Investors

Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad

This project is supported by the Ministry of Economics and Competition of Spain

Board of Advisors

Oriol Balaguer

Oriol Balaguer

Airlines and airport strategy

Oriol is currently consultant for multiple companies regarding infrastructure and economic development. Previously, he was Airport management director, general manager of Ports, Airports and Coastlines, and also tourism and commerce director, for various public institutions. PADE degree from IESE. Oriol brings to the PASSNFLY project his expertise in the Spanish aviation industry, in relationship management and general company administration.

Jose Manuel Mas

Jose Manuel Mas

IT Head hunter

José Manuel is currently general manager of Experis Spain, a selection and management company specialized IT talent, belonging to Manpower Group. Previously, he has been commercial director of IOR Consulting, HR consulting Spanish company, where he reached the positions of General Director and subsequently, CEO and President. Has also directed the business computerization project of the Barcelona ’92 Olympics. Prior, head of the Development Lab of ERP software development for AS400, for IBM. He brings to the PASSNFLY project his expertise in general company management and in HR-related advisory. Degree in Engineering from UPC, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE.

Pau Dueñas

Pau Dueñas

Aviation branding

Pau is a seasoned branding professional, with long and broad experience in international projects, obtained from both client and agency sides. His educational background and professional experience provide him with a perspective and skills very valuable for clients, specially insightful at concept and strategic stage

Falko Rümmler

Falko Rümmler

IT roadmap management

Falko developed his career as SAP specialist, and is currently SAP Solution Architect at FALKO SAP Software Consulting. Previously, he has been senior manager at Deloitte Group. Frequent flier, with more than 200 days per year spent in US/Canada, Falko brings his knowhow in project and roadmap management and also his insight as frequent business traveler. BA in Business Administration from University of Applied Sciences, Hochschule Mittweida.

Luca Ferraro

Luca Ferraro

Vertical sales management

Luca is a senior sales and marketing professional with 19 years’ experience in leading telecoms/IT multinationals (Cisco/Nortel), having worked in the UK, France and Spain, in EMEA management roles. He has always been passionate about building new projects and overseeing their growth to success. Luca brings to the PASSNFLY project his sharp marketing and sales skills, deep knowledge of the EMEA market and his insight from working with many of Europe’s top CIOs.

James Welsh

James Welsh

Sales and growth strategy

James is advisor for B2C sales strategy and marketing-related activities for the PASSNFLY Project. He is the co-founder of Oasis Print, a professional online printing company, which he sold for 1 million euro. He previously worked at VistaPrint, both in the US and in Spain, in various management positions for their partner programs. James holds a BA in Economics from the University of the West of England.

Raimón Albiol

Raimón Albiol

Airport databases and flight control

Raimón is the Airports business unit director at INDRA, member of the Board of the Venture Capital fund Inveready and entrepreneur of two star-ups in the toys and biotech sectors. Degree in Aeronautical Engineering by Polytechnic University of Madrid, and MBA by IESE business school, with 20 years of international professional experience. Has been working in project management, operations, R&D, and business development fields, for different business sectors, and in different business sizes such as SMEs, public sector and multinational firms. He is also former Director of Finance at ACC10. Raimón is bringing his expertise on general management of IT department, and also on Airports IT systems & operations and airports environment, not only due to the nature of the current job but also as frequent traveler.

Michael Schultz

Michael Schultz

Senior researcher airport and passenger flow

Michael is a senior researcher at the Institute of Logistics and Aviation at Dresden University of Technology. His academic and industrial research projects particularly focus on passenger dynamics, future air traffic management procedures and airport performance. He is an expert of passenger behavior, passenger flow in airports, and airport processes focusing on reliable, secure and seamless mobility in the transport network. Michael owns an engineering degree in business and economy, as well as a PhD in Aviation Technologies. As an adviser of PASSNFLY, Michael evaluates the market potentials, brings in the market demands and manages research activities.

José Francisco Rabazo

José Francisco Rabazo

Airport IT systems and database arquitecture

José Francisco is currently CTO of a technology startup. Previously, he has worked as Systems Responsible for the Barcelona Airport Terminal 1 Building Executive Offices. He has more than 15 years of experience in software application development and management, in the Airport, Air Traffic and Defense industrial areas. Degree in Computer Science, MBA and Executive Master in Innovation, and as well Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials.