Strategy, Leadership and People

Bart Huisken

Bart Huisken

Bart Huisken holds an MSc in Telecommunications and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a visionary entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience. He worked at Ericsson in the Netherlands, Sweden and Australia. He founded SouthWing, a Bluetooth headset company backed by venture capital investors and sales of $17M. Additionally, he has co-founded 6 other companies in areas such as SaaS, IoT, AI, MedTech and Biotech. Bart is an angel investor, member of boards of directors, startup advisor and co-founder of Capitalismo Consciente Spain, and expert evaluator for the European Commission.

MBA - Master of Business Administration | , INSEAD

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Telecommunications (Master), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Avionics - Electronics (Master), Delft University of Technology

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Fiber optic, Kungliga Tekniska högskolan


Jury Member | Expert @ European Innovation Council, European Commission (2019-)

CEO + Co-founder, Celpax Engagement Solutions S.L (Stockholm Sweden, Barcelona) (2010-2017)

Chairman + Co-founder, Selectionable S.L. (Barcelona) (2009-2014)

General Manager , Tap & Tap Inc. (Boston USA, Barcelona) (2009-2012)

Founder and Chairman of the Board, SouthWing S.L. (Barcelona) (2008-2010)

Founder and Vice-Chairman of Sales, SouthWing S.L. (Chicago Atlanta, USA) (2006-2008)

Founder, General Manager and Chairman of the Board, SouthWing S.L. (Barcelona) (2001-2006)

Innovation Manager , Ericsson Corporate Marketing and Strategy Division (Melbourne, Australia) (1999-1999)

Business Manager Wireless Office, Ericsson Telstra Customer Business Unit (Melbourne, Australia) (1999-1999)