Ryan StelzerCo-founder, Strategy of Mind

TEDx Talk: Why Did I Start A Philosophy Company?

Ryan is a management consultant who specializes in both individual and organizational performance improvement. Prior to his work in consulting, Ryan served at The White House as a Presidential Management Fellow during the Obama Administration. Ryan holds a master's degree from the University of Chicago and undergraduate degrees from Boston University and the University of Cambridge in the UK. He has written articles for various publications. 

   
   
   

Diana Zuluaga, Founder of JET D'OR

TEDx Talk: New millennial era businesses. Connectivity and transport in a globalized world

Diana Zuluaga is the founder of JET D'OR, a Private Jet Charter company with worldwide operations. Diana is a luxury travel expert and her clients are ultra high net-worth individuals from around the world. After her company's success, Diana began to share her life and entrepreneurial vision with thousands of people in Latin America and hispanics in the United States. Diana teaches wealth mindset and how to program our mind for success. In just one year as a speaker, she has grown a social media audience of more than 100,000 people. In 2017, Diana will be speaking in Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Spain and the United States. 

Diana has lived in 5 countries, has a Master's Degree from New York University (NYU) and she's a certified life and business coach. She was recently invited as a member to the Committee of Women Leaders of the Americas by the Organization of American States (OEA). Diana is originally from Colombia, she is married and lives in Madrid. 

 
     
     
     

Sandra Comas, Leader in Global Education

TEDx Talk: Leonardo and the Artists: Leadership Lessons

Sandra Comas PhD, MBA is head of academics for EF Academy New York and Visiting Professor at IE Business School. Recently she enjoyed a year at Brown University as a Visiting Scholar. She has taught at Yale, Stanford, and the City University of New York, and will be offering a course on Christopher Columbus in San Sebastián de la Gomera, this summer. She teaches topics in leadership through powerful examples from history, literature, arts, and business.

In addition to her work as a professor, Dr. Comas has offered executive education at IPG Mediabrands and Buhler. She managed portfolios at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and was Vice President of a boutique investment firm specializing in international portfolio management.

Dr. Comas has won awards from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Yale University, and IE Business School. She holds a B.A. degree from Yale University, where she also earned a Master’s in Philosophy, a Master’s in Latin American and Spanish literature, and a Ph.D. degree.  At Stanford, Dr. Comas completed Master’s degrees in the Humanities. She earned her International Executive MBA from IE. Currently she is writing articles on international education, leadership, and the value of creativity and innovation.

   
   
   

Antonio VailloArchitect. University of Navarra

TEDx Talk: Transversality and creation. Generalism as profile

CEO Vaillo + Irigaray Achitects, a study dedicated to architectural design that covers different scales and issues: residential, teaching, sports, commercial, hospital, religious and museums, for both private clients and public institutions. He is currently developing international projects in Switzerland, Italy, Dubai and Israel.

Professor of Projects in different universities: University of Navarra, UIC Barcelona and IE University School of Architecture, Madrid; Guest lecturer, freelance and regular lecturer in different educational institutions.

His work has been subject of exhibitions, awards and prizes in national and international competitions and has been widely published in specialized media in Europe, Asia and America.

Promoter of initiatives dedicated to channeling creativity in different areas ranging from research as the leader of VIA eLAB, to the management of processes linked to complex functionality.

Strategic manager of Occidens Foundation, dedicated to the creative management of the historical-artistic heritage.

Consultant of projects related to the integration among Heritage, Culture and Tourism.

 
     
     
     

Raul Respaldiza, ZERTIOR Sports & Entertainment Founding Partner and CEO

TEDx Talk: Sport and innovation. What really matters

ZERTIOR (www.zertior.com) is a Spanish company specialized in consultancy and management projects, essentially in the the Sports & Entertainment Industry. Our practice areas include a wide range of activities, such as rights management, revenue generation, branding, events, marketing, communication, CSR policies, venues business development, etc. As a result of our strong mindset and international vocation, we have offices in Spain, Latam and China, as well as a strong worldwide partnership network. We work with some of the most powerful brands in our Industry.

   
   
   

David Blay, Journalist. Strategy Director in Pasarela Comunicacion. Remote work specialist. Speaker

TEDx Talk: Why can't we work at home?

For more than 15 years advises athletes and companies on how to be newsworthy to the media. Speaker of sporting events on Radio Marca and podcaster in Marathon Radio, is also a teacher of Communication Strategies, Social Media and Working Freelance in various master's degree from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Florida University and UCAM. He co-wrote the book on the life of the paralympic athlete David Casinos and is the author of 'Why don't they leave us work from home?', where he exposes a beginners guide for those who want to get started in remote work.

 
     
     
     

Gregorio Rábago, Head of Cardiac Surgery. University of Navarra

TEDx Talk: The dream to replace the Human Heart. From Past to Present

Gregorio Rábago graduated from the School of Medicine at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He completed his residency in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. He moved to the USA to complete his cardiac surgery training at the University of Arizona where he performed a Fellowship in Cardio Thoracic surgery, specifically in the field of thoracic organ replacement. He obtained a position as assistant in the Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at the University of Navarra, becoming Head of Cardiac Surgery in 2009. His fields of research have focused mainly on cardiac transplantation and circulatory mechanical support in the context of end stage cardiac failure. His team has been a pioneer in the development of left ventricular assist devices and artificial heart in Spain.