Team & Advisory board

We are crazy about co-creation and sustainability.

We are an international team of professionals, with broad experience in crowd-sourcing, and social innovation, spread in multiple countries: from Europe, to California & Australia.

Emanuele Musa

Emanuele Musa

Cofounder and CEO

Expert in open innovation, lean startup and design thinking. Emanuele is speaker at numerous conference and has trained over 500 social ventures in 15 countries. He is responsible for business development and sales.

Ruxandra Creosteanu

Ruxandra Creosteanu

Cofounder, COO & CFO

Highly numerate and with a strong analytical background, Ruxandra is an ex Deloitte consultant and a true change-agent at heart. She oversees both the company operations as well as the financial planning & analysis.

Diego Escalada

Diego Escalada

CTO

Senior back-end developer, with 12 years of experience with HTML5, Angular JS, Java and .Net. Diego is an IT security expert and oversees the continued development of the platform’s architecture.

Giovanni Ansaldo

Giovanni Ansaldo

Innovation Manager

With (almost) a double degree in business management, Giovanni is key to reach out to new prospects, begin new collaborations, prepare the innovation program & conceive the stakeholders’ engagement strategy.

Mazen Ghosn

Mazen Ghosn

Legal

Lawyer with extensive experience in international sales contracts & commercial disputes. Mazen oversees the contracts with new and existing customers, as well as the other legal aspects of our work.

Catalin Preda

Catalin Preda

Fron End & UX

Senior front-end developer, with 10 years of experience with Angular JS, CSS, and Java script. Cat is responsible to facilitate platform navigation and User experience.

Javier Giles Moreno

Javier Giles Moreno

Back End

With 9 years of experience in back-end development, Javier is responsible for the Java-script, SQL and ASP.NET applications in Babele.

Lucian Stroie

Lucian Stroie

Business Development - US

With a passion for solving large and complex real world problems, Lucian has a broad experience in Social innovation. He oversees business development in the US market.

Isabel Sánchez

Isabel Sánchez

Project Manager

Isabel is the project manager with years of experience in the software development sector. Isabel helps Babele monitoring all the sprints development, managing and coordinating the programmers work. She is accountable for the timely and quality delivery of the platform features.

Federica Vitrano

Federica Vitrano

Design, Videos & Animations

A versatile graphic designer with professional knowledge in video production and GFX design. Federica is responsible for conceiving stunning videos tutorial and other on-boarding material to engage participants in our online platforms. She is the director of the  video about Babele’s vision.

Tim Rayner

Tim Rayner

Advisor - Social Innovation

Tim is co-founder of One Million Acts of Innovation in Australia, he is a philosopher and writer. He wrote the award-winning short film, ‘Coalition of the Willing’. As an expert in open innovation for social entrepreneurs; Tim provides advice regarding the platform’s collaborative environment.

Jorge Calderon

Jorge Calderon

Advisor - Social Entrepreneurship

Jorge is Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Haas School of Business, in Berkeley; Social Impact Fellow at the Institute for Business and Social Impact (IBSI); Faculty Director at the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) and Founder of the Impact Strategy Advisors & Promise Capital. 

Andrea McGrath

Andrea McGrath

Advisor - Business Development

Seasoned strategist, researcher and connector with deep, cross-sector experience. Andrea has worked with accelerators, social enterprises, venture funds and national networks. She is the founder of Amplified impact, a strategic advisory working in the field of social change. 

Jacob Persson

Jacob Persson

Advisor - Lean Startup

Co-founder of Leancept, he helps businesses apply lean startup methods by validation ideas through prototypes, testing and research. He is a published writer and speaker at conferences on marketing, selling, project management and Drupal

Giuseppe Fabbri

Giuseppe Fabbri

Advisor - Business Development

Giuseppe worked for the Italian cooperatives for 25 years in corporate governance, business planning, financial planning and management. He founded Eurofer Srl: one of the main railway transportation company in Central and Eastern Europe.

Daniel Goldman

Daniel Goldman

Advisor - Business Development

A recognised business leader, advising and supporting innovators who are making big, sustainable, systemic change. Judge at the DELL Social Innovation competition, he is specialized in business modeling and building great and lasting teams.

Johan Du Plessis

Johan Du Plessis

Advisor - IT

An experienced CTO and serial entrepreneur. In 2012 he founded a Startup Incubator, working with some of Australia’s top Entrepreneurs. He is cofounder of Ability-Mate: an impact venture specialised on 3D Printed products for disabled people.

Richard Catherall

Richard Catherall

Advisor - Social Entrepreneurship

A social innovation specialist and expert in investment readiness, he works with the UN on social entrepreneurship development. Richard is co-founder of Radical Capital and Katarsis Ventures.

Jeremy De France

Jeremy De France

Advisor - IT

Senior developer and architect of numerous software products including e-commerce, SaaS, finance, health & social networks. Jeremy is co-founder of GRI, a suite of robust online tools, management techniques, and practical training based on a proven behavioral assessment.

You?

You?

Marketing & Sales

Are you passionate about sustainability? Are you a dynamic human being, willing to make a difference? Drop us an email at admin@babele.co

"Innovation is a social process. And [it] can only happen when people do that simple, profound thing - connect to share problems, opportunities and learning. To put it another way, anyone can innovate, but practically no one can innovate alone".

Alan Lafley - P&G