Jesus Contreras, PhD Computer Science (2004) at the Technical University of Madrid and MBA degree (2008) at CEREM. He works as Business Developer Accelerator for the EIT ICT Labs (www.eitdigital.eu) at IMDEA Software Institute (software.imdea.org). He has experience of more than 15 years as Director of Operations, R&D and Business Development in several technology companies: playence, Denodo Technologies, Intelligent Software Components and Software A.G.. In 1996 he started as an assistant researcher in the Intelligence Systems Research Group. During his career he published articles and books about innovation, semantic web, natural language processing and human-computer interaction.