Governing Board

The i2CAT Foundation is governed by the following three bodies:

  • The Board of Trustees
  • The Executive Committee
  • Management Team

Organisational structure

The diagram below illustrates the organisational structure of i2CAT Foundation at these different levels:

  • Board
  • Executive Committee
  • Management
  • Technical Management
  • Areas and Units
  • Administration and Project Management Office
  • Infrastructure and Services

Executive Committee

In 2014, as of 28th February, the members representatives were:

  • Mr. Antoni Elias Fuster, President, Professor at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Mr. Carles Salvadó Usach, Vice-President of Delegate Committee, Head of Telecommunications Service at DGTSI
  • Mr. Gonçal Bonhomme i Altable, Deputy Secretary of the Board, Manager of Innovation at Orange
  • Mr. Jordi Escalé i Castelló, Managing Director at Centre de Telecomunicacions i Tecnologies de la Informació (CTiTI)
  • Mr. Jordi Troté Escribano, Head of Institutional Relations at Acció
  • Mr. Lluís Comellas i Riera, Research Vice-Rector at Universitat Ramon Llull
  • Mr. Javier Ruiz Fernández, R&D Coordinator at Alcatel-Lucent
  • Mr. Ángel Lozano, Research Vice-Rector at Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Mr. Amadeu Gassó Gimeno, vocal, Technical Manager of CCMA
  • Mr. Joan Bennassar, Technical Manager at Media Pro
  • Mr. Francisco Javier Marcos, R+D+i Manager at Abertis Telecom
  • Mr. Jordi Martínez, Innovation Director at TICSalut Foundation
  • Mrs. Joana Sánchez i Morillo, Sales Manager of Government and Public Services at Vodafone
  • Mr. Xavier Buxeda Lladó, General Manager at Fujitsu Technology Solutions in Catalonia
  • Mr. Francesc Bert, Head of Key Account, Public Sector & Utilities at Cisco Systems
  • Mr. Diego Matas Morillo, General Manager at Interoute Iberia, S.A.U
  • Mr. Eduard Martin, Innovation Director at IMI (Barcelona City Council)
  • Mr. David Noguer i Bau, Regional Director at Juniper Networks
  • Mrs. Esther Real, Vice-Rector for Knowledge Transfer at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
  • Mr. Francesc Subirada, Deputy Director at Barcelona Supercomputing Center
  • Mr. Felip Fenollosa, Director at Fundació CIM
  • Mr. Josep Paradells Aspas, Director at Fundació i2CAT
  • Mr. Joan Manel Martín Almansa, Managing Director at Fundació i2CAT
  • Mr. David Moure, Business Manager at Epson Ibérica

Scientific Advisory Board

The Board, created in 2012, is composed by the following members: 

Prof. Dimitra Simeonidou, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Head of the University of Bristol’s High Performance Networks Group. BSc and MSc in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), PhD from the University of Essex. 

Prof. Dae-Young Kim, Chungman National University, South Korea
Professor of the Department of Information Communications Engineering  at Chungnam National University. 

Bill St Arnaud, Independent R&E Network and Green IT consultant, Canada
Independent Consultant specialising in advanced networks and Green IT. 

Prof. Carsten Bormann, Universität Bremen (University of Bremen), Germany
Professor of Internet Technology at the University of Bremen and member of the board of directors of the Centre for Computing and Communications Technology (TZI). 

Management Team

  • Mr. Josep Paradells Aspas, Director
  • Mr. Artur Serra, Deputy Director 
  • Mr. Joan Manel Martín Almansa, Managing Director 
  • Mr. Sergi Figuerola, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer