Meet our Dream Team!
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Laura spent nearly nine years with Facebook in various roles supporting overall growth strategies. Laura led the Growth, Mobile & Partnerships team for Latin America, spearheading the Internet.org and connectivity initiatives from Silicon Valley and later Miami. Before Facebook, Laura held management roles at eBay, Siemens and Ogilvy Group.
Founder & CEO
Santiago has a broad experience leading international teams in different areas as strategic planning, marketing and sales, Production, HR, logistics, IT, R&D, Finance & administration. Before joining TheVentureCity, Santiago held top management and business development roles in leading companies in the food industry both in Europe and America.
Chief Operations Officer
Worked in tech & telco for the last 17 years, from software development to lead digital transformation. I always leverage a good mix of technical and business knowledge, finding the right balance between clean & cutting edge solutions, with business feasibility.
Víctor J Servin
Chief Technology Officer
After more than 15 years in journalism, she was the first Spanish speaking correspondent in Silicon Valley, for EL PAÍS. She has deep connections in the startup ecosystem in the USA, Europe and LATAM. In TheVentureCity, Rosa helps the founders shape their message, reach new spaces and sets key messages connecting with different ecosystem players.
Rosa Jiménez Cano
Chief Ecosystem Relations
Passionate about helping to build ambitious companies capable of changing industries. MBA holder from IE Business School. As a serial entrepreneur (iAhorro in 2008 and SofiaSquare 2016), Andrés is a real founder, over +10 years leading teams from 1 to more than 120 people.
VP, Growth Accelerator | EMEA
Serial Entrepreneur, 25 years in Strategy, Marketing, Business Development, Consulting at PayPal, Nike, McKinsey, Microsoft, BtoBfactory and 11 years as Partner of Designit & CEO Latam. ScubaDiver and Founder & Executive producer of the movement Protagonists of Progress.
VP, Business Mindset
Computer Science Engineer with 18+ years experience developing Internet and Mobile products in emerging markets across LATAM, including Mobile Apps currently in use by millions of monthly active users and also pioneered Mobile Operator partnership Initiatives with Facebook (internet.org), Google, Deezer, and many others.
Roberto Carlos Navas
VP, Engineering | Lab
Passionate about designing and growing innovative businesses through product development and strategy. Andrés combines his engineering and consulting background with 10+ years of startup experience. Andrés is an entrepreneur, an MBA holder from IE Business School and Madrid's ProductTank organizer.
Muz focuses on sourcing and due diligence of investment opportunities and portfolio management for EMEA as well as act as financial advisor to founders in the Growth Program. A techie and entrepreneur at heart, Muz co-founded IoT Analytics startup in SportsTech space before joining TheVentureCity.
Investment Manager, Bank
I have worked for more than 15 years in technological and industrial multinationals, specialized in Strategic and Operational Marketing, with a special interest in technology and focused on bringing closer the business to the market by understanding the customer needs.
VP, University | EMEA
An entrepreneur at heart with a solid financial background and a passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed. Graduated in Business Administration from ICADE and worked for +2 years as an investment banker in London and Madrid. Speaks Spanish, English, Italian and Portuguese.
Fernando Dal Re Olleros
Investments Director - Growth Program EMEA
Passionate about unlocking business growth by using data. 7 years of experience around marketing and growth working in different fields like user acquisition, product marketing, user re-engagement, mobile marketing, and organic growth. Strong background in marketplaces & mobile apps.
Growth Marketing Lead
Communicator, Advisor, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in Brazil startup ecosystem. Board member at IBS-Americas, contributor to several startup growth programs. Mack was CEO/Founder of Videolog.tv, the first global video sharing platform.
Investment Director - Growth Program Americas
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Eduardo also held several positions at Alcatel, GEC Alstom and Siemens where he was Chief Executive Officer for Spain and member of the Executive Board of Siemens AG.
President at Sgel and Wamos Group