Elena Canetti is a Managing Partner at Inveniam Group. Founded in 2013, Inveniam is a transaction and strategic advisory firm headquartered in Barcelona with proven experience in the areas of strategic consulting, financial advisory and public funding. Elena is an international expert in Technology Transfer, having completed hundreds of licensing and research deals in the pharmaceutical, high-tech and chemical industries, Elena brings years of experience with tech commercialization in international markets. Prior to co-founding Inveniam, Elena was VP of Research Collaborations at a renowned Israeli University, where she led the commercialization of promising technologies to corporations and venture capital firms.

Susana Boronat

Pediatrics Director
Dr Boronat is the Pediatrics director of Sant Pau Hospital. She is a pediatric neurologist trained at Vall d´Hebron Hospital in Barcelona and a clinical geneticist trained in Harvard (Massachusetts General Hospital). She is a specialist in neurological rare diseases, and works closely with parents of patients associations in order to achieve the goal "Leave no patients undiagnosed"

Anna de Dios López

Head of AI Platforms & Applications Services Lines
Anna de Dios López is a pharmacist specialised in cardiology and heart transplantation and mobile health project coordinator at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Pablo Perea

Head of Investments
Pablo is leading the investment team at GoHub Ventures where he focuses on investments in early stage B2B software startups all over Europe, Latam and North America. He has played a key role in transitioning from GoHub Ventures first CVC fund to this second independent fund, while keeping technological disruption as a key factor in the investment thesis. Through his knowledge on technology and the startup ecosystem, Pablo is committed to adding strategic value to the fund’s portfolio, as well as finding some of the most disruptive B2B software technologies that are enabling the digital transformation of sectors like health, fintech, telecomms, climate tech, among others. Previous to joining GoHub Ventures, Pablo gained experience at growth-stage London-based startup before jumping into a Big4.

Ana Juanes

Pharmaceutical Consultant
Ana Juanes is Pharmacist specialized in hospital pharmacy, serving as an adjunct in the pharmacy department of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona since July 2008. Associate professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, from 2015 until September 2023, and resident tutor since 2009. Signatory of five indexed publications in the past year. Has contributed as a collaborating researcher in three funded projects over the last five years. Principal investigator and leader of the transformative healthcare project "Medicine Code."

Felip Miralles

Executive director
Felip Miralles currently serve as the Executive Director of Health Technologies at Eurecat, where my responsibilities include leading strategy, managing portfolios, and promoting and overseeing singular accounts and projects, with long term alliances and collaborations with the industrial and research ecosystem. This role aims to drive transformation in the healthcare sector through the integration of various transversal technologies. This includes digital health, biotechnologies, functional printing, embedded systems, robotics, smart textiles, medical devices, and sustainable materials and advanced manufacturing processes. I am founder and president of the management board of Ephion Health, a digital health startup. I am professor at Rovira Virgili University, coorganizer of XPAtient Barcelona Congress, and speaker and contributor in relevant research and innovation networks, forums, congresses and publications.

Oscar Solans

Director of the Business Area of the Catsalut Information Systems Area
Oscar Solans is a family Doctor, currently works as a Functional Director of the Digital Health Office of the Ministry of Health of Catalonia, Spain. He is also Director of the Executive Master in Digital Health at Barcelona Technology School and Director of Master en innovación sanitaria basada en valor at UB. PGCert in Management of Health Organizations, PGCert in Quality and Health Management in Primary Care, and PGCert in e-health.

Miriam Hebrero

CoFounder & CEO
Miriam Hebrero is co-founder and CEO of Preventya Salud, an application to improve the health of metabolic patients as an addition to pharmacological treatment. Specialised in management and prescription of physical exercise in health, before founding Preventya Salud she had another startup and gained experience working in the exercise physiology laboratory of the National Institute of Physical Education in Madrid, and in the Spanish Olympic Committee.

Toni Masi

Corporate Director
Toni Masi, currently serving as Corporate Director at Banc de Sang i Teixits, has dedicated 7 years to advancing healthcare through technology and financial management. He holds roles as CIO, advising on healthcare technology strategy, and coordinates eHealth master programs at La Salle BCN. With extensive project management experience in healthcare and SAP consultancy, Masi drives innovation in healthcare administration.

Juan Carlos Onieva

Founder
Juan Carlos Onieva, founder of MetrikaMind in late 2019, specializes in Risk Management. He brings +25 years extensive executive experience in corporate banking, risk management, commercial team leadership (Regional Director of SMEs in Catalonia), and project management within the Corporate Banking Department.

