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TEAM

Dr. Miguel López PhD

FOUNDER & Chief Scientific Officer

Miguel is the Founder of Xana. He holds a Doctorate in Psychopharmacology from the Complutense University of Madrid with research experience studying the neurobiological bases of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Professor under Prof. Carmen Sandi team, Brain Mind Institute, Lausanne, EPFL, Switzerland.  In addition, over 10 years of experience as a consultant and entrepreneur within the medical technology industry.

Enrique Fernández

Chief Executive Officer

Enrique Fernández​ has over 20 years of executive experience in international business development, sales, marketing and operations managing income statements of hundreds of millions of euros in multinational companies such as Manpower, Hays, Adecco and Telefónica. Enrique holds a BSc in Business from the University of Cantabria, Spain.

Dr. Joaquín Azpilicueta. MD.

Co-CEO

Dr. Azpilicueta is a cardiologist with international experience as executive working for several multinationals. Previously, he was Managing Director for Europe and Latin America at Medtronic, Welch Allyn and Gambro. Currently Professor at Instituo Empresa-IE-, Madrid, Spain.

Dr. Pedro Bermejo. MD, PhD

co-fOUNDER & Chief Innovation OFFICER

Pedro, is the Co-Founder of Xana. Pedro is a Medical Neurologist with over  10 years of clinical experience in different hospitals as well as collaborating with multinational neurostimulation companies and participating in 55 clinical trials. At present, Pedro is combining his work at Xana with his role as  Medical Director of Translational Medicine at UCB Pharma in Brussels, Belgium

Dr. David Calvo MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer

David is a Senior Electrophysiologist Cardiologist at San Carlos University Hospital of Madrid, Spain. He is an international expert in the study of arrhythmias and President of the Spanish Heart Rhythm Society. More than 10 years’ experience in international research centers such as University of Michigan and Upstate of NY, USA.

Carolina Lopez

head of Finance

Carolina has more than 20 years’ experience as tax, accounting and financial manager in different companies collaborating with companies in Spain and Switzerland. Carolina holds a BSc in Business form the University of Oviedo.

Paloma López

head Regulatory & Quality Officer

Paloma has over 20 year’s experience in regulatory affairs for the medical devices industry (CE/FDA). She is an expert both in quality management and business excellence; with a large experience as an Auditor .

Paloma holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and a several postgraduate programs in QA & Regulatory Affairs.

Alberto Farré

head of technology

Engineer of the Spanish Naval Army and Air Force with extensive knowledge and experience in high-complexity microelectronics projects and the development of wearable devices.  

Alberto holds an MSc in  Aircraft Maintenance from Polytechnic University of Madrid, and a BSc in Electronics from the Spanish Naval Academy.

Carlos Fuentes

Head of Product Design

Carlos has over 15 years of experience in engineering and the development of innovative high-tech project management with patentable results. Specialized in hardware-software integration, sustainability and design. 

Carlos holds a MsC in Industrial Design from the University of Oviedo, Spain.

ADVISORY BOARD

Prof. José Antonio Vega. MD, PhD

Dr. Vega is Professor of Anatomy and the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, at University of Oviedo. International expert in the study of the peripheral nervous system, with more than 200 publications on the subject.

Dr. Vega holds a Bachelor and a Doctore in Medicine from University of Oviedo.​

Dr. Iñaki Gurtubay MD, PhD

 Dr. Iñaki Gª Gurtubay ​is the Head of the Neurophysiology Service and Sleep Unit at Navarra Hospital Complex. Professor of Bioengineering at Public University of Navarra. 

Dr. Gurtubay holds a Bachelor and a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Navarra, Spain.

Agustín Canales

Currently, Agustin is located in London, and he is the Chief Executive Officer for United Kingdom & Iberia in Exactech Inc. American multinational orthopedics as well as the President of the Spanish Federation of Medical Devices Company-FENIN.

Agustión holds an MSc in Engineering and a Postgraduate in the London Business School.