José Cerdán

José Cerdán

Founder and CEO in Acens Technologies

Jose Cerdán is a serial entrepreneur and successful businessman born in Zaragoza in 1966. He is also pilot and an enthusiastic of aviation world.  Jose Cerdán is the Chief Executive Officer of acens Technologies- the leading Spanish provider of hosting and housing services and telecommunications solutions for the enterprise market and a pioneer in the development of accommodation solutions in the cloud- since 2007. In 1990, being only 20 years old, he was a visionary realizing of technology opportunities in Spanish market and founding Ei System (PC City). The largest computer superstore and the first manufacturer of computers in Spain. In 1999 he sells Ei System to Dixon Group (PC City) and he set up a new company, PeopleCall, which became pioneering Voice IP operator of reference in the European IP communications market. This stage overlapped with the launch and management of the aviation companies, Intercopters (helicopters Company), Alamo Aviation and Bravo Airlines, last one operates to Africa with 757 airplanes.

Previously joined acens, Cerdán, was a member of the board of directors and advisors, since its foundation. And since 2007, the company has revamped its business, increasing its turnover over a 114% and rising employment by a 61%. José Cerdán is the Chief Executive Office of acens technologies- the leading Spanish cloud hosting services and telecommunications solutions for the enterprise market and a pioneer in the development of accommodation solutions in the cloud- since 2007. In June 6, 2011, Telefónica - one of the world´s largest telecommunications companies announce an agreement under which the latter acquired 100% of acens company.

He currently holds the acens CEO position while providing advice to several important companies in the Spanish and international market as well as private and public bodies and institutions and universities.

Jose Cerdán has pursued a number of philanthropic endeavors. He is Honorary Chairman of Madrid Vivo Foundation joint with Juan Abello and Iñigo Oriol among others. Cerdán is also a distinguished member of FAES (Foundation for social studies and analysis), Rafael del Pino Foundation and Fundación Derechos Civiles.

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