letting down the guard
and being around someone
you really admire

Henry Vasquez

CEO at Tribe, MM startup

70

Experience
Makers

+500

1:1
Meetings

opportunities
to connect

Experience Makers
who Care

From all corners of the world, some of the best minds come to Menorca to connect and learn from each other. Maneuvering busy schedules and long flights, our Experience Makers come because they believe in Menorca Millennials and our startups, and it shows.

The right words,
at the right time

For information and advice to make a lasting impression, it doesn’t have to just be valuable – it needs to be the right place, the right person, and the right time. From the physical layout of the campus and spaces where the activities occur, to the inclusion of room for spontaneity in the schedule, everything is planned to encourage these moments.

Experience Maker

“Menorca Millennnials
it’s unique

Paul Ford

Vice Presidente at Sendgrid

Confirmed
Experience
Makers
2017

  • Martin Varsavsky

    Martin Varsavsky

    Martin Varsavsky
    CEO at Prelude Fertility
    Martin Varsavsky is an Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur, and has founded several extremely successful companies over the course of his career. Martin manages the Varsavsky Foundation and is a board member of Instituto de Empresa, Spain’s leading business school, where he taught entrepreneurship for eight years.

    Martin started his first business while still in college, Urban Capital Corporation, one of the early leaders of the loft movement in downtown Manhattan. His third business, Viatel Ltd., Varsavsky’s first venture into the world of telecom, is best known for inventing call back and building the first pan European fiber optic network ahead of liberalization. In 1998, he started Jazz Telecomunicaciones (Jazztel), Spain’s second largest publicly traded telecom operator, and founded Ya.com the following year (Spain’s third largest internet web site/DSL provider.) Martin is currently the larger shareholder and Chairman of Fon – the largest WiFi network in the world (headquartered in Madrid.)

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    CEO at Prelude Fertility

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  • Paul Ford

    Paul Ford

    Paul Ford
    VP, Product and marketing at Sendgrid
    Paul is currently the Vice President of Community Development at SendGrid, one of Techstars most successful companies. He is also a serial entrepreneur, technology evangelist, innovator, strategist, VC whisperer, accelerator/startup advisor and mentor with nearly two decades of experience in IaaS and SaaS organizations.Prior to SendGrid, Paul was at SoftLayer Technologies in Dallas TX in various roles including VP of Marketing and VP of Ecosystem Development & Startup/Developer Strategy. His time at SoftLayer was capped off with a $2.3 Billion USD acquisition by IBM, putting him squarely in the “Billion Dollar Club”. Paul continues to give back to the global startup community via long-standing mentorships at TechStars, 500 Startups, Menorca Millennials, Global Accelerator Network, SeedCamp, Wayra and many more.
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    VP, Product and marketing at Sendgrid

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  • Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish
    Founder Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)
    Verne Harnish is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and chaired for fifteen years EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” and WEO’s “Advanced Business” executive program both held at MIT. Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company with over 150 coaching partners on six continents, Verne has spent the past three decades helping companies scale-up. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he’s also the Venture columnist
    for FORTUNE magazine. He’s the author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) which won the prestigious 2015 International Book Award for Best General Business book; Mastering the Rockefeller Habits; and along with the editors of Fortune, authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times,”” for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword. Verne also chairs FORTUNE Magazine’s annual Leadership and Growth Summits and serves on several boards including chairman of The Riordan Clinic and the newly launched Geoversity. An investor in several scale-ups, Verne resides in Barcelona, Spain, with his wife and four children and enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
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    Founder Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)

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  • Manel Adell

    Manel Adell

    Manel Adell
    Board Member at Puig (Former CEO at Desigual)
    Having spent over a decade as the CEO of innovative Spanish clothing brand Desigual, much of what Manel has accomplished to date is a result of his unshakeable commitment to making a difference in the world. A strong believer in the powers of positivity, commitment and creativity, he feels that there is a powerful correlation between fun and profit. With a strong global vision, Manel’s innovative yet disciplined approach to international business expansion was seen as the driving force behind Desigual’s explosive 50x revenue growth during his tenure with over 500 million Euros in sales in 2011. Aside from being a really great guy, Manel is also one of Menorca Millennials Founding Partners!
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    Board Member at Puig (Former CEO at Desigual)

