Javier, Sngular’s Head of Open Innovation, is dedicated to helping startups and businesses innovate. He also fosters innovation through industry events and content, as both Director of Sngular’s Madrid Hub and Editor of Futurizable, the popular weekly newsletter which covers the future of technology and its impact on various industries.
Joining Sngular in 2016, Javier has received various “Top 10 Influencer” awards in Fintech (by Finnovating) and Blockchain (by Adecco), among others. A thought leader and investor, Javier plays an active role in Spain’s startup ecosystem. As an entrepreneur, he has founded various digital marketing agencies, including Social Media Factory and Inventa Internet. He has also launched successful media channels, blogs, and events, such as Loogic, Iniciador, and Tecnoblogs. Among the books, he has authored figure Smart Money, which provides advice for finding company financing, Emprender Ligero, with tips for entrepreneurs, and the book version of Futurizable.
Javier earned his bachelor’s and post-graduate degrees from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, respectively. He’s a regular contributor and professor in various Spanish business schools and universities, including EOI, IED, IEBS and UCM.