Dr. Giulio Ruffini obtained a BA in math and physics from UC Berkeley and a PhD in theoretical physics from UC Davis/LANL in 1995. In 2000 he and others founded Starlab to transform science into technologies with positive impact. During the last two decades (and counting) he has provided the science and technology visions for Starlab Space, Starlab Neuroscience and for Starlab's spinoff Neuroelectrics. He believes in the profound and boundary-blurring impact that mathematics, physics, and AI will have across fields.
Ana Maiques is the CEO of Neuroelectrics, a company aiming to change the way we interact with the brain – developing innovative technologies to monitor and stimulate the brain. She was nominated by IESE as one of the most influential entrepreneurs under 40 in Spain in 2010. She was also the only woman on that list. She has recently been appointed to the European Innovation Council Advisory Board.
Dr. Mirta Rodriguez-Pinilla holds a PhD in theoretical physics from Aalto University in Finland, and has over 15 years experience developing algorithms and upscaling technologies towards market applications. She firmly believes in the potential of data analytics and remote sensing to monitor our planet’s sustainability. She is leading the Space Business Unit, focused on building impactful solutions around remote sensing and geospatial data using AI.
Dr. Aureli Soria-Frisch holds a PhD from the TU Berlin in Engineering. He is passionate about bringing machine learning to real-world applications, which he has done for over 20 years in different academic and industry positions. He currently focuses on the use of AI to transform the manner in which neuroimaging data, and especially EEG, are used in the clinical domain.
Mr. David Viñas graduated in Economics by the University of Barcelona. His experience through the years has given him the opportunity to improve his skills and navigate the financial complexities of different private sectors. He is responsible of the financial management of the Company.