Juan has a Master Degree in Computer Science from the University of León and has more than 18 years experience on IT projects, the last 11 years of which have been field of information security / cybersecurity.
Juan is currently working as a project leader of cybersecurity programmes specifically on research and innovation activities at a national level. He leads the European project management office at INCIBE to coordinate the participation on research and innovation projects. He also participates in ECSO, representing the Spanish delegation. He is part of the NCC-ES team of the ECCC initiative. He has led initiatives to support and stimulate research and innovation in cybersecurity from INCIBE, such as the creation of the Spanish Network of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research (RENIC), the launch of the Cybersecurity Research National Conference (JNIC), and programmes for advanced cybersecurity research team excellence. He has also participated in security consulting projects at INCIBE (for Spanish Administration Agencies), such as the development of strategic security master plans, IPV6 transition scenarios or digital and federated identity with electronic identity cards. He has a good knowledge of security governance and compliance, with great communication and leadership skills. He previously worked as R&D team leader at INCIBE-CERT (the governmental CSIRT managed by INCIBE), creating security tools and participating actively in security projects related to the incident handling service, from which he has a deep knowledge in development life cycle, and technical security issues. He is certified on PMP (PMI), CISA and CISM (ISACA), CISSP (ISC2), CEH (EC-Council), S0A-ISO27001 lead auditor and S0B-ISO27001 lead implementer (AENOR), CSM (Scrum Alliance) and others.