VALENCIA 8th & 9th January 2015 speakers:

Joe teaches Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation in Business, Energy and Environment in the MBA Program as well as courses in the Executive Education Program. He is Faculty Chair of the University-wide Harvard Innovation Lab. His academic and professional work focuses on high-potential ventures, including both those formed as new companies and those formed within existing organizations. He is active in new ventures serving on the Boards and Senior Management Teams of numerous Venture Capital backed and NYSE-listed companies. Joe received his BS, MS and PhD from MIT and began his career at MIT’s Department of Ocean Engineering.



Manuel Broseta is a Graduate in Law from the University of Valencia and a he also has a postgraduate degree in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). He has done postgraduate courses in Georgetown (USA), King’s College (London) and Harvard (USA). Besides being the President of the Social Council of the University of Valencia and ADEIT, he is currently a member of the National Governing Council APD (Association for the Advancement of Management), President of the Conexus Foundation, Vice President of Manuel Broseta Foundation, head of the Legal Advisory Valencia Stock Exchange and a member of the Spanish Club of Arbitration, the Arbitration Court of Valencia, the French Chamber of Commerce and AVE (Valencian Business Association).


Máximo Buch Torralva is an industrial engineer specialised in Industrial Organization by the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) and MBA by IESE Business School of the University of Navarra. He was from 1992-2002 the delegate for the Valencian Community to the German Chamber of Commerce. As Minister of Economy, Industry, Tourism and Employment; Máximo Buch Torralva will give a welcome address at Clean Energy Entreprenurship and Investment January 2014 in Valencia.


Ken is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder with MIT friends of six high-tech companies in the US, Europe and China. Five of these ventures had successful IPOs or mergers; one was a disaster. They included 3Com Corporation and Aspen Technology, Inc. which started as an MIT spin off project funded by the US Department of Energy. Ken is a member of President Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE), and is an angel investor and/or advisor to a number of clean energy ventures, including Cambrian Innovation, FloDesign Wind Turbines and XL Hybrids, among others.