Sisco Sapena is the co-founder, CEO and President of Lleida.net, which he calls "a 25-year-old startup." Today, the company is a pocket multinational, with subsidiaries in 19 countries and listed on three stock markets, Spain, France and the United States (BMEGROWTH: LLN, EURONEXT: ALLLN and OTCQX: LLEIF).
He has successfully passed all the stages of financing a company, from the sale of his own motorcycle to having funds to create Lleida.net in 1995, going through the rain of funds from a venture capital in 2007, an IPO in the Spanish secondary market in 2015 and finally become the only triple-listed Spanish company to ring the bell again in December 2018 and November 2020.
Today the value of the company on the stock market is more than 100 million euros, and it is one of the companies that has grown the most in value in Europe since the beginning of 2020.
Chief Administrative Officer
Arrate Usandizaga is the CFO of Lleida.net since 2017. She also serves the company as a member of the Board of Directors. She joined the company as an Auditor and Risk Manager in 2011, and climbed the ranks to become a Chief Administrative Officer and later, the company's CFO.
An auditor by trade, she previously worked in Pricewaterhousecoopers between 2006 and 2010.
She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Deusto, Spain's oldest private university. She has also undertaken the Women on Boards couse from the IESE Business School - University of Navarra.
Head of Interconnection Officer
With 12 years of experience in Telecommunications, Beatriz is Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering and Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and TU Delft (The Netherlands). She graduated in Management Development IESE Munich-Barcelona.
She worked at Orange España and later in Deloitte as IT auditor. In 2008 she joined Lleida.net at the Routing Department. She enhanced her responsibilities in 2014 when she was appointed Chief Interconnection Officer to develop and to execute Interconnection strategies. Currently she is responsible for redefining the business strategy of the SMS business line.
Chief Operations Officer MEAAP
Manuel contributes to the Lleida.net project with his extensive domestic and international experience, having studied Engineering and Computer Science, as well as Executive MBA at Babson College.
His most recent professional experience takes place in the international framework for Novell Inc., VeriSign Inc., Jamcracker, S21sec, Al Fahad Security, NEC Europe and NEC Middle East, specializing in new business development and “Go to Market” strategies with Telecomm Operators and Services Providers in both public and private sectors around the world.
Chief Operations Officer Europe
Pablo Gracia Betorz
Chief eLatam Officer
Graduated in Labour Relations at the University of Murcia, postgraduate degree in Labour Law and MBA in Finance and Markets from ISPTB.
His career has always been linked to the financial sector. With over 10 years of experience in corporate and small company baking services, he has get a deep knowledge about project finance and investments. He will be responsible for expanding Lleida.net in Spain, Latam and to manage investors relations.
Jordi Ramón Piñol
Chief Technical Officer
Higher Technical Certificate in IT Development and Management Information Systems.
Professional Analyst Programmer with over 15 years of experience in the development of mobile messaging servers for multiple protocols and communication certification processes. The aim of the Technical department is to conceptualize solutions and to use strategies focused on Lleida.net technological advances and breakthroughs.
Chief Compliance Officer
Law degree from the UAB, Legal Practice Graduate at UAB and Master in Law and New Technologies by ESADE. CESCOM® Compliance Certification
With over ten years of experience in the field of law and technology, I lead Lleida.net regulatory compliance department, and I am in charge of the certifications in information security and qualified services in accordance with eIDAS Regulation. Being aware that developing a solid regulatory compliance framework is of crucial importance in providing confidence in Lleida.net's services, the Compliance Department is meant to be a benchmark for the company, as well as for its employees and for its community of users.
Jordi Figueras Ramon
Chief Project Officer
MSc degree in Telematics by the UPC, and graduated in Electronic Technical Engineering from the UPC
He founded Conexis, one of the first Internet Access Providers in Spain,while studying his last year at the University. Since then Jordi has grown with Internet and Internet with him, managing international IP networks, managing Tier III and IV data centers, leading development and programming teams, auditing university security standards, companies and administration, managing multiple cyber security projects, implementing cloud computing, ISO regulations, etc.
Chief Customer Service Officer
Degree in Labour Relations from Escuela Superior de Relaciones Laborales, Lleida and with Law Studies, University of Lleida
With several years of experience in the Administrative and Financial fields, she joined Lleida.net team four years ago to take charge of the billing of the company. Now she is leading the Customer Service team, contributing with her expertise acquired during her professional career. Her main goal is to meet requirements of all our customers and clients.
Ignacio Javier Martínez Robledo
Chief Intellectual Property Officer
Graduated as an Industrial Engineer after spending one year in the Netherlands where he also studied "International Business and Marketing Studies" and with a postgraduate degree in Engineering in England, Ignacio joined the European Patent Office for 9 years where he was engaged in the fields of electronic-physics. He also attended the academy of patent examiners of the EPO in The Hague and in Munich. He returned to Spain and for over 10 years he worked in one of the leading industrial property agencies where he was responsible for the ICT patents.
He joins Lleida.net to lead the IP portfolio, to boost it and to develop it into a wide effective tool for the company business strategy.
Andrea Chordi Garriga
Chief HR Officer
Master in Human Resources and Labour Relations at IL3 (University of Barcelona). Trained in Family Constellations and NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) by the Gestalt Institute, Barcelona.
Solid background in the recruitment of IT staff and human capital development in corporations and multicultural environments. Permanently committed to the strategic role of Human Resources and its supporting role in any process of transformation and / or change.
Chief Business Development Officer
Technical Engineer in Computer Systems at University of Lleida, and currently undertaking and Master’s Degree in Open Software offered by Open University of Catalonia (UOC).
With over 5 years of experience, Eduard developed his final degree project in the field of human computer interaction. His knowledge and training in online marketing highlights his professional goals in acknowledging customer’s needs in order to provide flexible, intuitive and tailored solutions, thus making the process of digital transformation simple and effective.