Ernest Pérez-Mas

CEO, Parlem Telecom

Ernest Pérez-Mas

Speaker Bio


Born in 1963 in Barcelona, Ernest Pérez-Mas is telecommunications engineer from the Ramon Llull University (URL), diploma in marketing and sales from ESADE and diploma in general management from IESE. Since 2014 he is chairman and CEO of Grup Parlem, the first large telecommunications group of Catalan origin, founded by himself. Pérez-Mas has a long professional career that began selling and repairing computers at a local manufacturer (1987), then working for the telecommunications operator Alcatel, Lannet, Lucent Technologie and the multinational Avaya. He has also been European Director of Witness Systems and Director of Southern Europe at ShoreTel. In 2013 he became responsible for the mobility hub of the Mobile World Capital Barcelona. Over the years, Pérez-Mas has founded several companies such as the AI platform, Active Career (2005), Artificial Security Technologies (2007) and Evolution Telecom Iberia (2012). Finally, together with several investors, in 2014 he founded Parlem Telecom, which later became a public limited company and that in the summer of 2021 entered the stock market. In the personal sphere, Ernest Pérez-Mas is married to a pharmacist, has three children and likes rugby and rollerblading. With family ties in the Penedès region, since 2015, he has been producing wine under the Heretat Mascorrubí brand in Pla de Manlleu and, recently, he has also entered the world of gourmet food and catering as a majority partner of the centenary and popular Colmado Múrria, at Barcelona's Eixample