An experienced leadership team that brings decades of unique industry expertise
Founder and CEO,
Technologist, investor, and serial entrepreneur. Following a broad extensive career in the media & entertainment industry, he built one of the fastest growing SaaS media management companies, acquired by Accenture where he then served as the European Managing Director of Accenture Ventures. His most recent corporate engagement was as Chief Digital Officer at Henkel where he founded HenkelX. Focused on culture and behavioural economics with sustainability at its core, he is a natural connector and strategist. Founder of HumanCapitalNetwork pioneer of change with the entrepreneurial vision in global tech and digital, and the experience in transformation, leading omnichannel consumer retail and FMCG companies. A passionate advocate for people empowerment and equal opportunity.
Founder and CEO, WeVee UK
Founder of WeVee and a passionate e-mobility advocate with a vision to accelerate the decarbonisation of the transport sector by developing consumer-centric, scalable platforms, products and systems for the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market. Paul is an automotive leasing veteran and former CEO of AFL Group and Leasing Broker Committee member of the British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA). He brings over twenty years of leadership and automotive industry experience, blending his breadth of knowledge with technical expertise across marketing, sales, operations, analytics and digital transformation.
Chief of Staff, WeVee Technologies
Starting off her career in the music industry right when it was digitally disrupted in the early 2000s, she went on to become an entrepreneur and active angel investor in education, sustainable fashion and food- tech. Coming from a centennial family tradition in the biscuit industry herself, she has actively contributed in pivoting traditional businesses into the “new”, and upgrading their business models whilst retaining the winning elements by which they stand the test of time. Motivated by the belief that sustainability “is not just a must do, but makes good ethical business sense”, she joins WeVee convinced that the recipe to success lies in applying innovation whilst embracing tradition.
Chief Technology Officer, WeVee Technologies
Ajay has played a key role in a number of start- ups over the last 25 years in a number of domains including wealth management, telecommunications, manufacturing and business process automation. His technology and operations experience is diverse. He is passionate about delivering a frictionless experience to consumers. Ajay was the original architect of the Envestnet wealth management platform which now has the largest share of the US market with $5.4 trillion in assets and 110,000 financial advisors. Most recently he co-founded Envestnet Retirement Solutions which was acquired by Envestnet in 2018. At AT&T, he built an AI based system for managing AT&T’s telecommunications network which helped reduce the number of required technicians.
Marketplace product and business development, WeVee Technologies
Former CEO of Autoscout24 Italy, driving the growth in unprecedented time from scale-up to market leader. A digital expert with more than 20 years of experience, who started his career at Fiat where he was working across Italy, France and the Netherlands. In the late 90s he already embarked and pioneered on one of the most promising start- ups in the sport/ entertainment sector. Prior to joining WeVee, he’s been serving as trusted management board advisor and subject matter expert, in the strategic consulting on repositioning automotive giants for future relevance via digital transformation and business re-design with a focus on digital marketing, e-commerce and omnichannel retail and go- to market strategy.
Head of Communications and PR, WeVee Technologies
Marketeer, with a passion for sustainability, community and digital commerce. An early advocate for luxury brands online, Elaine has over 20 years experience in marketing communications.
Rocio Nigorra Cobián
Business & Legal Affairs,
Former lawyer in one of the leading European renewable energy companies, Rocío has a broad experience in different legal fields. She has spent years as an Advisor of the Cabinet to several Spanish Ministers and is determined to implement the necessary strategy towards a sustainable future.
Eric is a no-nonsense, results-oriented International business leader who has had key positions at LeasePlan, ING Car Lease, Alphabet (BMW Group) & BMW Financial Services.
Massimo Della Ragione
Massimo, former partner, Goldman Sachs has spent over 30 years in investment banking, including Unicredit and JPMorgan.
A futurist, angel investor, and Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Sanjiv Goyal is paving the way for humanity to embrace the disruptive world of cutting-edge technology.
Claudia Valencia Lascar
Former AIG Insurance executive with over 20 years of international, technical and operational expertise on a global scale, having built out a number of commercial and consumer insurance products.
Vanessa von Bismarck
Co-founder of BPCM. A global strategic communications expert, instrumental in building legacy brands and navigating both global and emerging brands through the ever-changing media landscape.
Former Vice President of the Rossi Group, and Founder of H- Farm. A vision- strategist identifying the paths to be applied as new models in consequence of the mutations in economic ecosystems and markets.
Dr Torsten Kreindl
Former Deutsche Telekom Cable Broadband CEO, long-time Swisscom board member and tech venture/growth veteran on both sides of the Atlantic with a passion to partner with outstanding entrepreneurs building market-leading companies.
Former Group COO Accenture with 17 years experience operating at board level in large complex organisations.
Uli has built technology- driven businesses in media, communications and mobility as an executive, founder and developer. As Managing Director of Axel Springer Digital Ventures, he knows to harness the power of digital platforms.
Co-founder and CMO of Priceline, and co-founder of r4 Technologies, which applies disruptive data science to drive rapid growth and acceleration in global brands.
CFO of r4 Technologies, Peter has over 30 years of experience in public equities investment and operations management, including Tiger, Crabbe Huson, Lord Abbett and Alpine Woods.