Decelera is a tech-sustainable community focused on helping founders rethink their purpose, reboot their company and disrupt for a human world

We want to lead a paradigm shift within organizations and thus export our model to different continents in years to come.

Our Values

Respect, integrity
and transparency

Seek purpose, work towards
a sustainable and humanized planet

Strive for human capital
excellence and continuous improvement

Prove with results:
Financial and ESG KPI measuring

Read our manifesto to learn more about us

Alumni

  • Robert Russell

    Robert Russell

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    Co-Founder and CTO at Senseye

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  • Olga Kotsur

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    Co-Founder and CEO of Mercaux

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  • Luis Ivan Cuende

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    Co-Founder and CTO of Stampery

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  • Ivan Nabalon

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    CEO of Electronic Identification

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  • Eneko Knörr

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    Co-founder of Onyze

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  • Ivan Lee

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    Founder and CEO of Datasaur

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  • Guido Magrin

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    CEO of TeiaCare

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  • Aritra Chakravarty

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    Founder and CEO of Project Imagine

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  • Shlomi S. Benbasat

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    Co-Founder and CEO at Turki.sh

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  • Alex Lopera

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    CEO of TOMi Digital

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Experience Makers

  • Jerome Engel

    JEROME ENGELJerry Engel

    Jerry Engel
    Adjunct Professor, Emeritusm Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley
    Professor Engel is an internationally recognized expert in innovation, entrepreneurship, and venture capital, lecturing and advising business and government leaders around the world. He is the co-founder with the well-known serial entrepreneur Steve Blank, of The Lean LaunchPad. After a successful business career, he joined the faculty of University of California at Berkeley in 1991 to found the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, of which he is a Senior Fellow and the Founding Executive Director Emeritus. He advises major corporations as well as young emerging companies and private equity investors on corporate strategy and innovation.
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    Adjunct Professor, Emeritusm Haas School of Business, University of California...

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  • Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish
    Founder of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)

    Verne Harnish is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), with over 12,000 members worldwide, and chaired for fifteen years EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” held at MIT, a program in which he still teaches today. Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company with over 210 partners on six continents, Verne has spent the past three decades helping companies scaleup. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he’s also the Venture columnist for FORTUNE magazine. He’s the author of the bestseller Mastering the Rockefeller Habits which is translated into 9 languages; and along with the editors of Fortune, authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times,” for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword.

    His latest book Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) has won seven major international book awards including the prestigious 2015 International Book Award for Best General Business book. Verne also chairs FORTUNE Magazine’s annual ScaleUp and Growth Summits and serves on several boards including chairman of The Riordan Clinic and the newly launched Geoversity.

    A private investor in many scaleups, Verne resides in Barcelona, Spain, with his wife and four children and enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

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    Founder of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and author of Scaling Up...

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  • Antonio Balsega

    Antonio Baselga

    Antonio Baselga

    Antonio Baselga
    Independent Professional in the sector Capital risk and private capital
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    Independent Professional in the sector Capital risk and private capital

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  • Borja Escalada

    Borja Escalada

    Borja Escalada
    CEO RLH Properties; Managing Partner Balam Fund
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    CEO RLH Properties; Managing Partner Balam Fund

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  • Dan Hoffman

    Dan Hoffman

    Dan Hoffman
    CEO at M5Networks NY

    Dan lives in Brooklyn, NY. He’s building Circl.es, an idea that came out a recent sabbatical in Barcelona. Circles fosters deeper conversations to create enduring connections and learning.

    Dan Hoffman loves growing companies, delivering great service, and applying technology. He believes that business is philosophy in action, culture eats strategy for breakfast, and learning is leverage. Dan has a lot of education and isn’t stopping. Dan joined a successful early Internet service provider that sold in 1998, founded and failed by 2000 with a venture-backed roll-up in Asia, and then started and grew M5. M5 became a pioneer in the cloud communications industry. After 12 years, Dan sold M5 to ShoreTel (SHOR) and worked there for a while before being selected as a 2014 Henry Crown Fellow and shipping off to spend two years with his family in Spain.

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    CEO at M5Networks NY

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  • Di-Ann Eisnor

    Di-Ann Eisnor

    Di-Ann Eisnor
    VP at Waze (Google)

    Di-Ann Eisnor, VP Platform & Partnership runs US operations and is crafting the cartography of “live mapping” for Israeli crowd-sourced navigation and real-time traffic start-up, Waze.

    Di-Ann is a neogeography pioneer and serial entrepreneur employing all means to increase the world’s citizen mappers.

