Who we are

2gether is using the latest technologies and promoting collaboration among users and innovators to build the most fair, global and competitive financial ecosystem in the world.


Salvador Casquero Salvador Casquero
Salvador Casquero

Salvador has over 25 years of experience in the banking sector. His career has spanned a number of banks including JPMorgan London, BBVA, La Caixa and Banco Sabadell. He has held roles in FX trading and as Electronic Business Director. He holds an Industrial Engineering degree from La Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICAI). Salvador has been researching and building concepts on blockchain since 2010.

His areas of responsibility include: the technology platform, blockchain developments, the API marketplace, compliance and innovation.

Salvador Carrillo Salvador Carrillo
Salvador Carrillo

Salvador has 20 years of experience in digital business. He is founder of Mobile Dreams, a Spanish leader mobile consultancy firm and  venture builder. He is investor and co-founder at mediaSmart, a leading adtech European mobile programmatic company; GELT a cashback wallet for FMCG brands and supermarkets; and Moviplans (an e/m-commerce solution sold to DIA Group in 2015). He is also private investor at wasabijobs. Since 2014, Salvador is part of Endeavor’s entrepreneurs network.

Areas of responsibility in 2gether includes: customer experience, finance and business development (sales and partnerships) and strategy.


Founding partners

Luis Estrada Luis Estrada
Luis Estrada
Founding Partner

Luis is CEO and Co-Founder at three international companies: BI Geek, a Business intelligence and BIG Data consulting firm; Mirai Advisory, a boutique consulting firm for ALM and Structural Risk (Interest Rate Risk and Liquidity Risk); and Tadaima, a UI/UX studio design. This group of companies currently operate in the USA, Spain, Mexico and Chile with over 80 employees around the globe. He has over 15 years of experience leading IT consulting projects in Tier 1 financial institutions.

Luis is a graduate in Computer Engineering from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICAI).

Areas of responsibility in 2gether include: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Functional Analysis, and Platform Development.

Antonio García-Urgelés Antonio García-Urgelés
Antonio García-Urgelés
Founding Partner

Antonio is a founding partner and advisor of several technology companies. Antonio helps to build sustainable mobile-first businesses. He is an investor in several companies and advisor in VC.

Antonio help building sustainable mobile-first businesses, he is investor in several companies and advisor in VC.

Adolfo Ibarra Adolfo Ibarra
Adolfo Ibarra
Founding Partner

Adolfo has over 30 years of experience in the technology sector with an emphasis on the software industry within which he has blended his passion for innovation and strategic thinking to develop successful business strategies.

He has deep business knowledge gained in different management positions in companies of all sizes ranging from IPSA, a spanish software startup he founded in the 1980s, the worldwide enterprise software leader SAP.

Areas of responsibility in 2gether includes: Strategy, Business Development.

The team

Víctor Dertiano Víctor Dertiano
Víctor Dertiano

Victor has more than 10 years of experience in information systems and business intelligence projects. He has worked in tier 1 and tier 2 financial entities organizing, managing, and implementing the information systems within the financial sector.

He is an expert in the design of business intelligence and big data architecture. His experience encompasses the design and development of all components of said architecture including reporting systems and modules of data extraction, transformation and load. He specializes in project planning and team coordination.

He is a Senior Manager at BI Geek. He currently coordinates the development of the 2gether platform.

Alvaro Estrada Alvaro Estrada
Alvaro Estrada
UI/UX Design Director

Alvaro has over 15 years of digital design experience. He has worked for a number of high profile clients including Nike, Red Bull, Condé Nast and Vodafone. After spending a significant portion of time as both a digital designer and an art director for various advertising agencies, he joined Mobile Dreams Factory where he leads the company’s design team. After five years he joined The Cocktail to work as a Senior UI/UX designer.

In April of 2016 he opened Tadaima, a digital design and development studio, where he leads 2gether’s product design.

Rafael Ríos Rafael Ríos
Rafael Ríos
Head of Blockchain/Backend

Rafael is a software architect passionate about the impact of technology. He has blended both professional working environments with start ups in order to gain a wide breadth of experience. This has allowed him to observe both ongoing large projects and projects that have started from the very beginning. Due to this wide experience he is capable in microservice architecture, service oriented architecture, distributed architecture, and infrastructure management.

He is a Manager at BI Geek. He currently works in the design, development and implementation of the blockchain and backend architecture at 2gether. He is enthusiastic about emerging technologies and solving complex problems with the latest solutions. He is currently completing the Certified Ethereum Developer course.