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  • Philippe Gelis

    Philippe Gelis

    Philippe Gelis
    Founder at kantox
    Philippe is considered a true pioneer in the world of Fintech. Co-founding Kantox in 2011, Philippe and his team transformed the foreign exchange industry by bringing light and fresh air to an obscure, static market. Kantox gives customers the ability to manage their currency exposure, build hedging strategies, automate foreign exchange transactions and process international payments easily and efficiently. In the past 5 years, Philippe has grown the company to support over 1500 corporate clients spanning 18 industries and grossing over 2 billion dollars in 20 countries. Before co-founding Kantox, he was a strategy and management consultant at Deloitte, specializing in corporate finance and business strategy. As a world traveler and wine connoisseur, we look forward to tapping in to Philippe’s vast knowledge of “the fruit of the vine” in addition to his expertise in Fintech.
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    Founder at kantox

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  • Tim Varner

    Tim Varner

    Tim Varner
    Co-Founder at Roost
    Moved to Spain with eDreams, and spent the last 15 years in Europe. Dabbling as an Angel Investor with 4/9 Investments in Spain, the most promising Beabloo and the most cultural “No Day But Today”.
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    Co-Founder at Roost

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  • John Keagy

    John Keagy

    John Keagy
    Entrepreneur&investor, On sabbatical
    John is an Internet infrastructure pioneer and tireless entrepreneur who loves to geek out with the best of us. With over 20 years of CEO experience, multiple exits and 13 revenue-generating companies under his belt, John has much to be proud of. From founding InReach Internet in 1995 to launching Cloud Infrastructure as as Service company GoGrid in 2008 (Before the word Cloud was even a “thing”), John’s Silicon Valley track record proves that he has the keen ability to create an atmosphere of success. Often described as bright, insightful and fun to work with, John is also an avid instrument-rated, multi-engine airplane pilot.
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    Entrepreneur&investor, On sabbatical

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  • Chris Lowe

    Chris Lowe

    Chris Lowe
    Global TMT Specialist at Bloomberg
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    GLobal TMT Specialist at Bloomberg

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  • Toni Rami

    Toni Rami

    Toni Rami
    Founder&COO at Kantox
    Antonio (Toni) Rami is a man who believes that expertise and passion drive successful business, and it shows in everything he does. Toni began his career working for Inveready Technology Group analyzing investment opportunities in the Biotech sector. He then transitioned to Strategy & Operations consulting at Deloitte, gaining experience in all sectors by working with companies of all structures and types. It was there that he met his friend and future Co-founder of Kantox, Phillipe Gelis. The two saw the flaws in the banking industry and through Kantox were able to provide a solution via their cutting edge foreign exchange for business platform. Toni and the Kantox team have been successful at taking a dark and deceptive industry into the light of day and pumping it with fresh air. Toni proves that you can go far in this world by actions based on truth and change.
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    Founder&COO at Kantox

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  • Vitaly Golomb

    Vitaly Golomb

    Vitaly Golomb
    Investor & Global Startup Evangelist
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    Investor & Global Startup Evangelist

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  • Stan P. van de Burgt

    Stan P. van de Burgt

    Stan P. van de Burgt
    Co-Founder at Authentiq

    Co-founder WatchMouse (site monitoring, bootstrapped, acquired by $CA), Q-go (natural language question answering, VC backed, acquired by $ORCL) and now Authentiq. Authentiq is building a distributed identity platform for strong authentication, without the passwords. Solid background in computer science.

    Moved to the Bay Area after the acquisition of WatchMouse in 2011 and recently returned to Europe. Love designing and creating B2B/B2D SaaS products, building passionate distributed teams and realize the vision. Did some small angel investments. Not your standard cookie cutter startup serial entrepreneur. Often too early. It’s all about creativity, great products, happy customers & team, and balance.

    AMA about creating a startup from scratch in Europe, Python, living in the Bay Area, visa, care and feeding of distributed teams, designing SaaS & microservice architectures, startup PR, blockchain, venture capital, encryption, getting acquired, Amsterdam/Utrecht/Netherlands, accelerators, and more.

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    Co-Founder at Authentiq

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  • David Goldberg

    David Goldberg

    David Goldberg
    Co-founder and CEO at Founder’s Pledge
    David is the Founder and CEO of Founders Pledge, a new charity through which tech entrepreneurs commit to donate a small percentage of their personal exit proceeds to high impact social causes. Having run the gauntlet of finance, start-up, and academia, David started Founders Pledge to make it absurdly easy for entrepreneurs to do good through their work and in lives. Since launching in June 2015, Founders Pledge has raised $200 million for charity from more than 775 pledges.

