TEDx Barcelona



TEDxBarcelona Team

Since 2009 we are organizing TEDxBarcelona events on a non-profit basis. Our goal is to use the TED platform to leverage, at a local and international level, projects and ideas related to the city. Do you want to support us? We continuously need sponsors and volunteers for our events. If you want to help us, please contact us.

Team of permanent volunteers
José Cruset José Cruset – Founder/host (content and sponsoring)Linkedin Twitter

Born in Germany, living since 2000 in Barcelona. Entrepreneur and hard-worker in the tech-field creating internet and mobile solutions. Since 2009 passionate license holder and organizer of TEDxBarcelona, TEDxBarcelonaSalon and TEDxBarcelonaLive, three non-profit events.
His goal is to build a TEDx community in Barcelona bringing together smart and creative minds.

nueva foto ted web Clara Montes – Organization and communicationLinkedin
Advertising and Public Relations graduate born in Barcelona. Critical thinker, avid reader, writer and networker. A multipotentialite passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship that irremediably fell in love with TED. Keen on disruptive education, sustainable politics and gender equality, she supports TEDxBarcelona because great ideas can inspire but are the people who ultimately change the world.
Elena Queralt Elena Queralt – Communication
Psicóloga especializada en la sociedad del conocimiento y Máster en Marketing e Investigación de Mercados. Amante a partes iguales de la investigación, la comunicación, el diseño y las nuevas tecnologías; se siente atraída irremediablemente por cualquier proyecto creativo y/o de innovación. La tecnología ha revolucionado la comunicación y nos ha aportado herramientas en múltiples ámbitos, pero son las personas y sus ideas las que realmente cambian el mundo.
foto catarina web Catarina Soares – LogisticsLinkedin
Michela Ballestrini Michela Ballestrini – Partnerships
Italian, she has been leaving in Barcelona for almost two years. She studied Marketing and Communication at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and is currently working for a Spanish media agency, where she’s in charge of digital media planning. Some friends call her “restless legs” for the endless desire to try new activities and visit unknown places. She supports TED because the knowledge spreading is the key for a better society.
Patricia Chimeno Patricia Chimeno – Communication Linkedin
Miguel Benavent Miguel BenaventLinkedin Twitter
Miguel Benavent de B. (Barcelona, 1960). Consultor de empresa, formador y emprendedor. Coach, conferenciante y escritor. Especializado en la creación, organización y gestión, lanzamiento y consolidación de nuevos negocios sostenibles y éticos, basados en nuevos paradigmas, para la creación de valor social, además de económico.

Marta Pérez Marta Pérez – Advertising and Public Relations graduate at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Lover of culture, art and with music as engine life. Creative and curious by nature, a fact that leads her to constantly willing to travel around the world with her camera always in her hand and participate in multiple projects that she finds inspiring. She believes in the power of ideas, innovation and conscious entrepreneurship to build a better future. Therefore she loves to collaborate TEDxBarcelona.
Equipo de asesores y apoyo institucional
Alessandro Manetti Alessandro Manetti – AdviserLinkedin Twitter
Founder and Director of the Istituto Europeo di Design IED Barcelona, leading school in design, visual arts, fashion and management since 2002. Global supervisor and coach for IED Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil since June 2013. Sociologist, who has dedicated over 20 years to fields related to design, fashion, communications, management, creativity, new trends and contemporary societies changes applied to education, investigation and projects.
Teresa Roig Teresa Roig i Sitjar – Advisor and mentorLinkedin Twitter