Bullnet Gestión SGEIC, S. A.
Javier Ulecia, (1962), graduated from the Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, as an aeronautical engineer. He holds an MBA from the H.E.C. School of Management, Paris.
Since October 2001, Mr. Ulecia is devoted to the management of Bullnet Gestión. He is a member of the Board of all the portfolio companies of Bullnet Capital I and II. He is also a member of the board of three non-technology companies (Reebok Sports Club, Image Fitness and Mangas).
In April 2000, Mr. Ulecia co-founded and became Chief Executive Officer of Doing a Venture Capital firm specialized in technology related projects that managed a first fund of € 50MM, initially fully committed by Multitel (Spanish investor in the telecom sector).
Prior to joining Doing, Mr. Ulecia was Senior Manager at Bain & Company, the international strategy consulting firm, where he worked for more than five years, first in the Paris office and, since September 1996, in Madrid. At Bain, Mr. Ulecia advised senior management of major Spanish and international companies on strategic issues, focusing primarily on corporate strategy, sales &marketing, mergers&acquisitions and operations. He was an active member of Bain’s Worldwide Telecom/Technology and E-Commerce practices, as well as of Bain’s Private Equity consulting practice, executing strategic due diligence on major deals for pan-European investors.
Mr. Ulecia began his career with Renault in France as a Project Manager of its Research and Development Division, where he participated in projects developing on board telecommunication devices.
Mr. Ulecia is an associated teacher at Instituto de Empresa, the Spanish business school. He also participates on a regular basis as a speaker or jury in Venture Capital forums and conferences.
Miguel del Cañizo, (1964), graduated from the Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, as a telecommunications engineer.
Since October 2001, Mr. del Cañizo is devoted to the management of Bullnet Gestión. He is a member of the Board of all the portfolio companies of Bullnet Capital I and II.
In June 2000 Mr. del Cañizo was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Doing.
Prior to joining Doing, Mr. del Cañizo worked for Hewlett Packard Consulting as Director of its Spanish Telecom and Service Provider unit. He developed the unit’s activities from the beginning and served as its main executive. As such, he defined the sales and marketing strategy; recruited, trained and motivated the team of consultants and engineers; closed agreements with other system integrators; decided the investment areas and the required resources; and was directly involved in the definition, sale and execution of the most critical or innovative solutions.
Under Mr. del Cañizo´s leadership, HP’s Telecom and Technology consulting unit reached annual sales of $15 MM in less than four years of operations and at that time employed more than 100 professionals. During that time, the unit worked for almost all the telecom operators and service providers in Spain. Mr. del Canizo managed the conception, design and development of several software products that have been deployed on dozens of telco operators and Service providers worldwide and have become part of HP Openview product standard catalogue (as HP Openview Service Activator).
Before HP, Mr. del Cañizo worked in the IT Division of Renault in France, where he managed a central support group specialized in network and communications projects.
Mr. del Canizo participates regularly as a speaker or jury in Venture Capital forums and conferences.
José Luis Gómez, (1980), graduated from the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, as Computer Engineer, first in his class, and holds a Master's Degree in Finance.
In December 2009, he joined Bullnet Gestión as an investments analyst, aiding the managers to identify new investment oportunities as well as with the management of the portfolio companies from an operational standpoint.
Prior to joining Bullnet, Mr. Gómez worked for Hewlett Packard as financial analyst and IT consultant in several roles.
Carmen Arenzana, (1968),holds a degree in Economics (concentration in finance) from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and completed an Executive Management Program at IESE Business School in 2007.
Carmen joined Bullnet Gestión in 2001 as the CFO. She is responsible for the financial and legal reporting as well as for providing legal/financial support and assistance to portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Bullnet, Carmen was the CFO of ACE (an investment company in Spain) and held management positions at KA International (International Business Development Department), Schering and Plough Group (Finance Department) and IDAE (International Relations Department).