Rosa Maria Vivanco

Head of Health Technology Assessment
Rosa Maria Vivanco Hidalgo is neurologist, doctor in medicine (UAB), Master in Public Health (UPF) and is currently director of health technology assessment at the Agency for health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia . He is a member of the Spanish Network of Health Technology Assessment Agencies of the Ministry of Health (RedETS), of the Board of Directors of the international network of assessment agencies (INAHTA) and she is teaching in masters and postgraduate courses in digital health and evaluation in Health.

Rita López

Business Consulting Manager
Rita Lopez is a business health consultant with solid scientific background and +10 years of experience in scientific project managing in the healthcare sector (public and pharma). Expert in stakeholder management to support the strategic development of innovative projects and solutions. Focus on the improvement of patients’ outcomes and experience, the excellence of clinical practice, quality research and future health action plans and strategies in health organisations at the local and EU level.

Ronen Zioni

Founder & CEO
Ronen Zioni is an experienced executive in B2B sales & marketing with 20 years in printing industry across Europe, specializing in international sales and remote team management. Passionate about transformative technologies, particularly sustainable 3D printing. Founded Excelencia-Tech to address Spanish and Portuguese markets.

Ainhoa Vilarrubias

Office of Strategy & User Experience
Ainhoa Vilarrubias is a project coordinator at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, leading initiatives in strategy and user experience. With expertise in healthcare transformation, she coordinates processes to enhance patient care and accessibility. Ainhoa's background includes coordinating marketing and development projects internationally, notably at CNM Online and Harvard Medical School. A graduate of Hult International Business School, she brings a global perspective to her work.

Javier Vinzia

Director
Javier Viniza serves as Director at Asociación Banco Farmacéutico, a non-profit in Spain aiming to enhance social inclusion through health improvement. His roles include overseeing initiatives targeting the underprivileged, researching pharmaceutical poverty, and managing a social medicine fund. Javier has extensive experience in business development and consultancy, previously holding positions at Negocius.com and Izquierdo Motter Consulting, among others. He also co-founded Ayce Capital, focusing on venture finance.

Alex Brenchat

President
Alex Brenchat is the Vice President and Practice Area Lead for Local Affiliate Pharmacovigilance Services at PharmaLex, Barcelona, Spain. With over a decade of experience, Alex specializes in strategic planning, service development, and international project coordination in the pharmaceutical industry. Additionally, Alex is the Founder President of Banco Farmacéutico, driving social impact initiatives and managing annual events to support vulnerable communities. With a background in R&D at Esteve, Alex has contributed to preclinical research and managed innovative projects, demonstrating expertise in scientific leadership and strategic development.

Sílvia Vinyes

Head of DKV Innolab of Digital Health
Sílvia Vinyes, with over 9 years of dedicated experience in digital health innovation, I have made significant contributions within public administration and pharma consulting before assuming the role of Head of DKV Innolab in Digital Health at DKV. In this capacity, I lead initiatives to integrate digital health solutions into our business operations while managing DKV Innolab's accelerator program. Some relevant contributions along the way include being involved in the initial digital health procurement projects from the European Commission, participating in shaping a regional telemedicine strategic plan, and serving as a mentor and trainer to various startups and entrepreneurs.

Francisco Rodríguez

Medical Device Manager & Lead Auditor
Francisco Rodríguez Gómez is an expert in the regulatory science of medical devices, I hold a Bachelor's in Biomedicine and a Master's in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry. My academic pursuit culminated in a PhD in Biomedicine, focusing on Regulatory Science, and a Postgraduate Degree in Medical Device Expertise. My area of expertise includes substance-based medical devices, health products in borderline regulatory categories and drug device combinations.

María Isabel Pividori

CTO
María Isabel is a chemistry Professor and group leader at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. Coordinates Master in Industrial Chemistry. Leads Biosensing and Bioanalysis research team focusing on electrochemical biosensing devices for clinical diagnosis and food safety in low-resource settings. Cofounder of BioEclosion SL, aiming to develop rapid diagnostic tests for global health challenges.

Albert Farre

Head of Business Excellence & Customer Engagement
Albert is Head of Customer Engagement & Business Excellence at Novartis Spain. He started his professional career in Arbora & Ausonia (Procter and Gamble JV), where he held roles in Marketing and Sales. He joined Novartis in 2015. Since then, he has worked in several roles at country and global level in marketing, sales, digital and strategy in Spain and Switzerland. Albert holds a bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering, an MS in Aerospace Engineering, and an MBA from Stanford University.

