Jose Miguel Cansado

Jose Miguel Cansado is an international executive in the technology industry. After eight years in Asia Pacific, he is settling back in Madrid, with the goal to help technology startups in Spain, and advice companies in industries dealing with disruption.

During his assignments in Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur, he helped Alcatel-Lucent develop the Multimedia and Mobile Communications markets across Asia Pacific.

Prior to that Jose Miguel was leading sales support for the Alcatel Applications division in Spain and Latin America, supporting the largest Intelligent Network platforms in Latin America, as well as the beginnings of Mobile Internet and Mobile Video in Spain. He started his career in IBM as a Product Engineer in the Networking division, supporting the launch of the fist private ATM networks in Europe.

Frequent speaker at industry events such as CommunicAsia and Future TV, Jose Miguel graduated in Telecommunications Engineering in Valencia and holds an Executive MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, and a Marketing Telecommunications postgraduate from INSEAD, Fontainebleau.

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In his first fiction work, Digital Renaissance, he uses his own experience in business, in Asia and in the technology industry to write a story about a dreamer, about startups and about pursuing your own beliefs. An entertaining reading for any entrepreneur and engineer that feels young at heart.

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