Juan Diego is a founder and former CEO of a biotech startup in Spain, Hesperides Biotech, a first-mover, world-class creative leader in Open Innovation applied to the booming agro-food sector. The company has developed an proprietary technology to ferment orange juice delivering a pipeline of healthy beverages that meet the trends and opportunities on the beverage market (www.speriens.com). Moreover, the firm provides analytical solutions to the cosmetic and health care industries. His expertise includes General Management, Business Development, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Partnership, Open Innovation, Finance and Fund Raising.
He’s passionate about the biotech industry and how entrepreneurs in that field can bring solutions to the market that can positively impact people worldwide. He believes that biotech companies will be one of the key players solving the main challenges in the food and health care industries.