Research and company projects
Principal Investigator of the project Inteligencia de Destino. Estrategia para analizar el comportamiento del turista en los destinos turísticos (Welcome2), financed by the European Union MAC 2018, MAC 2/1.1b/374, lead by Dr. José Juan Hernández Cabrera, 2019-2023.
Member of the Research Team of the project Análisis del Mercado Turístico en Canarias a Través del Uso de Datos Masivos Online y Métodos de Redes Espaciales Complejas y Optimización, financed by the Government of the Canary Islands, lead by Dr. Juan Mª Hernández Guerra, 2019-2020.
Member of the Research Team of the project Entendiendo la Relación entre la Imagen y Las Emociones. Comunicación de Experiencias Turísticas en El Entorno Multimedia, financed by the Spanish Government, lead by Dr. Sergio Moreno Gil, 2018-2021.
Small investor in initial funding round (seed and first round) of several Spanish startups, 2013-ongoing
Mentor in the design of the business model and in the seach of funding for several Spanish startups, 2011-ongoing.
Researcher in the project “Research regarding the optimization of online commercialization processes in the Vimotions project”, developed for Viajes Insular, S.A. during 2017 and 2018.
Researcher in the project “Vimotions project: Advanced technologies for process management of travel products in the Canaries“, developed for Viajes Insular, S.A. during 2016 and 2017.
Responible of the tourism sector in the project “Innovation factory of Gran Canaria”, between octubre 2014 and march 2015, european project managed by the Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI), the Sociedad de Promoción Económica de Gran Canaria (SPEGC), and Deloitte. Assitance provided to 9 firms in the process of redesigning their business models.
Participant in the process of editing the Canarias Emplea journal in the area of innovative entrepreneurship, for the Fundación Canaria para el Fomento del Trabajo (FUNCATRA), cooperation project with the University of La Laguna (ULL).
Reviewer of the book “Sistematización metodológica de la experiencia comunitaria Qhapaq-Ñan“, Editorial Dykinson, 978-84-9982-977-2
Chief Technology Officer of Tourism Revolution Ecosystem – Destinum.com – 2010
Main researcher of the Project “Feasibility and implementation proposals for the creation of an Enterprise meant to commercialize IT developments made in the Canary Islands” for Organization for the Economic Development of Gran Canaria (SPEGC), 2010
ATLANTIS program, EU-US co-operation in higher education vocational training, European Commission, “POM-136152. TESEVERO: Benchmarking Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship Education in EU and US”, participant institutions: University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Universidade da Madeira, University of San Francisco, University of Santa Clara, PI in Europe, 2007-2010
Member of the project entitled “Proposal of actions to be developed in Gran Canaria to develop the ICT sector” with Edei Consultores, 2009
Development of the project entitled “Analysis of the implementation of eGovernment in the Department of Employment, Industry and Commerce and actions to be undertaken in 2010” for the Government of the Canary Islands, 2009
Projects for different companies in the commercial distribution sector entitled “Technical report on the ICT situation of the company”, “Technical assistance project in the process of recruitment and selection of suppliers in the ICT field”, “Analysis of the current situation and action to be undertaken by the company in the ICT field”, 2008-2009
Projects of “Research and technical assessment” for the Government of the Canary Islands, 2005-2007.
Technical assessment in the “Development and implementation of file management and IS for the Canarian Agency of University Quality Evaluation”, 2005-2006
Technical report on “Technological Trends for The ULPGC Strategic Plan 2007-2010”, 2006
Technical assessment for the Tourism Council of the Canaries in regards of “The tourist information system of the Canary Islands (Turidata)”, 2005
Researcher of the project entitled “Information and Communication Technologies Plan” at the Fundación Universitaria de Las Palmas, 2001-2005
Coordinator of the “B@n (Business Atlantic Network)” project, part of the EU Community Initiative INTERREG IIIC project, 2003-2004
Elaboration of the “Plan for Info-Tech Systems and Communications ULPGC 2003-2006”, 2001-2002
Technical report on “Technological Trends for The ULPGC Strategic Plan 2002-2006”, 2002
Researcher in the project “Gran Canaria in the XXIst Century” for the Cabildo de Gran Canaria. Strategic goal “Implement and develop ICT in Public Administration” and researcher in the goal “Improve coordination between public administrations and modernize their management”, 2002