Abel Garcia Lopez is Bluetab’s CEO of Mexico. As CEO, Abel oversees all the activities in the region. Prior to Bluetab, he was a Consultant at Management Solutions and an Analyst at BNP Paribas – Cetelem. Abel holds a degree in ICT Management and Digital Innovation from IE Business School and a degree Economics from Complutense University of Madrid.
Abel is passionate about architecture and 20th and 21st century contemporary urbanism and he bases much of his travel around visiting works by Le Corbusier and Ricardo Legorreta. In addition to travel he enjoys movies and long dinners with good friends.
Alvaro Tamayo is Bluetab’s Global Account Director. He leads the BBVA account worldwide with a focus on data analytics, innovation and digital transformation of business channels. Prior to Bluetab, he held senior roles at Fujitsu, Santander Bank, and Everis. Alvaro holds a degree in Industrial Engineering in Industrial Organization and Mechanics, a masters in Marketing and Business Management from ESIC Business School, and an MBA from Comillas Pontifical University.
For many years, he also volunteered at a residence for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. Today he enjoys spending most of his free time with his growing family and friends. And, of course playing sports – football, tennis, mountain biking. So you can forget nursery rhymes, in his house they sing football anthems.
Carlos Méndez is Bluetab’s Chief Operations Officer. As COO, he oversees the company’s IT strategy, processes and organization. He also sits on the board of Capitan Nugget, a Bluetab backed fitness startup. Prior to Bluetab, he founded two companies, Ameu8 and Fitalent, was a Partner at Everis and served as a helmsman in the Navy. Carlos holds a degree in Finance from IEB (Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles), in Advanced Management from IESE, and in Physics and Electronics from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
Originally from Venezuela, raised in Galicia, he has lived around the world and throughout Spain. Carlos enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, watchmaking, classic philosophy and proverbs, travel, sports and classic motorcycles. You just might see him driving around Madrid on his Triumph Bonneville t100.
Cristina León Arias is Bluetab’s Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Cristina oversees the accounting, business support, financial planning, auditing and analysis. She has 15 years of experience in multinational companies, consultancy and the construction sector. She holds degrees in Business Administration and an MBA from IE (Instituto de Empresa).
Cristina dedicates most of her free time to husband and two girls, but you can also catch her horseback riding, racecars (read speed), baking, adventure books, the first days of summer on the beach, and crocheting – she might even make you something if you ask nicely.
Enrique de los Ríos (Madrid, Spain, 1972) is Chief Technologist of the privately held Bluetab Solutions Group, SL, and a top technology expert. He leads the company’s R&D and Innovation Centre, Bluetab Labs, where he focuses on AI and Deep Learning. Enrique has been involved with Bluetab since its beginning in 2006 and became a Partner in 2008.
Prior to Bluetab, Enrique worked as a Consultant for Nimbus, a software service company created by Bluetab Co-Founder, Tom Uhart. Enrique started his professional career as Programmer for Telefonica, and went on to become an IT Project Manager for Amena (Orange), and a Programmer for mCentric. Enrique holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Madrid (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM).
Enrique is a geek at heart whose love of technology extends back to his first ZX Spectrum computer at age 10. A father of four, when time permits, he’s also an avid chess player – a hobby he picked up and started studying seriously in 2008.
Ivan Martin is Bluetab’s Next Generation Operations Business Unit Manager. Ivan oversees the development of the company’s offering and growth in the region. Prior to Bluetab, he was a manager at Everis. Ivan holds a degree in executive management from IESE Business School.
Ivan loves sports, and has played just about all of them at least once, including pole vaulting. His favourite was football, which he played semi-professionally competing at European level. He also ran a small sports event company to organise football tournaments, until he realised that his true talent was in programming.
Jose Angel Zurdo is Bluetab’s CEO of Spain. As CEO, Jose oversees all activities in the region. Prior to Bluetab he was a Consultant for Everis. Jose holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications from Comillas Pontifical University (ICAI).
Jose Angel played handball on a national level for more than 20 years and coached teams for more than 10. He retired from handball in 2009, but still enjoys playing sports like paddle, running, pilates and chasing after his three kids. He’s currently working on becoming a basketball coach – a sport he has become addicted to thanks to his son.
Jose Luis López is the Co-founder and Managing Director of the privately held Bluetab Solutions Group, SL. He manages the company’s operations and strategic relations. Jose Luis created Bluetab together with Co-founder Tom Uhart in 2006 to help companies with their digital transformation needs – a service they saw underrepresented outside of Silicon Valley.
Prior to Bluetab, he was a Tech Analyst for Airtel-Vodafone and CEO of Nimbus Systems. Jose-Luis holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications from Comillas Pontifical University (ICAI).
Luis Malagón is Bluetab’s Data Solutions Business Unit Manager. He oversees product development and implementation. Prior to Bluetab, he spent several years as an Experienced Senior Consultant at Deloitte in their Enterprise Risk Services division. Luis holds a degree in Computer Engineering from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM).
In his free time, Luis enjoys playing rugby, something he has done for over 20 years, including participating in the División de Honor, the top club competition in Spain’s rugby union league.
Tom Uhart (Oxfordshire, UK, 1973) is the Co-founder, Chairman and Partner of the privately held Bluetab Solutions Group, SL. He manages the company’s strategy and shareholder relations. Tom created Bluetab together with Co-founder Jose Luis López in 2006 to help companies with their digital transformation needs – a service they saw underrepresented outside of Silicon Valley.
Prior to Bluetab, Tom served in several business and technology development roles, including founding the successful software services company Nimbus in 2001. He started his professional career as a Consultant for IBM in London, and went on to become a Telecoms Consultant for AMS (CGI) in Denver and Madrid, an Analyst for Credit Suisse First Boston in London, a Chief Architect for Amena (Orange), and a Wireless Investment Analyst for a London based VC fund. Tom holds a Degree in Mathematics from University College, London.
Tom is a keen scuba diver and certified Padi instructor – a passion he picked up while volunteering on a coral reef study with the University of Belize. Above water, he enjoys cycling and spending time with his family.
Xabier Zuazo Perez is Bluetab’s CEO of Peru. As CEO, Xabier oversees all activities in the region. Prior to Bluetab, he was a Consultant at Ernst & Young and at Management Solutions. Xabier holds an MBA from ESIC Business & Marketing School, and in Business Administration from the University of the Basque Country (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea).
He’s passionate about the mountains, motorcycling and is a self proclaimed ‘frustrated footballer’.