JJ Delgado, General Manager of MOVE Estrella Galicia Digital, will speak at this year’s EU-Startups Summit on May 12-13 in Barcelona!

On May 12-13, 2022, we’ll be hosting the 8th edition of our annual EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona! At the in-person comeback of one of Europe’s hottest startup events, you will have the chance to connect and network with about 1,600 founders, startup enthusiasts and investors from all over Europe, learn from around 70 prominent speakers, listen to educational talks with internationally successful founders, and find yourself at the edge of your seat during our big startup pitch competition. It’s an unmissable 2 days of action!

One of the highlights of the event will be an interview with JJ Delgado, the General Manager of MOVE Estrella Galicia Digital, where he will explain more about the new digital commerce activities of the company and about creating a new business model from a corporate perspective.

With over 15 years of experience in international business growth, JJ Delgado has helped fuel many organizations over multiple international marketplaces, including Amazon (where he worked as Head of Marketing for Southern Europe), Burger King, Pepsi, Hertz, CB Richard Ellis, Ford, Bosch, Siemens, Liberty, Vodafone, Telefonica and currently Estrella Galicia.

Estrella Galicia is one of Spain’s most iconic companies and a global leader in the beverage industry, bringing its beloved brew to beer lovers around the world. The company also has different beverage brands, such as Cabreiroá, Agua de Cuevas or Fontarel. Estrella Galicia’s brands are available in more than 30 countries (from Brazil to Australia, passing by China, The Philippines and the USA only to mention a few.

MOVE is the Global Digital Business & Venturing business unit of Estrella Galicia, seeking out and building ventures that accelerate the development of Estrella Galicia through Open Innovation and New Digital Businesses. This involves building new digital businesses from scratch and scaling them, or, investing in exciting startups of the future. As General Manager, JJ is responsible to lead the formation of high-performing teams, developing high-impact business strategies and setting the vision and strategy of this initiative. 

Not only is JJ an expert in scaling and growing new innovative business ventures, but he is also quite the influencer on social media – recognised as one of the Top 15 unofficial LinkedIn influencers in 2018, selected as one of the Top 50 Worldwide Human Behaviour Experts to follow in 2017, and, the Most Talented Spanish Marketer 2015.

JJ has also authored two books and has taken on the role as professor at the renowned London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and IE Business School – this interview is undoubtedly going to be full of incredibly valuable insights and takeaways!

Pick up your ticket today and mark May 12 – 13 in your calendar, when we will be waiting with open arms to welcome you to Barcelona. In the meantime, keep up to date with all the latest info on the event here.

A taste of what’s to come: 

Our Event Sponsors

Silicon Castles is a Tech Company Builder and Strategic Business Accelerator for technology, intellectual property and licensing businesses, located in Salzburg, Austria. The focus is on European Diamonds: technology startups with a unique business idea, scalable technology and outstanding intellectual property. Silicon Castles also organizes the Startup Executive Academy (SEA), an international Go-to-Market program for founders and executives of early-stage startups, taking place annually since 2017.

Unleashed, by the Purina Accelerator Lab, is the first and only accelerator programme in Europe dedicated exclusively to pet-tech. Their goal is to shape the future of pet care by supporting disruptive pet startups with technologies in advanced nutrition, sustainability, health and digital solutions that enrich the lives of pets and the people who love them. Over the last 2 years, Unleashed had accelerated 12 pet startups, facilitated >350 founders in the Unleashed community and welcomed over 1000 subscribers to the Unleashed pet tech newsletter.

Webex offers industry leading solutions in video conferencing, team collaboration, calling, contact centre and devices, and is trusted by 95% of the Fortune 500. With Webex, businesses can simplify communication, inspire innovation, and empower people to engage with each other anywhere on any device – giving businesses the ultimate edge. Because, when businesses enable employees to bring their best selves to work, everyone wins.

Freshworks is the leader of cloud-based customer and employee software including CRM, livechat, support, marketing automation, ITSM, & HRMS. Products are simple to set up, cost-effective & equipped with powerful automation. Through the Freshworks for Startups program the EU-Startups community can gain access to up to $10k credits on essential tools & products for your Startup. You also get access to Freshworks’ community of VCs, Investors, Mentors, & Customers. Claim your benefits here.

MarketerHire is the fast, easy way to get access to the world’s best marketers. Its recent launch into Europe means you now have on-demand access to our global network of expert, pre-vetted marketers with zero financial risk and full flexibility. Already, the company has over 3,500 customers ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies, including: Netflix, AngelList, Plaid, Quip, Skillshare, Udacity and others.

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, is a catalyst for human progress. Dassault provides businesses and people with collaborative 3D virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. They have worked with hundreds of startups to support their dreams and help them scale up and launch innovative and disruptive products onto the global market. Fundamentally, Dassault Systemes believes that the only progress is human, and startups are pivotal to driving it forward.

SafetyWing-logoSafetyWing is building the first global safety net for remote companies, remote workers and nomads worldwide. Their products are built and designed by a fully remote team of nomads distributed across three continents. Remote Health by SafetyWing is a global health insurance that covers your employees and contractors worldwide under one simple plan.

ACCIÓ – Catalonia Trade & Investment is the Catalan Government’s agency that works to attract foreign investment to Catalonia, promoting the region as attractive, innovative and competitive business location for startups. Check out their offerings and the Catalonia Startup Directory.