Cyril Álvarez Cyril Álvarez
Cyril Álvarez
Blockchain Developer

Cyril has over 7 years experience in the Financial Industry working for hedge funds, private banks and brokerage firms, as a Sales/Execution Trader Cyril has covered major european institutional investors in London and Geneva. He also possesses a solid foundation in programming languages, including: JavaScript, MEAN stack and Solidity. He is a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Blockchain Developer (CBD), Solidity Developer (CSD) & Smart Contract Developer (CSCD) with a broad knowledge of Cryptocurrencies.

He currently works on blockchain development and deployment at 2gether.

Esther Cáceres Esther Cáceres
Esther Cáceres
Financial Data Scientist

Esther is a Senior Consultant at Mirai Advisory with expertise in financial markets with an emphasis on risk management. She has multiple years of work experience, from Asset and Liability Management (ALM) Consulting to Structured Financial Product Valuation. These experiences have led her to become a acquire a deep insight of finance and alternative modeling techniques: non-maturity deposit behavior, prepayments, default risk, Monte Carlo simulation and more.

She is working at 2gether defining and developing the credit scoring and the forecasting models.

Manuel Valero Manuel Valero
Manuel Valero
Big Data Developer

Manuel is a big data professional with multiple years of work experience. He has worked as Senior Consultant in projects within the most important financial entities. He is currently a developer at 2gether utilising big data technologies such as Apache Spark, Cassandra and others.

Manuel is a Senior Consultant at BI Geek, working fulltime at 2gether.

Javier de la Rosa Javier de la Rosa
Javier de la Rosa
Big Data Developer

Javier is a software engineer with an emphasis on data analytics utilising ETL processing and big data technology. He has experience in several prominent financial entities. His role at 2gether is the development and design of the architecture utilised in big data projects. In addition, he works on defining and developing machine learning models to predict and cluster data set information.

Javier is a Senior Consultant at BI Geek, working fulltime at 2gether.

Antonio Caravaca Antonio Caravaca
Antonio Caravaca
Cloud System Administrator

Antonio is responsible for the cloud system infrastructure at 2gether. He is additionally responsible for the infrastructure at Mirai Advisory, BI Geek, and Tadaima across the group in the USA, Spain, Mexico and Chile.

He has defined and implemented multiple architectures, both in-house and cloud based for Tier 1 banks in several consulting projects and has thorough knowledge of technologies such as AWS, Google Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes and more.

Francisco Guerrero Francisco Guerrero
Francisco Guerrero
Big Data Developer

Francisco is a technical computer engineer who holds a Masters Degree in Big Data and Analytics. He has more than six years of professional experience in Business Intelligence and Big Data projects in the banking sector, with knowledge of Spark, Scala, Hadoop, SQL & NoSQL Data Bases, and ETL tools.

He is currently a Supervisor at BI Geek. He is working at 2gether as a developer of the information system with big data technology.

Alberto Vázquez Alberto Vázquez
Alberto Vázquez
Big Data Developer

Alberto is an expert in business intelligence and big data solutions. He is specialised in building customized interactive reports and dashboards using the most relevant reporting tools such as Tableau, MicroStrategy, and QlikView.

He is experienced in modeling and querying database(s) with technologies like Erwin, SQL-Server or Oracle 12g and big data technologies such as Cassandra, Spark and others. His career revolves around the design and development of customized solutions for regulatory compliance and management in the banking field.

He is a Senior Consultant at BI Geek and is working fulltime at 2gether developing the reporting module.

Saad Khalid Saad Khalid
Saad Khalid
Big Data Developer

Saad is a telecommunications engineer who is passionate about learning new big data technologies. His experience has been centered around developing distributed data processing processes and Java backend development.

He is currently working in the development team of 2gether, contributing to the platform development using Big Data technologies such as Spark, Cassandra and Scala.

He is a Big Data Developer at BI Geek, working fulltime at 2gether.

Javi Sánchez Javi Sánchez
Javi Sánchez
Backend Developer

Javi is a professional backend developer with more than 15 years of experience in the technology sector. He has developed his career primarily through the management, design and development of backend applications oriented around web environments. He has worked for both major companies and startups. Most of his projects have been focused on the design of Java architectures under the Spring framework. He has additionally completed projects in other technologies (.NET, Python, Ruby on Rails, Symphony, etc ...).

He is a Supervisor at BI Geek, working fulltime at 2gether.

Diego Fernández Diego Fernández
Diego Fernández
Backend Developer

Diego is a software developer specialised in development utilising cutting edge technologies such as the Spring Framework, Hibernate, Web Services, SQL/NoSQL databases like Oracle 12g and MongoDB. In addition, he has and can utilise other libraries to improve efficiency where necessary.

He has experience enhancing the development process utilising tools such as Git, to manage project versions, and Maven for project management and libraries. He is knowledgeable regarding both banking and financial products.