Luiner Avila

Digital Natives Iberia
Luiner (or Lui) is part of the Google Cloud Digital Natives team based in Barcelona. With a focus on Health, he drives the efforts to create a Google Cloud local community to support the industry, connecting industry leaders with the right Google teams to facilitate partnerships and innovation in the field.

Miguel Angel González

CEO
Miguel Angel has a large experience on audiology medical device companies holding different responsibilities in Commercial & Marketing. Now, Miguel Angel Drives Audicost as CEO with the aim of combining Team + Innovation as reference in the Industry

Paula Heller Campoamor

Head of Digital Assets
Paula Heller is currently serving as the Head of Digital Assets at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the Sistema de Salut de Catalunya. With over a decade of experience, she has led numerous digital projects focused on enhancing citizen accessibility to healthcare systems and empowering patients in self-management.

Albert Barbera

Director of External Strategy
Albert Barberà holds a degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences and a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Barcelona (UB). His professional career combines experience in research and in knowledge management and innovation in the area of biomedicine and health. Since 2008 he has had various positions related to the management; strategy design and implantation of science and innovation, he is currently the Director of of External Strategy at the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Research (VHIR).

Francesc Xavier Aguirre Gene

Pacient
Francesc Xavier Aguirre is a heart transplant patient from Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, now an mHeart app user since the transplant.

Mònica Font

Project Manager
Mònica Font is a graduated in Biomedical Engineering at UPF, where she developed experience in flow simulations and computational modeling. She later hired her as a Business Partner in the marketing department at Convatec, an international pharmaceutical company, where she developed different marketing tasks for 2 years. In September 2023 she joined UPF through the AGAUR Innovators scholarship as project manager of Virtest, a future UPF spin-off.

María Isabel Martínez Segura

Project Manager
María Isabel is a Biomedical Engineer, graduated from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Her passion for solving problems creatively prompted her to pursue a postgraduate degree in innovation and entrepreneurship in health, d • Health Barcelona. Currently, she has been working as a Project Manager in the Strategic Projects Unit of the Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital for 3 years. She also participates as a teacher at the Escola Universitària de la Salut i l'Esport and in innovation and Talent generation programs at the Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, teaching Design Thinking, Communication and Business Model classes in the health sector.

Nuria de la Fuente

Medical Device Consultant
Núria de la Fuente is a seasoned Medical Device Consultant and Area Director at Rephine Barcelona SLU, with expertise in quality management systems compliant with ISO 13485 and 21 CFR820. Since earning her degrees in Biotechnology and a postgraduate in Quality Systems, she has built a robust career, becoming a qualified Auditor in 2018. Her skills extend to regulatory assessment, technical documentation, and risk management in the medical device sector. Núria also contributes to the field as a lecturer on medical device regulations and cybersecurity.

Francesco Oggionni

Head of AI Platforms & Applications Services Lines
Francesco Oggionni, with over two decades in the Pharma Industry, Francesco has developed through different leadership roles in Healthcare and Biomedical sectors, ranging from national to global positions. His career encompasses founding and steering extensive global programs across Sales Force Effectiveness, CRM, Business Intelligence, e-Commerce, Multi-Channel and Digital Marketing, Digital Transformation, and more. His expertise also extends to Compliance, Big Data, RWE, R&D, and Supply Chain Management. Academically, he has been guest professor at prestigious institutions like University of Medicine San Raffaele Milano and ESADE Business School. A proponent of digital health innovation, he is a founding member of COMED Research and sits on the Advisory Board for CDAOS.cat, focusing on Telemedicine and Data & Digital Health Innovation.

Xavier Castells

CEO
Xavier Castells is a serial entrepreneur and Business Angel. He holds a degree in Business Administration and an MBA from ESADE, as well as a Master's in International Management from Thunderbird (Arizona State University). He is the founder, investor, and advisor of several startups in the technology and life sciences fields. With extensive experience in the financial sector, particularly in enterprise product management, he has served as Chief Financial Officer, overseeing investment strategy, M&A, and investor relations in a publicly traded company. Additionally, he has served as CEO of two life sciences startups and collaborated with two Health Venture Funds.

Frederic Llordachs

Co-Founder & CE
Frederic Llordachs is the Cofounder of the succesfull ehealth start-up Doctoralia , now part of the Docplanner Group, the largest global platform for healthcare search and accessibility, and European digital health unicorn. He has been starting and helping to grow other digital projects, but now is focused in Llamalitica, GenAI to make easier the conversation between doctors (HCP) and patients. https://www.llamalitica.com

María Najarro

Head of Research and Design Strategy
María Najarro, Head of UX Research, Design Strategist & Facilitator at Interactius. She is passionate about accompanying companies in their design and strategy processes, incorporating the voice of the user and promoting their design culture. She has been a professor of UX Design and Design Thinking and also lead her own agency. Currently drives the Design Research team in its development and growth as head of the area at Interactius.

