Jose Manuel Gasalla

Managing Director Nzyme

Jose Manuel Joined Kibo after several years of experience as entrepreneurs and Business Angel, in addition to Strategy Consulting and Private Equity.

He is currently transitioning from his role as a Partner at Oliver Wyman’s Private Capital practice and lead of the Data and Analytics team in Iberia. Since joining, Jose worked in the Jose worked in the transactions area (M&A, advisory and due diligence) for large PEs, in the creation of advanced analytical tools and in the digitalization and transformation of corporates. Before, he worked as Co-Founder of Odisea Capital (micro VC fund of funds), Co-founder & CEO of Design Labs (home automation and security), Managing Director in ACO Formación, and as a Comercial Director in Teldom Ingenieros.

He holds an M.Eng. in Telecommunications by U.A.H., an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as a Master in Corporate Finance by CUNEF. He is native in Spanish and English.

Jose Manuel loves to increase his skin in the game through angel investing in multiple startups such as Residelia (Proptech), Ecostars (ESG), Torpedo Sea (nautical services), and Hammersea (sports); and supporting other founders via Actua UPM university accelerator. In his free time, Jose likes to convince his wife and three sons to join him on sailing, skiing and diving adventures across the globe.