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    Meet The Team!

    HECTOR

    PRIETO

    CEO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Hector is a repetition entrepreneur. His previous start-up (HyC) was acquired by Ericsson. Prior to YBVR, Hector was VP Media Sales Americas for Ericsson (FOX, Disney, AT&T, Century Link, etc.).

    In the past, he was one of the pioneers in the Cable business in Spain, building ONO. Cooking paella with friends is one of my passions.

    --

    "I am very energized when working with outstanding teams- this is the magic of YBVR!"

    SEBASTIAN

    AMENGUAL

    CTO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Sebastian is a technical mind with a strong passion for cutting edge technologies and immersive media. With a background in the video streaming industry, he has worked for Alcatel-Lucent, Telefónica and Ericsson, holding roles ranging from software development to technical sales management. . He used to play the electric guitar in a heavy metal band.

    --

    "Always reading, learning and dreaming about future technologies, curiosity has constantly been a defining characteristic of my personality"

    CONSTANTINO

    VILLAR

    COO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Constantino has worked in many different sectors as telco, sport, R&D in new materials and entertainment. He was the founder and CTO at HyC while it was acquired by Ericsson. He then moved to pre-sales activities in Ericsson Media, working with customers worldwide for several years.

    --

    "I am now leading the YBVR Spanish office, pushing hard for VR in the old continent!"

    VICTOR

    GARCÍA

    CSO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Victor has worked in strategic technology and business development in companies such as Deloitte, Colgate- Palmolive and Ericsson. He avoids business and strategy literature, preferring sci-fi, historial fiction and classics instead... and of course kid's cartoons (at least when he's watching those with his nephews... or are they just the excuse?).

    --

    " I have always strived to make a difference in the way users interact with technology, and VR has an unparalleled potential to do this in a completely paradigm-shifting way"

    LUIS C.

    BURGOS

    Operations Manager

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Luis is an experienced Solution Architect & Project Manager. Prior to his present work at YBVR, he has worked implementing Disaster Recovery solutions at the ING Bank in Belgium and Network Management centers around the world at Movistar, Orange, Ono, France Telecom, Vodafone, etc... He sees himself as an owl who likes night-life more than daylight, and enjoys going out, dancing salsa until the sun comes up.

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    "I like to make IT operations as smooth and transparent as possible. Looking forward for YBVR to be the best in class."

    VINICIUS

    JUCÁ

    Head of Product Development

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Originally from Recife, Brazil, he recently moved to Madrid to work for the future of live streaming. Vinicius has developed and delivered solutions ranging from TV technology to AI. He is a dog-person who spends his free time building drones, playing the guitar, reading about pretty much any subject and exercising.

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    "I am enthusiastic about learning new things and  bridging the gap between fiction and reality, believing in VR/AR as the next step."

    JYOTSNA

    KADIMI

    Product Manager

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Jyo is a Young Entertainment Professional passionate about product design and  development through research. Graduated with a Masters in Electrical Engineering, she worked on VR/AR/MxR projects at USC Gamepipe Lab, Disney ABC, Warner Bros and USC Institute of Creative Technologies. She can have Hyderabadi chicken biryani for breakfast, lunch and dinner!!

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    "I want to unlock the boundless possibilities through immersive media tech."

    VATHSAL

    VEENA SHASHIDHAR

    Software Developer

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Vathsal is a computer graphics enthusiast who graduated from USC with a Master’s in Computer Graphics. He has worked on projects pertaining to Physics Based Simulation, Image Processing, Computer Graphics and VR at the IMSC lab, Mixed Reality Lab and at DreamWorks Animation. He absolutely swears by the iconic quote by Julia Childs: “People who love to eat are always the best people”.

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    "Being a developer by profession, a designer by passion, and an esthete by heart, I am constantly striving to explore the nexus between technology and human experiences."

    MIGUEL ANGEL

    MARTÍNEZ

    Project & Business Development

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Miguel Angel has a Master degree in Telecommunication Engineering and Business. With a wide experience in internet infrastructure, B2B telco international business and digital content distribution over internet, he is passionate about new business models, technology and innovation when they improve people’s lives. He loves reading and writing, he has published some poetry and novels.  

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    "VR is opening new boundaries for media experience we are just beginning to understand. I’m lucky to be working in this early stage of the future. "

    JOSE

    CUBERO

    Head of Engineering

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Jose has a strong background in media delivery product development and deployment. With special interest in VR, video streaming and 3D graphics, he got a Master degree in Telecommunication Engineering and an Advances Studies Degree (Ph Program) from UPM, Spain. He has worked for leading companies in the industry, such as Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent and has 8 publications among journals and patents. He loves to turn ideas into reality and to make things happen. He also loves to expend time with family and friends.

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    "This time VR is here to stay and we will be there to provide the streaming technology necessary to make it happen. "

    ALEXANDRA

    VICENTE

    Software Developer

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

     Alex is a Computer Engineer finishing a Computer Graphics, video games and VR Master degree. She has participated in the development of two video games and worked in several Computer Graphics and VR Projects. Before joining YBVR, she was a Software Developer at Airbus on behalf of Altran. She was also employed as a Researcher at the Human Brain Project and collaborated at Altran Innovation. She loves playing video games and watching Netflix. Lately, she has been learning  to play the electric guitar.