    David moved into the non-profit sector from an eclectic commercial background. Immediately following high school, David joined one of the largest privately held mortgage banks in the U.S., where he launched the secondary marketing department, after which he worked as a mortgage and investment banker at CS Financial in Beverly Hills. David also founded and ran a boutique real estate firm in Germany and was the general manager of Urban Motion Inc., the highest volume Segway dealer network in the world.

    David is a graduate of UCLA and the University of Cambridge.

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    Co-founder and CEO, Founder's Pledge

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  • Pepe Diaz Montañes

    Pepe Diaz Montañes

    Pepe Diaz Montañes
    Founder & Honour President ITH Technological Institute Hotelier, Owner of Artiem Fresh People Hotels
    As CEO of Artiem Fresh People Hotels, Jose has shaped the company and its culture for over 20 years. Jose and the Artiem team are leaders in the hotel industry with their belief that a hotel is not only somewhere to sleep, but a holistically focused place to create experiences and great memories for their guests. Jose has been a well-known figure in the Spanish hotel industry for many years, serving as past President of the industry consolidating Spanish Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodations (CEHAT) as well as the innovative Hotel Technological Institute (ITH).
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    Founder & Honour President ITH Technological Institute Hotelier, Owner...

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  • Antonio García-Urgeles

    Antonio García-Urgeles

    Antonio García-Urgeles
    former Global Consumer Director at Vodafone Global
    Antonio has over 20 years of IT and Internet/Mobile experience in senior executive positions with leading companies (Vodafone, Terra Lycos, Microsoft). He’s a Founding Partner of Menorca Millennials, and Advisor at Genasys, Advisor at Sherpa Next, and Board Advisor at MobileAware to name a few. He attended the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
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    former Global Consumer Director at Vodafone Global

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  • Antonio Alonso Salterain

    Antonio Alonso Salterain

    Antonio Alonso Salterain
    Chief Revenue Officer at PRISA
    Antonio Alonso Salterain – Founding Partner of MM – is the current Group Chief Revenue Officer at PRISA, the leading media and education group in Spanish and Portuguese language, and he is based in Madrid. Previously, he worked for twelve years at CBS Corporation, the global media leader with iconic brands in TV, Radio, Publishing, Online and Out Of Home advertising. Antonio was President & CEO of CBS Outdoor International, based in London, and had developed his career at CBS as International Chief Development Officer, CEO SouthAmerica and Managing Director for Spain. He started his career at Carrefour and continued working for brands like Motorola, Nefitel-Telefonica, or IRi , always holding general, sales and marketing management positions, before joining CBS in 2001. He also participated in the early stages of the online world in Spain back in 2000, as manager of an online community – Unicity.
    Antonio holds a Law Degree from the University of Deusto (Bilbao) and a MBA from IE Business School. He has served as President, VP or Board member of multiple international, UK or Spanish associations, as FEPE International, OMC, AMPE, AGEP, AEPE, and in 2003, he was one of the founders of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) Madrid Chapter.
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    Chief Revenue Officer at PRISA

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  • Magnus Gaarder

    Magnus Gaarder

    Magnus Gaarder
    VC Investment Manager at Nauta Capital
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    VC Investment Manager at Nauta Capital

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  • Ben Clifford

    Ben Clifford

    Ben Clifford
    Program Director at Founder’s Pledge
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    Program Director at Founder's Pledge

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Past
Experience
Makers

  • Di-Ann Eisnor

    Di-Ann Eisnor

    Di-Ann Eisnor
    VP at Waze (Google)
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    VP at Waze (Google)

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  • Cristina Ventura

    Cristina Ventura

    Cristina Ventura
    VP The Lane Crawford Joyce Group
    Cristina Ventura has been working in Retail for the past 20 years and is currently leading the international business of Joyce based in Hong Kong as Senior Vice President for the Group, managing a portfolio of over 200 luxury brands. Joyce is a famous Luxury Retailer in Greater China, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and part of The Lane Crawford Joyce Group. Cristina has been working in Luxury and Retail for some of the world’s most prestigious brands and brings an international understanding of luxury, strategic planning, creativity and innovation.

