THINKING OUT OF THE BOX
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"The 20 candidates for leading the next business decade" by Expansion
Having been half of her professional life on the traditional corporate world (KPMG, PR&G, SARDomus) and the other half, on the tech ecosystem. Helena is always in contact with new trends, which allows her to best practices with transversal knowledge, applying lateral thinking skills to anything she does.
Serial entrepreneur, involved on several startups as co-founder or member of the entrepreneur team, she has established operations in US, UK & Spain and has been Board Director both in Spain and at the US, having raised in global around $30M.
Her passion for tech startups led her to invest on more than fifteen. She has also been Board Director/Advisory Board in some promising startups. She launched a group to boost investment on women led tech startups and to close he gap between the tech and the traditional world.
She’s Venture Partner at Hans(wo)menGroup, investing in tech projects in seed stage and diverse teams.
Experiences like these, confirmed the importance of the governing bodies on companies, which led her to receive training through Executive Programs (UCLA, IESE, HARVARD) focused on how Board Directors can bring value to companies. She is serving on several boards as independent board director (Lucta, Mastertech).
Eager and committed, Helena is always willing to share and contribute. She belongs or has belonged, among others, to the Governing Board of BarcelonaTechCity, to the Ambassadors Council of Collider (Tech Transfer Program of the Mobile World Capital), to the Board of the Advertising Association of Catalonia, and The Circulo Ecuestre, and is speaker in tech events.
On weekends, you'll find her surrounded of nature, dedicating time to her biggest project: her family.