Diego Pavia, Chief Executive Officer
Diego Pavía graduated as electrical engineer, specialising in electronics and automation from the Polytechnical University of Madrid. His first professional experience, in 1988, was as co-founder and CEO of a start-up, Knowledge Engineering, dealing with industrial controls systems using artificial intelligence and neural networks. Three years later he joined Sema Group, and started a long career with private companies.
Since 2010, Diego has been CEO of InnoEnergy.
Elena Bou, Innovation Director
Elena has developed her professional career in the field of management consulting in both private and public companies, in Spain and internationally, which gave her the opportunity to manage and develop a number of European multinational projects involving a high degree of complexity and stakeholders, and the creation of two spin-offs.
Elena holds a PhD in Management Sciences from ESADE-URL (Doctor Europeus) and has an MBA from ESADE Business School.
Prof.Dr.ir. Frank Gielen, Education director
Frank has extensive experience with R&D in the telecommunication and software technology sector as well as in raising venture capital, university-industry collaborative research and spin-off creation.
Today, he is a professor of software technology entrepreneurship at the University of Ghent.
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