Maxime Boniface

CTO
Maxime Boniface earned a Master's degree in Plant-Based Nutrition from Crudo Estudio, Buenos Aires (2012 - 2015) and currently spearheads the Väcka project alongside Ana Luz Sanz, overseeing various teams within the company. Maxime specifically leads the Research & Development and production departments, boasting over 8 years of expertise in crafting plant-based cheese analogues. With 15 years of leadership experience under his belt, Maxime is the driving force behind strategy formulation, task delegation, and results tracking at Väcka. Additionally, he is the author of a book called "Vegan Cheeses" (Ed. Oberon, 2019).

Cristina Cazorla Rubio

Coordinating Physician
Cristina Cazorla began her career as an emergency physician at Virgen del Alcázar Hospital, later transitioning to Asepeyo where she managed temporary disabilities, workplace accidents, and conducted assessments. She currently works at Iris Global as a coordinating physician. Cristina recently completed the Management and Innovation Program in the Healthcare Sector at Instituto de Empresa.

Steve Seuntjens

Co-Founder & CTO
Stephen Seuntjens, is a co-founding partner at PHS Capital (Personal Health Solutions), a Amsterdam based venture firm investing in early & mid-stage businesses within individual centric digital health. PHS invests in and supports exceptional entrepreneurs with unique digital health propositions that are science based, fulfill individual needs, link surrounding eco-systems of stakeholders and develop into leading global companies. He has over 20 years of global experience in building and developing new businesses, both organically & M&A (buy & sell). He has worked and lived in Minneapolis, Tel Aviv, London and Amsterdam. Companies he has supported include Mind CTI, and Israeli-based, Nasdaq-listed software billing provider; Shapeways, a US based New Stock Exchange listed portal company allowing creatives to realize their objects through 3D printing. Current board member of SkinVision, Machtfit, & Your Coach. Prior to PHS, Stephen Seuntjens was CEO of Philips Lifestyle Corporate Venturing investing in service and product concepts within the wellbeing / consumer health domain.

Mireia Claramunt Molet

Director
Mireia Claramunt is the CTO & Co-Founder of Ephion Health, a company developing digital tools for monitoring diseases that impact mobility. Ephion Health's AI biomarker measures the functional capacity of patients. With a background as a researcher-turned-entrepreneur, Mireia brings her expertise in biomechanical research to lead innovative projects.

Gema Revuelta

Director
Gema Revuelta, MD, PhD, directs the Center for Studies in Science, Communication, and Society (UPF) and the Master's in Scientific, Medical, and Environmental Communication (UPF-BSM). She is Vice President of the Spanish Association for Scientific Communication and an Academic at the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia.

Eric Verdaguer

Co-Founder & CEO
Eric Verdaguer, is a commercially focused digital management, digital, e-commerce and marketing veteran with extensive experience in Pan-European Digital Strategy, Digital Product, Digital Production, Integrated Marketing Communications, Business Development, Digital Brand building and operational management experience working for entrepreneurial growth companies, production companies, and some of the greatest global brands.

Karla Islas Pieck

Press officer
Karla Islas has worked as a science journalist in both Spain and Mexico for over 25 years. She has collaborated with international experts in the field, worked for various media outlets, and participated in numerous conferences. Currently, she serves as the press officer at Institut de Recerca Sant Pau, editorial director at Vida y Salud on HITN New York TV channel, and teaches scientific journalism at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. In Mexico, she contributed to newspapers like Página 24, El Observador, and Tribuna Libre, and collaborated with radio stations and TV projects in both Mexico and Spain. Karla holds degrees in Communication, a Master's in Scientific and Medical Communication, and additional studies in Multilingual Communication and Discourse Analysis

Ana María Marín

Outpatient Nurse
Ana Maria is a nurse with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare sector. Experienced in research on bone metabolism. For the past 5 years, she has served as the manager of outpatient consultations.

Jana Iscla

Strategic Innovation Manager

Elisenda Reixach

Head of Training & Medical Image
Elisenda Reixach holds a PhD in Chemistry from Cardiff University. After six years as a researcher in the area of Chemistry, developing catalysts and studying new chemical processes, she joined the Eurecat technology center as a project manager, complementing her technical training with administrative and management skills. In 2017, he joined the TIC Salut Social Foundation as head of projects, focusing his interests on the implementation of ICT in the areas of Health and Social Sciences. Since 2020, she has coordinated the COMPDIG-Health project and, since 2022, she has been coordinator of Challenge 4 of the Professional Dialogue Forum. He has published 2 articles related to improving the digital skills of professionals.