    Prior to Waze, Di-Ann was Co-Founder and CEO of Platial, a widely adopted mobile and online social mapping service funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Ram Shriram and others. She also founded and Di-Ann holds a BS in Studio Art and Business Administration from New York University.

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    VP at Waze (Google)

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  • Neil Cohn

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    VP of Markets and Sustainability at Chia Network

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  • Juan Pi Llorens

    Juan Pi Llorens

    Juan Pi Llorens

    Juan Pi Llorens
    Independent Director BBVA Bank, Former VicePresident IBM Corporation
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    Independent Director BBVA Bank, Former VicePresident IBM Corporation

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  • Manuel Matutes Mestre

    Manuel Matutes Mestre
    Miembro Consejo de administracion Hotel Palladium Group
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    Miembro Consejo de administracion Hotel Palladium Group

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  • Ignasi Puig

    Ignasi Puig

    Ignasi Puig

    Ignasi Puig
    Partner at SCPF
    SCPF is one of Spain’s leading creative advertising agencies.

    The agency has offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Miami. The agency has been ranked by Campaign magazine as one of the four leading independent agencies in Europe.

    SCPF, which employs 90 people, has billings of 15m euros in 2011.

    SCPF operates autonomously within the WPP Group acts as a partner to the J Walter Thompson Group joint business initiatives.

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    Partner at SCPF

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  • Manel Adell

    Manel Adell

    Manel Adell
    Board Member at Puig (Former CEO at Desigual)
    Having spent over a decade as the CEO of innovative Spanish clothing brand Desigual, much of what Manel has accomplished to date is a result of his unshakeable commitment to making a difference in the world. A strong believer in the powers of positivity, commitment and creativity, he feels that there is a powerful correlation between fun and profit. With a strong global vision, Manel’s innovative yet disciplined approach to international business expansion was seen as the driving force behind Desigual’s explosive 50x revenue growth during his tenure with over 500 million Euros in sales in 2011. Aside from being a really great guy, Manel is also one of Decelera Founding Partners!
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    Board Member at Puig (Former CEO at Desigual)

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  • Sam Friend

    Sam Friend

    Sam Friend

    Sam Friend
    Co-founder Wotif.com
    Sam is best known for his role in growing hotel website wotif from 3 staff and $10m cap to 500+ staff and a cap in excess of $1B. As founder, advisor, and investor in multiple successful companies, Sam is known as a triple threat in the start-up community. Sam has been described as a no nonsense business leader who has the unique ability to connect the dots between marketing, ops, finance and capital management. His ability to make immediate sense of complicated situations and offer constructive, strategic advice is invaluable to any team.
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    Co-founder Wotif.com

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  • Giorgio Maritan

    Giorgio Maritan

    Giorgio Maritan

    Giorgio Maritan
    Managing Director & Co Founder – Quantum World Association
    Professional with more than 20 years of international experience in FMCG market and since 2009 in Biotech, Pharma, Private Equity, M&A, Quantum computing and Startups

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    Professional with more than 30 years of international experience in FMCG market and since 2009 in Biotech sector, M&A, Startups, Private Equity, Investment Management and Pharmaceutical.
    International Management positions in Spain, France, Germany, China, Mexico, Brazil and Italy.
    Languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian and Catalan.
    Specialties: General Management, International Development, Growth Projects, Strategic Alliances, Startups.

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    Managing Director & Co Founder - Quantum World Association

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  • Leandro Sigman

    Leandro Sigman

    Leandro Sigman
    Chemo Pharma
    Chief Executive Officer and Entrepreneur with clear focus on GeneralManagement, Business Intelligence & Development, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Innovation. Passionate about sports and modern art firmly believes in creating engagement and team-building through sport and communication.
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    Chemo Pharma

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  • Tammy Beaulieu

    Tammy Beaulieu

    Tammy Beaulieu
    Woman at large
    Tammy is a Website Producer with a Berekley MBA,who created large scale commercial websites for many Bay Area projects.
    Moved to Spain with eDreams, and spent the last 15 years in Europe. Dabbling as an Angel Investor with 4/9 Investments in Spain, the most promising Beabloo and the most cultural “No Day But Today”.
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    Woman at large

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  • Gerd Leonhard

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    Futurist / Humanist, Keynote Speaker, CEO The Futures Agency, Author...

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  • Paul Ford Decelera

    Paul Ford

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    VP of Developer Relations at Chia

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  • David Charron

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    Professor at UC Berkeley

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  • LJ ERWIN

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    Chief of Staff at YouTube TV (Google)

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  • Lucas Carné

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    Co-Founder of Privalia

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Team