Manel Medina Llinas

Manel Medina


+34 93 401 6984

Academic Staff

Responsible for Cybersecurity - inLab.FIB-esCERT
Professor at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia since 1992, president of the scientific committee of the European chapter of APWG (APWG.EU) and member of the advisory council of ISMS Forum Spain. In 1994 he founded and directed EsCERT-UPC, a Spanish team to respond to security incidents in the network.

Previously, he was an Advisor for Institutional Relations (Stakeholder Relations Advisor) and deputy director of the Department of Technical Competence of ENISA (European Agency for Information Security) (2011-2014). Scientific Adviser of security projects of Barcelona Digital Centro Tecnológico (2008 - 2010). Founder and president of the research center on Internet Applications (CANET-UPC) (2004-2006).

He has been a full member of ESRIF (European Security Research and Innovation Forum) and ESRAB (2006-2009) to advise the European Commission on security research topics for R & D funding programs.

Founder of several spin-off companies:

Safelayer Secure Communications, a PKI software provider, a leader in Europe.
InetSecur and tb-security, information security and audit management.
SeMarket, specializing in digital and biometric identity management services
ReadyPeople, developer of applications for management of identity profiles in social networks and aspects of privacy in geolocation services.