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    "I strongly believe Virtual Reality is the next technology revolution and I'm proud of being part of it!" 

    VICTORIA

    WONG

    UI/UX Designer

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Victoria is a Hawaii-native who thrives on the innovative environment of Silicon Valley. She deeply believes in the power and effectiveness of user-centered design and hopes to elevate the user's experience in virtual reality.  With a background in UI/UX design, graphic design, marketing, and creative thinking, she is excited to dive head first into the unknown realms of design in virtual reality. When not designing, she loves rummaging at garage sales, sampling new restaurants, and exploring new places.

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    "Diving into VR is unlike any other experience and I am excited to contribute to building the best

    user-experience yet." 

    HECTOR

    PRIETO

    CEO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Hector is a repetition entrepreneur. His previous start-up (HyC) was acquired by Ericsson. Prior to YBVR, Hector was VP Media Sales Americas for Ericsson (FOX, Disney, AT&T, Century Link, etc.).

    In the past, he was one of the pioneers in the Cable business in Spain, building ONO. Cooking paella with friends is one of my passions.

    --

    "I am very energized when working with outstanding teams- this is the magic of YBVR!"

    SEBASTIAN

    AMENGUAL

    CTO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Sebastian is a technical mind with a strong passion for cutting edge technologies and immersive media. With a background in the video streaming industry, he has worked for Alcatel-Lucent, Telefónica and Ericsson, holding roles ranging from software development to technical sales management. . He used to play the electric guitar in a heavy metal band.

    --

    "Always reading, learning and dreaming about future technologies, curiosity has constantly been a defining characteristic of my personality"

    CONSTANTINO

    VILLAR

    COO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Constantino has worked in many different sectors as telco, sport, R&D in new materials and entertainment. He was the founder and CTO at HyC while it was acquired by Ericsson. He then moved to pre-sales activities in Ericsson Media, working with customers worldwide for several years.

    --

    "I am now leading the YBVR Spanish office, pushing hard for VR in the old continent!"

    VICTOR

    GARCÍA

    CSO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Victor has worked in strategic technology and business development in companies such as Deloitte, Colgate- Palmolive and Ericsson. He avoids business and strategy literature, preferring sci-fi, historial fiction and classics instead... and of course kid's cartoons (at least when he's watching those with his nephews... or are they just the excuse?).

    --

    " I have always strived to make a difference in the way users interact with technology, and VR has an unparalleled potential to do this in a completely paradigm-shifting way"

    Meet The Team!

    HECTOR

    PRIETO

    CEO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Hector is a repetition entrepreneur. His previous start-up (HyC) was acquired by Ericsson. Prior to YBVR, Hector was VP Media Sales Americas for Ericsson (FOX, Disney, AT&T, Century Link, etc.).

    In the past, he was one of the pioneers in the Cable business in Spain, building ONO. Cooking paella with friends is one of my passions.

    --

    "I am very energized when working with outstanding teams- this is the magic of YBVR!"

    SEBASTIAN

    AMENGUAL

    CTO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Sebastian is a technical mind with a strong passion for cutting edge technologies and immersive media. With a background in the video streaming industry, he has worked for Alcatel-Lucent, Telefónica and Ericsson, holding roles ranging from software development to technical sales management. . He used to play the electric guitar in a heavy metal band.

    --

    "Always reading, learning and dreaming about future technologies, curiosity has constantly been a defining characteristic of my personality."

    CONSTANTINO

    VILLAR

    COO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Constantino has worked in many different sectors as telco, sport, R&D in new materials and entertainment. He was the founder and CTO at HyC while it was acquired by Ericsson. He then moved to pre-sales activities in Ericsson Media, working with customers worldwide for several years.

    --

    "I am now leading the YBVR Spanish office, pushing hard for VR in the old continent!"

    VICTOR

    GARCÍA

    CSO and Co-founder

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Victor has worked in strategic technology and business development in companies such as Deloitte, Colgate- Palmolive and Ericsson. He avoids business and strategy literature, preferring sci-fi, historial fiction and classics instead... and of course kid's cartoons (at least when he's watching those with his nephews... or are they just the excuse?).

    --

    " I have always strived to make a difference in the way users interact with technology, and VR has an unparalleled potential to do this in a completely paradigm-shifting way."

    JUAN

    TORRES

    Software Developer

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Juan is a geek with a strong background in Image Acquisition systems and Computer Vision. Before joining YBVR, he ran the Camera module department of BQ. He obtained a PhD in Computer Vision from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid where he led multiple R&D projects on Machine Learning. He is in love with science and technology and how the mankind can take advantage of them. He lives to ride his motorcycles and listen to Thrash Metal music. He also loves all kinds of sports, books, and movies.

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    "I am amazed at progress of technology and hope to use my knowledge and experience to advance VR technology.

    ENRIQUE

    PRIETO

    Engineering Intern

    • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

    Enrique is currently studying Computer Science at Virginia Tech with graduation set in May of 2018. He is eager to prove himself in the world of virtual reality and to learn as much as possible from it. Last but not least, Enrique is a huge soccer fan who is still enjoying Real Madrid's consecutive Champions League wins in 2016-2017.

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    "The realm of virtual reality is vast and I am eager to learn and contribute to its development.