Anna Forment

Director
Anna Forment is the Director Digital Health Strategy and Transformation - European countries and International Organisations - Head NTTDATA Digital Health Institute - NTTData Europe & LATAM

Rosa María López-Carneros

Director of Operations & Business Transformation Franchise
Rosa Maria López is an experienced professional with over 23 years in various business roles. She excels in leading challenging cross-functional projects for business transformation through digital and relational business models, with a focus on leveraging data for growth. With a strong track record in both B2C and B2B sectors across industries including industrial, consulting, banking, insurance, real estate, education, and biopharmaceuticals, she has held positions in sales, marketing, and innovation. For the past 10 years, she has been with Boehringer Ingelheim, significantly contributing to both local and corporate projects. Currently, she serves as the Director of Commercial Operations and Business Transformation Franchise.

Ismael Peña-López

Director
Isamel Peña-López is the Director at School of Public Administration of Catalonia. Has a PhD in the Information and Knowledge Society, BSc in Economics, MSc in Ecoaudit and Corporate Planning of the Environment and post-degree in Knowledge Management. He was former lecturer at the Open University of Catalonia, School of Law and Political Science, fellow director of open innovation at the Fundació Jaume Bofill. He was founding member and then director of the Development Cooperation Programme at UOC. His specialisation is the impact of Information and Communication Technologies in Development. Specifically, his interests focus on the measurement of the evolution of digital economies and personal digital uptake (e-readiness, the digital divide), and the impact of ICT on development and its main institutions, especially in the field of ICTs and education and ICTs and democracy.

Anna Rubio

Learning Campus Director
Anna Rubio is the Director of Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau Learning Campus

Hèctor Corominas

Teaching Director
Hèctor Corominas is the Director of the Rheumatology Service and Director of Teaching at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau.

Jordi-Adalbert Marques Salvador

CEO
Jordi-Adalbert is a mechanical engineer, CEO and co-founder of TAIMU, our engineering platform from which we offer a comprehensive solution that includes consulting, design, prototyping and production.

Núria Alberich Margalef

Data Protection Officer
Núria Alberich has a bachelor of Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Master's in Intellectual Property and Information Society (ESADE). Master's in Project Management (La Salle, Ramon Llull University). Skills and Management for Lawyers (ESADE). Currently serving as Data Protection Delegate at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau Management Foundation. Also a member of the Research Ethics Committee for Medicines. Previously held positions include Data Protection Area Manager at the Consorci de Salut i Social de Catalunya (2018-2019) and Auditor and Data Protection Consultant at Faura Casas Auditors i Consultors, SL (2016-2018), focusing on healthcare, social, and research sectors.

Marta Aymerich

Director of eHealth Center
Marta Aymerich is the Director of the eHealth Center, a research center focused on digital health at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). I hold a MD and a PhD from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and a Master in Public Health (MPH) from Harvard University. From 2013 to 2023, I held the position of Vice President for Strategic Planning and Research at the UOC. Earlier in my career, I was the Director of the Interdepartmental Council for Research and Technological Innovation (CIRIT) of the Government of Catalonia (2004-2006) and led the Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research (2006-2008), where I began as a researcher in 1995.

Ana Juanes

Lead of Medication Code Project
Ana Juanes is the Doctor of Pharmacy, specialist in hospital pharmacy. Leader of the transforming project PT-122023-CSC Codi Medicament (2023-2026) of CatSalut, a program of secondary prevention of health problems related to drugs that cause ED visits implemented at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona.

Jordi Mill

CEO
Dr. Jordi Mill holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from UPF (2017), a Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering and Tissue Engineering from UB (2018), and a Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering from UPF (2022). Between 2029 and 2022, he also served as an associate professor for the Biomedical Engineering degree at UPF. Since his doctoral thesis, he has been fully involved in the development project of a surgical planning platform and visualization of different configurations of the left atrial appendage area of the heart. Currently, he has 24 publications, 320 citations, and an H-index of 8. He has also been trained in various transfer areas, participating in the UPF Flama entrepreneurship program (2021) and the Ignite 2023 Program at the Cambridge Judge Business School.

Jesus Berdún

Head of Operations, Digital Health Validation Center
Jesús Berdún Peñato, MSc in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a MSc in Technologies for Human Development and Cooperation (UPC – BarcelonaTECH). With more than 14 years’ experience in consultation and management of digital transformation projects in health and social care, he currently w