Juan Herranz

Managing Director

Juan Herranz, is the Managing Director of Proactive R&D. Juan performed his PhD in the Beam Instrumentation group of CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Juan has a MSc in Mechanical Engineering by Polytech Annecy-Chambery and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Juan’s professional experience is based in ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) where he has been working as Mechanical Beamline Engineer for the construction of 2 Beamlines, and at CERN where he participated as Mechanical Engineer, first in the construction and integration of the LHCb experiment and later in the Beam Instrumentation group, where he was in charge of the development, procurement and maintenance of differed beam instruments. Juan has a solid back ground in the field of accelerator technologies, he has attended specific training courses as USPAS (United States Particle Accelerator School), CAS (CERN Accelerator School) or JUAS (Joint Universities Accelerator School). Juan has good competencies in thermal and mechanical calculations, high precision mechanics and Ultra High Vacuum design requirements. Juan is someone innovative, pragmatic that enjoys a challenge and likes to share knowledge.


Álvaro Vizcaíno

MSc Electronics and Control Engineer

Alvaro has 10 years of professional experience as Engineer working on different research laboratories as Universidad de Castilla la Mancha (Spain) or ESS-Bilbao (Spain). Alvaro is a multidisciplinary Engineer able to perform electronic developments as well as mechanical design and system integration.


Elena Gimeno

Consultant at E2c Consulting

Elena Gimeno has studied a Business Administration Degree in Pompeu Fabra University and a Controlling Postgraduate Degree in the UPF Barcelona School of Management in Barcelona. She works as consultant for E2c Consulting, which offers business support to high technology-based companies like Proactive R&D and Alibava Systems. Here, she performs administrative and finance control tasks and has developed the Final Project of the Business Administration Degree for this company. It is called “International Commercial Plan for the EASy Launchment” and it is dedicated to one of the most recent products of Alibava Systems.


Andrea Mejías

Marketing and Communications

Andrea Mejías has studied Communications Degree at Universidad Monteávila (Caracas, Venezuela), Master in Communications and Advertisement Management at ESIC Business & Marketing School, and Master in Digital Marketing at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She performs the marketing and communications tasks of Proactive R&D and Alibava Systems.