Aleix Casals

Senior Business Development Manager for Startups, AWS

Speaker Bio

Aleix Casals is in charge of strategic partnerships at AWS Startups, focusing on Venture Capital firms in Spain and Portugal. He supports startups with fundraising, strategy, and going to market. In addition he is a mentor at Gate93, Investment fund targeting successful early stage European and Latin American companies, and advisor and Angel investor in several startups.

Aleix has spent 15 years in the tech sector. He was an early employee at Twitter, doing several roles, mainly in the revenue organization. During college, he set up his first company in the travel industry (€1M revenue); after selling his first startup, he joined Adman Media (ADTech sold to Acuity Ads).

Aleix holds a degree in Business Administration from Universitat Ramon Llull, with specialization on entrepreneurship by the Marquette University (US). In addition, he has an Executive Education from the Wharton Business School.