Carlos is a senior executive, entrepreneur and investor. He was the President and CEO of Telefonica R&D, and CEO of New Business and Innovation at Telefonica Digital, as well as co-founder and board member of Wayra, one of the world’s largest corporate accelerators. He has been CTO and CEO or board member of multiple tech startups. On the investment side he is a prolific angel investor, founder of Sling Ventures, an angel investment fund co-invested by the European Invested Bank, one of the founders of Dubai Angel Investors, a Venture partner in THCAP VC, and he managed the corporate VC of Telefonica Digital. Carlos was also one of the leaders of open source project Firefox OS. Currently, Carlos is the founder and managing director of SPiCE VC, a project to create a truly liquid, inclusive and transparent tokenized VC fund on the blockchain and is also the founder and chairman of Securitize, the leading security token issuance platform on the blockchain.
Founder & Managing Partner