TEAM & FOUNDERS

Dr. Simon Dolan

PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Professor and former director of the ESADE Future of Work Chair. Ph.D in People Management and Work Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Co-founder of E-merit Academy. Leading, Managing and Creator of the concept, methodology and tools of the “Coaching by Values”. Founder of Gestion M.D.S. consulting (Canada). Former Full professor at ESADE, the University of Montreal, McGill University, Boston University and others. Published over 70 books (in different languages), and over 150 articles in journals destined for business and the academia. Paradigm breaker and highly solicited speaker on issues of work in tomorrowland, culture reengineering, innovative coaching and new leadership. 

Jaume Gurt

CEO GFWF

I am Jaume Gurt,  engineer in telecommunications and PDD  from IESE Business School. I joined InfoJobs in 2002 as commercial Director to help develop the online business model and the respective design  and strategy for deploying a sales team at the national level. In June 2010 I became the CEO/general manager of InfoJobs. To overcome the economic crisis in Spain, I  decided to transform the culture of the company where the core values were happiness, joy and development of people as the key to imagine new products, establish new relationships with customers and suppliers, strengthen the organization and making it more efficient and innovative.

Dr. Ramon Valle Cabrera

CO-FOUNDER AND MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Full professor of strategy, innovation and people management at Pablo Olavide University in Seville (Spain). Former Dean and Department Chair at the same University as well as the University of Cadiz. Recipient of many awards and research grants as a recognition for the quality of his research and publications. Author of various books on management Strategy, and, on people management (latest book with Dolan and Lopez: Managing Talent in the XXI century – McGraw Hill). Organizer and co-creator of the bi annual International workshop on Human Resource management

Dr. Mario Raich

CO-FOUNDER AND MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Swiss expert in innovation and future thinker. Has 40 years of experience in executive education among others at Xerox, as VP at Citicorp and member of the management at Zurich Financial Services. Leader of large ten years project for development of entrepreneurs in Poland with over 15’000 participants. Visiting professor at many leading European Business Schools such as HEC (Paris) and ESADE (Barcelona).  Entrepreneur and author of several futuristic books and articles in the fields of Business and Management. Co-Founder  & Chairman of e-Merit Academy. Managing Director Innovation Services at Frei+Raich Ltd. in Zurich.
Creator of innovative methodology to foster creativity in groups and organizations, and an expert in helping executives develop and organizations transform. 

Since several years he is researching the Cyber-Reality and its impact on society, education, business and work

Maria Jose Adamuz Peña

LEGAL COUNCILOR & SECRETARY OF THE BOARD

Founding Partner at MO&MA, Crisis Management Consultants LegalyCorporate. Has degrees in Law ( Autonomic Univerity of Barcelona ) and internship in Robert Schuman University at Strasburg. In the past has occupied professional positions in multinational companies such Corporate affair manager at Font Vella – Danone.

Gustavo Piera

COORDINATOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS & FUTURE SHAPPERS

He is an Engineer, Diploma in Senior Business Management by IESE and Diploma in Judicial and Commercial Expertise and Socio-labor Audit. In 1987 he founded the CMR Ibérica group, of which he is president. He is a Counselor, Executive Coach, Personal Mentor and Strategic Advisor of several Companies. He has trained more than 40,000 professionals. He acts as “executive coach” and “personal mentor” of senior executives in different national and multinational companies. He has belonged to the faculty of ESADE, IESE, EADA, UPF, University of Barcelona, ​​Francisco de Vitoria University, etc. He is the author of the books “La Travesía. 18 keys to reach a good port “, currently in its 10th edition,” La Charca Silenciosa “(2aedició)” The Art of Managing Time “and is now in its 5th Edition. With an adventurous spirit, Gustavo Piera is a good connoisseur of the sea and passionate about sailing. Oceanic navigator