A TEAM OF EXPERIENCED BUSINESS & IT LEADERS
Our team of dedicated professionals is being supported by Marketing, Management, Finance, R&D and Product Implementation, Innovation, Testing. Project Management will be in charge of coordinating the project to achieve objectives.
WORLDSENSINGS FASTPRK2 TEAM
Our team for successful project implementations
DR. IGNASI VILASOJANA
Project Coordinator – CEO
Worldsensing and co-founder of Sensefields, he has strong experience in all stages of company start-up and development. Ignasi has over 10 years of experience in the geophysical sector, he holds a PhD in Physics where he has authored numerous high impact publications. During this period he has been involved in Spanish and European funded projects: INFOREGIO, SATSIE, DALMASA, GENESI. His current research interests include wireless sensor networks, advanced signal processing techniques, data aggregation and energy harvesting techniques. Ignasi has strong experience in all stages of company development and growth. He also has a strong background in fund-raising, strategy and business growth projects. Recently he has received business training to lead Worldsensing strategy. Notably, he has been key in the recent success of Worldsensing in various Smart City rollouts, international growth and IBM’s Smart Camp 2010 success. Under his leadership, Worldsensing has grown within a few years into a cutting-edge software company offering complete end-to-end technology and service solutions, which are facilitated by sensors with reliable local wireless and global Internet connectivity. He has focused Worldsensing on some key emerging markets, notably the smart city and smart monitoring markets.
Financial Coordinator – CFO
David has a dual degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from K.U. Leuven. He has received further business training from IESE Business School in Barcelona. With over 20 years of experience in managing fast-growing technology companies, he has worked in Belgium, the UK, the USA and Spain. Prior to joining WS, David was a management consultant with Accenture for 7 years in London and New York. Actually he is WS’s CFO. In this role, he oversees all aspects of the company’s financial management, administration and control. David is responsible for the company’s publicly funded projects, marketing and communications, as well as M&A activities. Before joining WS, David gained over 20 years of experience leading fast growing companies. He was previously a founder and Managing Director of Gextech, a software startup that grew to become one of the largest 3D animation software studios in Spain. Before that, David was a management consultant at Accenture in London and New York City.
DR. XAVIER VILAJOSANA
Innovation Coordinator – CIO
Professor and director of the Wireless Networks Lab at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Xavier is also Chief Innovations Officer and co-founder of Worldsensing. From 2012 to 2014 he worked as Fullbright Visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2009 Xavier received his PhD in Computer Sciences from the UOC. He is an active member and contributor to the IETF 6TiSCH, DetNet and LPWAN working groups where he authored several standard proposals and RFCs. Xavier holds 30 patents and has published more than 40 high impact journal publications.
MSC. JORDI LLOSA
Technical Coordinator – CTO
Chief Technical Officer, holds a Master in Computer Sciences and is the author of several high impact publications and patents. He is a tech company entrepreneur, starting as a developer, which allowed him to gain deep knowledge of embedded systems, hardware design and software architectures. Nowadays, he is in charge of all technical and technological aspects at Worldsensing. One of his strong points is his high ability to efficiently coordinate the relationship between the Business Unit and the Engineering Department, in order to fulfil the product requirements. Thus, he is leading the operations of the Engineering Department, responsible for creating Worldsensing products, evolving from first prototypes to full market proven industrial solutions. He is also providing coordination, support and autonomy to Worldsensings talented engineers.
Commercial Coordinator – BU Executive Manager
Francesc holds a Master in Project Management and has been developing projects in the traffic industry for more than 10 years. With a strong technical background, he focuses on business and technological strategy. Francesc has headed the Mobility Divison’s growth into various markets and has also built a highly motivated team for expanding Worldsensing international network around the world. He is committed and persistent business development executive with standout success creating and handling complex projects internationally. He has experience on working in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams and environments (co-worked with European, Latin American, Arabic, American, Russian and Indian cultures introducing new technologies and solutions among these markets). Francesc is a very result oriented: highly committed leader, confortable under highly stressful situations, and proficient in change management and team motivation.
Jose is a Computer Science Engineer, with a course in electronics and another on IoT at the MIT. He has +25 years of technical and project management experience. He has managed a wide variety of very complex international projects, such as the IDEA project funded by the WorldBank or the national UAE electronic voting system among dozens of others. He has worked in more that 30 countries worldwide, which has provided him with an international and cross-culture mentality.With a very strong technical background, he has published several technical articles all available in some of his public profiles. Certified by both the PMI and the Agile Foundation, his profile makes him a great link between a skilled technical team and the strategic layer of any project.