Asier Basterretxea

Asier Basterretxea


"SUPRAORDINARY STARTUPS AND PEOPLE FOR A BETTER WORLD"

TBD

English, Spanish

Madrid, España, Spain

Certifications


Exponential Innovator (Professional)
Purpose Launchpad Mentor (Professional)

Impact

Challenge - Future of Work Global

  • May 1st, 2020
  • Participant

Challenge - Future of Work España

  • July 7th, 2020
  • Advisor

Challenge - Future of Work España

  • July 7th, 2020
  • Organizer

Challenge - The Future of Education Global

  • November 7th, 2020
  • Mentor

Challenge - The Future of the Planet

  • December 11th, 2020
  • Advisor

Why I am extraordinary?

Purpose
"SUPRAORDINARY STARTUPS AND PEOPLE FOR A BETTER WORLD"

United Nation’s SDG of interest
Decent work and economic growth, Industry, innovation and infrastructure, Quality Education, Sustainable cities and communities

Values
TBD

Soft Skills
TBD

Mindset
Explorer, Optimizer

Roles
Consultant, Entrepreneur, Investor, Mentor

BOSI Profile
Innovator

How can I make an impact?

Purpose Alliance Certifications

Exponential Innovator (Professional)

Exponential Innovator (Professional)

  • Date: July 10th, 2020
  • Instructor:
Purpose Launchpad Mentor (Professional)

Purpose Launchpad Mentor (Professional)

  • Date: July 30th, 2021
  • Instructor:

Other innovation-related certifications

PhD in Engineering
  • Year: 2004
  • Center: University of Wales, Swansea (UK)
  • Country: United Kingdom

Education

What's my bio?

ASIER BASTERRETXEA is Doctor in Industrial Engineering from the University of Swansea (UK), Master (MPhil) in Materials Engineering from the University of Exeter (UK) and Chemical Engineer from the University of País Vasco (Spain).

 

Asier has held executive / managerial profiles in major corporations, and has founded, developed and directed technological Startups, which has left in his "professional DNA" the mark of both worlds, between which he moves comfortably.

 

He has worked as an R&D engineer for Rolls Royce Aerospace (UK), although the bulk of his career has focused on strategic consulting, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has been Innovation Director at the consulting firm Everis (NTT) and co-founder of the startup SociosInversores.com, the first equity crowdfunding platform in Spain, which has financed more than a hundred Spanish Startups. He is currently fostering a new venture called The Startup Camp, an innovative immersive programme in startup creation and administration. He is a natural born leader, and is also experienced at C-Level leadership development and training.

 

He is also founder and President of Madrid Startup House (MSH) association, which fosters entrepreneurship within the digital ecosystem of the European Commission, and also founder and President of ExO España association, which aims to develop the exponential organizations model within the Spanish businesses, as a way to promote its organizational transformation and evolution.

 

PERSONAL SKILLS.

Soft Management Skills: empathy; empowerment and delegation; promotion of participation and self-management; development of “redarchical-sociocratic” structures. Proactivity: able to drive changes, take initiative, take risks and make courageous decisions; full accountability for his actions and decisions; persevering person –does not give up in the face of difficulties. Effective relationships: able to collaborate effectively with others, communicate with empathy and manage conflict skillfully. Adaptability: comfortable with multicultural diversity, speaks languages, has a broad mind and is versatile; able to establish trusting relationships anywhere in the world. Great capacity for learning, accompanied by a natural curiosity. Innate leadership ability, from a natural perspective of service to others.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS.

Integral vision of context and business, from a strategic global view to operational and technical detail. Effective 360º relationship and dialogue with stakeholders at all levels, internal and external. Leadership and managerial capacity of high-performance transversal / multidisciplinary teams. Marked customer orientation (internal and external). Proven experience in delivering tangible results and substantial value contribution.

AGILE METHODOLOGIES:

Experience as Product Owner and Scrum Manager in complex IT developments. Practical experience in the use of agile methodologies in various contexts: development of new products and services, both physical and digital; development of new companies and business models; development of new organizational schemes. Familiar, either as a direct implementer or as a coordinator and project manager, with specific tools such as design thinking, scrum, kanban, Lean Startup, customer development, Exponential Organizations, etc.