He is a Senior Consultant at BI Geek, working fulltime at 2gether.

Antonio Gracia Antonio Gracia
Antonio Gracia
Backend Developer

Antonio is a programmer with a particular interest in backend development with technologies like Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Boot, with database knowledge both of SQL (Mysql, Oracle, SqlServer) and NoSQL(Cassandra).

He has worked on a number of web service projects utilising Jenkins, Maven, Git and other tools to improve the efficiency of the projects.

He is a Backend Developer at BI Geek, working fulltime at 2gether.

Javier Miguel Javier Miguel
Javier Miguel
Head of Frontend Development

Javier is the CTO at SmartNode. He is an IT professional with more than 20 years of experience creating digital services, digital products, managing development teams, and driving projects to success in a variety of sectors.

He is specialized in iOS, hybrid and web technologies, and backend architectures with micro-services. He is a Javascript, MogoDB and Backend Instructor in some of the foremost mobile and web coding bootcamps in Spain.

He is working in 2gether both coordinating frontend teams and coding modules.

Fernando Medina Fernando Medina
Fernando Medina
Frontend Developer

Fernando is a front end developer with more than five years of development experience and specializes in native Android applications, hybrid applications and backend development. He is knowledgeable in several programming languages and frameworks including Java Android, Kotlin, Angular, VueJS, Ionic, Node.js, PHP/Laravel, HTML, CSS, SQL & NoSQL Data Bases, and more. He recently graduated with a degree in Technologies Engineering and Telecommunication Services.

He is an App Developer at SmartNode, working fulltime at 2gether as a frontend developer of the Android application.

Stas Bandol Stas Bandol
Stas Bandol
Frontend Developer

Stas is an iOS app developer and consultant. He has been developing apps for multinational companies as well as for small businesses since the first iOS SDK release in 2008. He prioritizes high quality products and user experience.

He speaks four languages and has strong skills with Objective-C, Swift, and all major Apple technologies. He likes to perform backend development with Node.js, and is a heavy user of Photoshop & Sketch.

He is a freelance developer, working at 2gether as the frontend developer of the iOS application.

Álvaro Bernabéu de Yeste Álvaro Bernabéu de Yeste
Álvaro Bernabéu de Yeste
Business Analyst

Alvaro is a Business Analyst that is currently a Bachelor in Business Administration student at IE Business School. He has experience in a leading management consulting firm, where he has participated in several different projects in multiple industries. He has collaborated with 2gether to design the Initial Coin Offering as well as to define the business model, company purpose, addressable market and key drivers of 2gether.

Javier Pajarón Valero Javier Pajarón Valero
Javier Pajarón Valero
Business Analyst

Javier is a Business Analyst that is a student at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and is currently completing his Bachelor of Business Administration.

He has experience working at a top management consulting firm and has gained a broad understanding of the functioning of several industries. One of the primary industries with which he gained familiarity is the financial industry.

He works at 2gether by assisting on the design of the structure of the Initial Coin Offering as well as the definition of 2gether's business model.

Alejandro Tobar Alejandro Tobar
Alejandro Tobar

Alejandro has 15 years of financial management experience. He is an Engineer with MBA degree and founder of Mentoria Consultores a Spanish financial services firm. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Media Smart, an adtech European mobile programmatic company and Duplex Elevación a leading Spanish lift company.

He works at 2gether in the finance department.

Erika Álvarez Erika Álvarez
Erika Álvarez
UI/UX Sr. Designer

Erika is a Senior UI/UX designer with over 10 years of experience. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She began her career working in advertising agencies and digital advisory companies. She is passionate about design in all of its variations.

She specializes in digital product interface, interaction design and user experience, her work at Tadaima consists on helping clients optimize their products and creating a design system focused on achieving business needs.

She works at 2gether as part of the UX/UI team.

María Moreno María Moreno
María Moreno
UX/UI Designer

Maria is a UX/UI designer with a number of years of experience. She started her career in the audiovisual world and later shifted her focus towards digital design. A “grid without reticles” lover, she joined Tadaima with the mission of developing her UX/UI skills with projects that are less traditional, and have, in that sense, design freedom. She seeks to make an impact and create awesome user experiences.

She works at 2gether as part of the UX/UI team.

Sheila Ortega Sheila Ortega
Sheila Ortega
Visual Designer

Sheila is a Visual Designer with 5 years of experience in the digital sector. Sheila began her career at Mobile Dreams Factory, where she worked with the agency's UI / UX design department. Later, she started working at Comunica+A, working for clients like Banco Santander, Vodafone, BP and Real Madrid among others. A calligraphy and technology lover, she joined Tadaima as Visual Designer.

She works at 2gether as part of the UX/UI team.