    Before joining Joyce, Cristina has been leading Apple’s team and high growth expansion in Hong Kong and China, one of the largest growth markets for Apple globally. She grew her team to over 1,500 members covering four large retail stores in Hong Kong and South China, which made an important contribution to Apple’s $8.8 billion revenues in China.Previously, Cristina was Regional Retail Director at Prada Group, where she was responsible for the regional retail network of the Prada, Miu Miu and Car Shoe brands, covering 12 countries and over 100 stores with 1,500 employees throughout the Asia Pacific Region and was involved in the preparation of Prada’s IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

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    VP The Lane Crawford Joyce Group

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  • Stan P. van de Burgt

    Stan P. van de Burgt

    Stan P. van de Burgt
    Co-Founder at Authentiq

    Co-founder WatchMouse (site monitoring, bootstrapped, acquired by $CA), Q-go (natural language question answering, VC backed, acquired by $ORCL) and now Authentiq. Authentiq is building a distributed identity platform for strong authentication, without the passwords. Solid background in computer science.

    Moved to the Bay Area after the acquisition of WatchMouse in 2011 and recently returned to Europe. Love designing and creating B2B/B2D SaaS products, building passionate distributed teams and realize the vision. Did some small angel investments. Not your standard cookie cutter startup serial entrepreneur. Often too early. It’s all about creativity, great products, happy customers & team, and balance.

    AMA about creating a startup from scratch in Europe, Python, living in the Bay Area, visa, care and feeding of distributed teams, designing SaaS & microservice architectures, startup PR, blockchain, venture capital, encryption, getting acquired, Amsterdam/Utrecht/Netherlands, accelerators, and more.

    null

    Co-Founder at Authentiq

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  • David Goldberg

    David Goldberg

    David Goldberg
    Co-founder and CEO at Founder’s Pledge
    David is the Founder and CEO of Founders Pledge, a new charity through which tech entrepreneurs commit to donate a small percentage of their personal exit proceeds to high impact social causes. Having run the gauntlet of finance, start-up, and academia, David started Founders Pledge to make it absurdly easy for entrepreneurs to do good through their work and in lives. Since launching in June 2015, Founders Pledge has raised $200 million for charity from more than 775 pledges.

    David moved into the non-profit sector from an eclectic commercial background. Immediately following high school, David joined one of the largest privately held mortgage banks in the U.S., where he launched the secondary marketing department, after which he worked as a mortgage and investment banker at CS Financial in Beverly Hills. David also founded and ran a boutique real estate firm in Germany and was the general manager of Urban Motion Inc., the highest volume Segway dealer network in the world.

    David is a graduate of UCLA and the University of Cambridge.

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    Co-founder and CEO, Founder's Pledge

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  • Ben Clifford

    Ben Clifford

    Ben Clifford
    Program Director at Founder’s Pledge
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    Program Director at Founder's Pledge

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  • Patrick Morselli

    Patrick Morselli

    Patrick Morselli
    Co-Founder at The Expansion Team
    Patrick Morselli designs strategies for exponential, fast and sustainable expansion. Then, organizes top-tier talent teams to create scalable organizational systems. He has launched Uber and WeWork into 15+ countries across the globe (among others.) Patrick is Italian, fluent in 5 languages, and educated at two top business schools in Europe (Bocconi & ESCP.) PhyNexus, a Silicon Valley biotech company, is where he first discovered his passion for tech.

    Joining WeWork in 2014, Patrick led global expansion strategy and execution, resulting in large and effective sales, marketing, and operations organization. The company went from a $500M to $10B+ est. valuation, from 12 to 70 buildings, from 4 to 25 markets worldwide (and growing…) in less than 2 years.

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    Co-Founder at The Expansion Team

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  • Martin Varsavsky

    Martin Varsavsky

    Martin Varsavsky
    CEO at Prelude Fertility
    Martin Varsavsky is an Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur, and has founded several extremely successful companies over the course of his career. Martin manages the Varsavsky Foundation and is a board member of Instituto de Empresa, Spain’s leading business school, where he taught entrepreneurship for eight years.

    Martin started his first business while still in college, Urban Capital Corporation, one of the early leaders of the loft movement in downtown Manhattan. His third business, Viatel Ltd., Varsavsky’s first venture into the world of telecom, is best known for inventing call back and building the first pan European fiber optic network ahead of liberalization. In 1998, he started Jazz Telecomunicaciones (Jazztel), Spain’s second largest publicly traded telecom operator, and founded Ya.com the following year (Spain’s third largest internet web site/DSL provider.) Martin is currently the larger shareholder and Chairman of Fon – the largest WiFi network in the world (headquartered in Madrid.)

