Alberto Taha Barriuso
Head of Innovation, Director of Aena Ventures
Alberto Taha Barriuso, Aeronautical Engineer and Master in air transport and Airport Management by Polytechnic University of Madrid and Master in Commercial and Marketing. He has worked in the air sector for more than 15 years in different areas like airport design, operations, commercial, and maintenance. Nowadays he is in charge of the Innovation unit in Aena (Spanish Airport management company, in charge of airport network in Spain, 46 airports and 275 Million pax in 2019, and 23 airports abroad in Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, Colombia, and Jamaica), and he is the responsible of AenaVentures program, the acceleration program related with Open Innovation, in which 5 startups are being accelerated to test their solutions, and they have the challenge to reach a 2 million euro contract at the end of the acceleration phase.