23-25 OCT 2024 | SEVILLE-FIBES

Juan Marcelo Gaitán Leiva

Director of FIWARE iHubs
Juan Marcelo Gaitán Leiva

Strategic Director of Innovation Hubs at Telefónica. I have been directing innovation and entrepreneurship centers in different sectors for more than 8 years. Currently I manage at a strategic level the technological Hubs of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, “La Lonja de la Innovación” deployed in the Port of Huelva, and FIWARESPACE that develops an intelligent region with the help of the Diputación de Badajoz. Previously I have been responsible for Product and carried out the Business Development of Innovation Ecosystems in Telefónica at national level, advising companies and public administrations in all areas (SmartCities, Tourism, Sports, Leisure, Sustainability, ……). I have been Chairman of the international iHUB committee of the FIWARE FOUNDATION for 4 years.