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    CEO at Prelude Fertility

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  • Elies Campo

    Elies Campo

    Elies Campo
    Ex-Whatsapp, Angel investor
    Elies is an obsessively driven entrepreneur who thrives on technology and business challenges. He is able to envision products and business strategies based on his knowledge and creative understanding of markets and technology. Elies is a cross-functional collaborator, at ease with engineering, product and business strategies. He has founded several companies including fastDove, a mobile messaging platform for Spanish mobile companies, AlertaPhone, the largest Spanish crowdsourced network of smartphone repairs, an eBay store for enterprise daily deals before Groupon and at age 14 founded Sants 3 Ràdio, a Barcelona local radio station. His primary interests and areas of focus are: Mobile, Mobile Apps, Mobile Messaging, e-Commerce, Analytics, SaaS, Crowdsourced Services. Elies moved to Silicon Valley and nos is part of the business development team at WhatsApp, recently acquired by Facebook for $17b.
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    Ex-Whatsapp, Angel investor

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  • Bruno Giussani

    Bruno Giussani

    Bruno Giussani
    European Director at TED Global
    Bruno Giussani is the European director of TED and the curator of the TEDGlobal, TEDSummit and TED University events. A writer, entrepreneur and idea generator, he lives in Switzerland. He is a member of the Board of software firm Tinext (www.tinext.com), which he co-founded. He advises private and public organizations. His writings have appeared in many publications in Europe and the U.S. Bruno is a recognized specialist of global affairs and of the social and economic impacts of technological innovation. In the past he was an executive at the World Economic Forum, an Internet columnist for the New York Times, a Fellow at Stanford University, an advisor at the Atlantic Council. He co-founded two other tech companies and authored several books. “
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    European Director at TED Global

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  • Manel Adell

    Manel Adell

    Manel Adell
    Board Member at Puig (Former CEO at Desigual)
    Having spent over a decade as the CEO of innovative Spanish clothing brand Desigual, much of what Manel has accomplished to date is a result of his unshakeable commitment to making a difference in the world. A strong believer in the powers of positivity, commitment and creativity, he feels that there is a powerful correlation between fun and profit. With a strong global vision, Manel’s innovative yet disciplined approach to international business expansion was seen as the driving force behind Desigual’s explosive 50x revenue growth during his tenure with over 500 million Euros in sales in 2011. Aside from being a really great guy, Manel is also one of Menorca Millennials Founding Partners!
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    Board Member at Puig (Former CEO at Desigual)

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  • Lucas Carne

    Lucas Carne

    Lucas Carne
    Co-founder at Privalia
    Lucas Carné is Cofounder & Executive Chairman of Privalia.

    Of his professional career stands out his tenure between 1999 and 2005 at Bain & Co as a strategy business consultant developing projects in Spain, United States, Brazil and Mexico. Carné is Bachelor in Mechanical engineering graduated by the Escola Tècnica Superior & Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona (UPC) and completed his education with an MBA at IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra.

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    Co-founder at Privalia

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  • Tim Varner

    Tim Varner

    Tim Varner
    Co-Founder at Roost
    Moved to Spain with eDreams, and spent the last 15 years in Europe. Dabbling as an Angel Investor with 4/9 Investments in Spain, the most promising Beabloo and the most cultural “No Day But Today”.
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    Co-Founder at Roost

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  • Brett Bruen

    Brett Bruen

    Brett Bruen
    President at Global Situation Room (Washington DC)
    Brett is President of the Virginia consulting firm Global Situation Room, specializing in strategic communications, international public policy and crisis management. Prior to GSR, Brett served as Director of Global Engagement at the White House where he created some of the government’s most innovative programs for reaching new audiences around the world. During his tenure at the White House, Brett was responsible for unifying public and private entrepreneurship programs under one banner as part of the President’s Spark Global Entrepreneurship initiative. In addition, Brett spent twelve years as a U.S. diplomat with a focus on using strategic communications to influence the course of crisis and conflict. Brett enjoys traveling the world to spread his wisdom of varying entrepreneurial strategies at renowned college campuses and other business entities. His other passions include being an awesome dad to his three year old son, and keeping up with his wife and zany dog Zeldy.
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    President at Global Situation Room (Washington DC)

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  • Paul Ford

    Paul Ford

    Paul Ford
    VP, Product and marketing at Sendgrid
    Paul is currently the Vice President of Community Development at SendGrid, one of Techstars most successful companies. He is also a serial entrepreneur, technology evangelist, innovator, strategist, VC whisperer, accelerator/startup advisor and mentor with nearly two decades of experience in IaaS and SaaS organizations.Prior to SendGrid, Paul was at SoftLayer Technologies in Dallas TX in various roles including VP of Marketing and VP of Ecosystem Development & Startup/Developer Strategy. His time at SoftLayer was capped off with a $2.3 Billion USD acquisition by IBM, putting him squarely in the “Billion Dollar Club”. Paul continues to give back to the global startup community via long-standing mentorships at TechStars, 500 Startups, Menorca Millennials, Global Accelerator Network, SeedCamp, Wayra and many more.
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    VP, Product and marketing at Sendgrid

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  • John Keagy

    John Keagy

    John Keagy
    Entrepreneur&investor, On sabbatical
    John is an Internet infrastructure pioneer and tireless entrepreneur who loves to geek out with the best of us. With over 20 years of CEO experience, multiple exits and 13 revenue-generating companies under his belt, John has much to be proud of. From founding InReach Internet in 1995 to launching Cloud Infrastructure as as Service company GoGrid in 2008 (Before the word Cloud was even a “thing”), John’s Silicon Valley track record proves that he has the keen ability to create an atmosphere of success. Often described as bright, insightful and fun to work with, John is also an avid instrument-rated, multi-engine airplane pilot.
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    Entrepreneur&investor, On sabbatical

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  • Mario Alonso Puig

    Mario Alonso Puig

    Mario Alonso Puig
    Physician, Surgen and Lecturer
    Mario Alonso Puig is a physician, surgeon, and lecturer. One of the most globally in-demand in all three areas of expertise. He has practiced surgery for 26 years, is a fellow of surgery at the faculty of medicine at Harvard University in Boston and member of the Academy of Sciences of New York among others.

    Mario has dedicated a large part of his life to exploring the impact that mental processes have on making the most of our talent and state of health, energy and well-being. He’s a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership, and was awarded “Best Communicator in Health” by Spain’s ASEDEF. He has published several books and spoken at dozens of summits and forums globally on Leadership, Communication, Creativity and Stress Management.

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    Physician, Surgen and Lecturer

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  • Toni Rami

    Toni Rami

    Toni Rami
    Founder&COO at Kantox
    Antonio (Toni) Rami is a man who believes that expertise and passion drive successful business, and it shows in everything he does. Toni began his career working for Inveready Technology Group analyzing investment opportunities in the Biotech sector. He then transitioned to Strategy & Operations consulting at Deloitte, gaining experience in all sectors by working with companies of all structures and types. It was there that he met his friend and future Co-founder of Kantox, Phillipe Gelis. The two saw the flaws in the banking industry and through Kantox were able to provide a solution via their cutting edge foreign exchange for business platform. Toni and the Kantox team have been successful at taking a dark and deceptive industry into the light of day and pumping it with fresh air. Toni proves that you can go far in this world by actions based on truth and change.
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    Founder&COO at Kantox

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  • Philippe Gelis

    Philippe Gelis

    Philippe Gelis
    Founder at kantox
    Philippe is considered a true pioneer in the world of Fintech. Co-founding Kantox in 2011, Philippe and his team transformed the foreign exchange industry by bringing light and fresh air to an obscure, static market. Kantox gives customers the ability to manage their currency exposure, build hedging strategies, automate foreign exchange transactions and process international payments easily and efficiently. In the past 5 years, Philippe has grown the company to support over 1500 corporate clients spanning 18 industries and grossing over 2 billion dollars in 20 countries. Before co-founding Kantox, he was a strategy and management consultant at Deloitte, specializing in corporate finance and business strategy. As a world traveler and wine connoisseur, we look forward to tapping in to Philippe’s vast knowledge of “the fruit of the vine” in addition to his expertise in Fintech.
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    Founder at kantox

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  • Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish
    Founder Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)
    Verne Harnish is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and chaired for fifteen years EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” and WEO’s “Advanced Business” executive program both held at MIT. Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company with over 150 coaching partners on six continents, Verne has spent the past three decades helping companies scale-up. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he’s also the Venture columnist
    for FORTUNE magazine. He’s the author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) which won the prestigious 2015 International Book Award for Best General Business book; Mastering the Rockefeller Habits; and along with the editors of Fortune, authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times,”” for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword. Verne also chairs FORTUNE Magazine’s annual Leadership and Growth Summits and serves on several boards including chairman of The Riordan Clinic and the newly launched Geoversity. An investor in several scale-ups, Verne resides in Barcelona, Spain, with his wife and four children and enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
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    Founder Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)