Rogelio Segovia Rogelio Segovia
Rogelio Segovia

Rogelio is an expert in community currencies with two primary areas of interest: science and technology and societal issues. He has been prominent and active in both fields. He has held positions in the Government Information Society initiatives on societal issues, notably eLearning, as well as eHealth, eInclusion and Online Music. He was involved for over 15 years at the European Commission and was active in policy making, planning and the research programme implementation.

He has delivered numerous presentations in congresses and conventions, has published a number of articles, reports, and books. The includes several that have been marketing related. He has managed and completed dozens of Research Technology Development and Innovation projects. He has a number of capabilities surrounding teamwork, resource and strategic management. He has coordinated 22 Ministries of Education in IST policies at the EUN project.

He is a valuable asset at 2gether due to his indepth knowledge of cryptoworld, its theoretical workings on monetary reform, and social coins. He has developed various prototypes on the ethereum blockchain.

Rory Semple Rory Semple
Rory Semple
Marketing and Community Manager

Rory is a marketing professional with experience building brands in the Fintech space. Having lived in the USA, UK, Peru, India and currently in Spain, he has an entrepreneurial mindset and an honest approach to clients and business development.

Rory is experienced with, and holds certifications in, Google Analytics, AdWords, and Inbound Marketing. He is knowledgeable about Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Big Data, AI and NLP. Rory holds an MA Politics (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and a Masters in Management from IE Business School.

Carlos Martin Carlos Martin
Carlos Martin
Backend Developer

Carlos Martín is a software developer with a specialisation in backend engineering. He is passionate about the promises of new technology and constantly striving to learn new skills. He actively works with Maven, Spring framework, Hibernate, jsf and a variety of databases.

He holds certifications from CES Juan Pablo II and IES Antonio de Nebrija.

Dariusz Glowinski Dariusz Glowinski
Dariusz Glowinski
Blockchain Developer

Dariusz is an IT professional with extensive experience architecting and developing systems for Banks, Insurance and Telecommunication companies. He has significant experience leading development teams to completion. He is well versed in mobile and web technologies. He has recently become fascinated with the unique application and development of Blockchain Technology.

Dariusz holds MSc in Computer Science from Gdansk Technical University.

Edgard Zelaya Edgar Zelaya
Edgard Zelaya
System Architect

Edgard is a System Architect with more than 9 years of experience in IT, Consulting and Fintech sectors.

He is responsible for the cloud system infrastructure at 2gether and has a deep level of engagement in areas such as cloud computing, containers, and automation.

Edgard Holds a Masters in Computer Networking and Telecommunication from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Adrian Fernandez Adrian Fernandez
Adrián Fernández
Big Data Analyst

Adrián has several years of experience in Consulting and Project Management. He has also co-founded Siete60, a business intelligence consultancy group. He relishes the discover of new knowledge gained in a practical manner by learning and working in several fields. His current emphasis is Big Data technology and its application in the financial sector. He is experienced across Tableau, Spark, Scala, Cassandra, and Redshift.

He holds both a Bachelor in Computer Science and Networks and a Master in Big Data from U-tad University.

Pablo Jimenez Pablo Jimenez
Pablo Jimenez
Big Data Developer

Pablo is a Big Data Developer and passionate about the intricacies of Data Science.

He began his career in Big Data with an emphasis on the Financial Services sector. He's well versed in the support, maintenance and production of applications with Spark, Scala, Python and Shell Script.

He holds a Bachelors in Civil and Mining Engineering from the University of Córdoba, and a Masters in Business Administration from Pablo de Olavide University in Seville.

Mario Garcia Mario Garcia
Mario García
UX/UI Designer

Mario has several years of experience in UX/UI, Graphic Design, composition and conceptualization of digital products with an emphasis on user ease of use.

He has broad experience across several industries including advertising, financial and entrepreneurial sectors working with clients like IE University, Burger King, Mutua Madrileña, Banco Santander, Gas Natural Fenosa, Massimo Dutty, Iberia, RTVE and more. He successfully manages and coordinates graphic design projects from concept through completion.

His passions lie in clean and understandable design, pixel perfection and innovative thinking.

Leandro Hernandez Leandro Hernandez
Leandro Hernández
iOS Developer

Leandro is a passionate informatic engineer that has over ten years of experience in the technology industry.

He is an iOS developer and has solid foundational knowledge in the programming languages Swift and Objective C. He has contributed to, and lead, numerous FrontEnd projects utilising the MEAN stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS and Node.js). Recently, he has been involved in developing solutions for Fintech companies and startups, leading some innovative projects for mobile payments and iOS mobile apps.

He is a Senior iOS Developer, working full-time at 2gether.

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