The Rafael del Pino Foundation organised the Keynote Lecture by Juan Martínez-Barea "The World to Come" on the occasion of the publication of his latest book of the same title.
Juan Martínez-Barea is an Ambassador of Singularity University (NASA Ames Park, Silicon Valley) and a multiple entrepreneur. After working in leading global companies such as Abengoa and McKinsey & Company, in 1999 he launched Creara, the first accelerator for technology start-ups in Spain, and 50K, the first start-up competition in Southern Europe, in collaboration with MIT.
He has worked with more than 1,000 technology start-ups and has mentored hundreds of technology entrepreneurs, participating directly in the launch of more than 100 new start-ups. He is a professor, with more than 13 years of experience, and director of the innovation and business creation area at the San Telmo International Institute, and has spent two years in public service as Secretary General for Innovation in the Government of Andalusia.
Juan Martínez-Barea is a partner and board member of several technology start-ups (Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Nanovideos), and is founder and CEO of a Bioinformatics start-up focused on the development of a test for the early detection of cancer, with the mission to save millions of lives.
MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Master in Economics from Ecole Centrale Paris (France), and Industrial Engineer from the University of Seville. Juan Martínez-Barea graduated in Exponential Technologies at Singularity University.
"The World to Come" analyses the era of meritocracy, why this generational change will be possible, what this wonderful world - full of opportunities for all - will be like, the great protagonists who are building it and proposes a way for all of us to become the new world leaders who are building the best moment in the History of Humanity.