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  • Sam Friend

    Sam Friend

    Sam Friend
    Co-founder Wotif.com
    Sam is best known for his role in growing hotel website wotif from 3 staff and $10m cap to 500+ staff and a cap in excess of $1B. As founder, advisor, and investor in multiple successful companies, Sam is known as a triple threat in the start-up community. Sam has been described as a no nonsense business leader who has the unique ability to connect the dots between marketing, ops, finance and capital management. His ability to make immediate sense of complicated situations and offer constructive, strategic advice is invaluable to any team.
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    Co-founder Wotif.com

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  • Javier Agüera

    Javier Agüera

    Javier Agüera
    Aged 23, Javier is a young serial entrepreneur who has focused his work on mobile and cybersecurity. In 2009 he co-founded Geeksphone, the first European brand to launch an Android smartphone into the market. He was one of the inventors of the Blackphone, the pioneer smartphone designed to protect its users privacy and secure their data. He has worked as Chief Scientist for Silent Circle after its acquisition until he recently joined the French artificial intelligence company Snips as VP of Business Development. He has been distinguished twice as Forbes 30 under 30 and has been invited to contribute in events such as the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos or MIT’s EmTech Digital. He currently resides between San Francisco and Madrid.
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  • Chris Lowe

    Chris Lowe

    Chris Lowe
    Global TMT Specialist at Bloomberg
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    GLobal TMT Specialist at Bloomberg

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  • Kepa Acero

    Kepa Acero

    Kepa Acero
    Kepa was european surfing junior champion at the age of 18.

    After traveling the world on the surfing profesional competition for years , Kepa Acero was not finding what he needed. Rather than focusing on contests and being caught up in one thing in life, he decided he needed to explore his other interests in the world. With very little knowledge behind the lens, Kepa purchased a few cameras, got an around the world ticket, and set off to document the people, cultures and waves he was visiting.

    He explored the world from Antartica to Alaska, Africa, Asia and all over.

    Kepa now makes a living documenting his solo trips, documenting the other travelers, waves, and culture he comes across along his journey.

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  • Ignasi Puig

    Ignasi Puig

    Ignasi Puig
    Partner at SCPF
    SCPF is one of Spain’s leading creative advertising agencies.

    The agency has offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Miami. The agency has been ranked by Campaign magazine as one of the four leading independent agencies in Europe.

    SCPF, which employs 90 people, has billings of 15m euros in 2011.

    SCPF operates autonomously within the WPP Group acts as a partner to the J Walter Thompson Group joint business initiatives.

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  • Helena Torras

    Helena Torras

    Helena Torras
    Co-founder at Bwom
    Helena Torras is a Senior Executive, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor specialized in Global and Fast Growth Strategy. Together with the entrepreneurial team, she’s been leading Abiquo, which she joined in 2007 as shareholder. She has recently co-founded Bwom to change self-care for women. Used to being on both sides of the table, she has invested on more than 8 tech startups through PaoCapital and has been Board Director or member of the advisory Board in some promising startups such as Ducksboard (acquired by New Relic) or Marfeel, among others (raised alltogether more than $30M). She is mentor at several tech accelerators.
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  • Arantxa Beltran del Toro

    Arantxa Beltran del Toro

    Arantxa Beltran del Toro
    Digital Consultant & Advisor | Manager of Online Sales – Tech Accounts at Google
    Arantxa works on the Large Customer Sales team at Google where she partners closely with many of the world’s biggest advertisers and agencies to develop digital solutions that build strong businesses and brands. She’s also a startup mentor at Google Campus Madrid, as well as a freelance digital consultant and advisor. In the past she was strategy manager for Smart Living City and Amazon Marketplace. Arantxa attended the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
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  • Guillermo Medina

    Guillermo Medina

    Guillermo Medina
    Ex-Facebooker & Ex-Amazonian
    Guillermo Medina Clement’s past involvements include positions such as Online Marketing Manager at Amazon, Global Marketing Solutions for Facebook, Marketing and Business Development at The City Innovate Foundation, and Assistant Brand Director with Dantone. He’s a graduate of the prestigious Instituto Químico de Sarrià in Barcelona.
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