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IESE Business School

IESE is consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in the world. For over fifty years it has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve.

The BTTG was launched in 2016 by MBA students with the dual purpose of adding to the practical education of students and increasing the positive impact that IESE can have on society.

The BTTG Team

Luca Venza
IESE Project Sponsor

Luca is an international business development specialist luca-venza-262x272 with experience in both the private and public sectors. His international experience includes Latin America, Africa, US and Europe. He currently works in Career Services at IESE Business School dedicated to mentoring full time MBA candidates and working with companies to identify full time and internship opportunities. He covers the energy sector, entrepreneurship, venture capital and innovation/technology transfer. Luca is active in entrepreneurship and startup support as well as in Business Angel Investing. He also recruits sponsors and partners for Venture Capital activities in Iberia through Tech Tour.

Antonio Dávila
IESE Project Sponsor

Antonio is Professor of Entrepreneurship and AccountingAntonioin IESE Business School and holder of the Alcatel-Lucent Chair of Management of Technology. From 1999 to 2006, he was part of the faculty at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he still teaches periodically. Prof. Dávila earned his Ph.D. from Harvard Business School and his MBA from IESE. His teaching and research interests focus on management systems in entrepreneurial firms, new product development and innovation management, and performance measurement. Prof. Dávila is co-author of Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It (2006) and Performance Measurement and Management Control Systems to Implement Strategy (2000). He has also edited a third book, The Creative Enterprise (2007). He has contributed several book chapters and published various research articles in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Accounting Organizations and Society, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research Policy, and Harvard Business Review.

Sebastian Anastassiou
IESE MBA Candidate 2021


Sebastian is an IESE MBA Candidate Class of 2021. He has 5+ years experience in the commercialisation of early-stage biomedical and healthcare research, intellectual property management, technology transfer, market analysis and venture capital within the life sciences and healthcare industry. He has managed portfolios of biomedical and healthcare technologies from ideation stages to proof-of-concept and eventual commercialisation through out-licensing and spinout company creation. Sebastian has experienced both sides of the venture capital table by pitching to several VCs for £M+ investments as well as collaborating with a VCT on a co-managed university venture fund. LinkedIn.

Ilya Vybiral, CFA
IESE MBA Candidate 2022

Ilya is an IESE MBA Candidate Class of 2022. He has 9+ years working experience in Asset Management for large institutional companies.
In addition, Ilya has a deep passion for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Cassian Stanjek
IESE MBA Candidate 2022

Cassian is an IESE MBA Candidate Class of 2022. He has 10+ years working experience in consulting, sales and key account management.
In addition, Cassian has his own start-up “Just Olives”, selling freshly-harvested premium olive oil from the Tuscany, Italy, to a diverse customer base in Europe.