Jacobo Penide is the founder of HANDYTRONIC, a start up established in 2016, created with the vision of improving the quality of life through disruptive mobility and brain – health solutions.
He is CEO of TELECON GALICIA Corporation, a group of companies based in La Coruña, in the North West of Spain, specialized in the design, development and manufacturing of technology for inventory intelligence in retail and industry.
Penide is also the founder of TELECON METERING, a company focused in the design and manufacturing of Smart Energy Solutions for Utilities.
He has strong experience in the creation and business development of high tech projects and the international expansion of operations as a result of multiple projects developed mainly in Latin America, Middle East and Europe.
Jacobo is the founder and promoter of the Chair in Bioinformatics and Brain Health with the University of La Coruña, in Spain, focused on research in the field of Artificial Intelligence applied to Brain Health, training and dissemination of neuroscience and technology
Prior to his position at TELECON, he founded ARANTIA in 2006, a startup focused in the design and development of IPTV platforms and worked at TELEVES GROUP as Director of the Digital Home Division internationally.
He is a Telecom Engineer from the University of Vigo and holds a Master in Business Administration from IESIDE in Spain.