Carles has lead open innovation and ecosystem orchestration projects with cities and organizations worldwide. With dotopen, he was responsible for the development of Appcircus, the largest global community of app events culminating at the Mobile Premier Awards, and of Smart City Hack, the first online scalable incubator that empowers communities to build technology solutions to address urban and social challenges.
Carles has been long been an enabler of the innovation ecosystem, he was Director of Art Center College of Design in Barcelona and Strategic Development Director at Barcelona Media. Previously he lead the Mobile Communications practice at Frost & Sullivan from San Francisco and later from London. Carles holds a Bachelors in Law from Universitat de Barcelona and an MBA from ESADE.