03/03/2019

ABOUT US

Ferran Martinez Garriga, CEO Dekaland:Former professional basketball player between 1984 and 2002, he played in the F.C. Barcelona, ​​Joventut Badalona, ​​Panathinaikos de Atenas and Peristeri Atenas. International on 156 occasions with the Spanish national team, and Olympic, he holds countless titles and sports awards. However, Ferran Martinez jumped into the business world successfully. He studied programming, computer architecture and computer science in Logic Control Academy, Financial Analysis and in equity markets (CEF). He has an E-MBA (La Salle, Barcelona), and Saint Mary's University (San Francisco, USA). After retiring from high competition, he created and lead Sports & Entertainment business units dedicated to the advising and management of high assets of elite athletes in the financial groups UBS, Banco Sabadell, Mirabaud and Andbank. Currently he has specialized in the creation of technological startups, in the field blockchain, fintech, IoT, and artificial intelligence. He is a founding partner of Globatalent (a blockchain company in the sports industry), and a partner in the companies Entanglement Partners and World-Mastery. He has written books on "management", coaching and finance, and is a lecturer and coach.Ferran Martinez Garriga, CEO Dekaland:

Former professional basketball player between 1984 and 2002, he played in the F.C. Barcelona, ​Joventut Badalona, ​​Panathinaikos de Atenas and Peristeri Atenas. International on 156 occasions with the Spanish national team, and Olympic, he holds countless titles and sports awards. However, Ferran Martinez jumped into the business world successfully. He studied programming and computer architecture in Logic Control Academy (Badalona), Financial Analysis and in equity markets (CEF, Barcelona). He has an E-MBA (La Salle, Barcelona), and Saint Mary’s University (San Francisco, USA). After retiring from high competition, he created and lead Sports & Entertainment business units dedicated to the advising and management of high assets of elite athletes in the financial groups UBS, Banco Sabadell, Mirabaud and Andbank. Currently he has specialized in the creation of technological startups, in blockchain, fintech, IoT, or artificial intelligence. He is a founding partner of Globatalent (a blockchain company in the sports industry), and a partner of the companies Entanglement Partners, Fangazing and World-Mastery. He has written books on “management”, coaching and finance, and is a lecturer and coach.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Economic Ambassador CEA in USA, (Confederació Empresarial Andorrana).

Member of the Advisory Board of APTICC (TIC Professional Association of Catalonia).

Startup Grind Chapter Director (Andorra).

Globatalent, Co-Founder.

Entanglement Partners: Partner and advisor.

Since July 2010- F.C. Barcelona, Board member of F.C. Barcelona (Basketball).

Ambassador of the Laureus Foundation.

Author of the books: La cancha de la vida, (Bresca, 2007), Liderazgo y reputación with Dr. Barquero, (Furtwangen 2009), Zen305, (Urano y columna edicions, 2012), La alquimia de la prosperidad, (Urano, 2014), Economía práctica per ser feliç, (Columna edicions, 2014).

Executive Person of the month, in the magazine “Esquire”, September 2010

Condecorado por la Real Orden del Mérito Deportivo, delivery by the King of Spain D. Juan Carlos I.

Honorary Degree and Honorary Professor by ESERP Business School.

Vice President of Panathlon International Barcelona and Member of Sports & Economics Commission SEBAP Society.

Executive Person of the month, in the magazine “Esquire”, September 2010 

Award for the best Sports Managing Director of the year by the Association of Managers of Catalonia

Ambassador of Laureus Foundation and Caritas Foundation.

PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER

Professional Basketball Player 1984-2002.

International on 156 occasions.

Player at F.C. Barcelona, Joventut Badalona, Panathinaikos Athens, Peristeri Athens, Fabriano Italy.

Member of Spanish National Team, 1986 to 1997

Olympic Games Seoul-88, 5 European Championships, 2 World Championship, 1 Mediterranean Games, University Games.

8 National Leagues. Winner of 7 Spanish ACB League Titles and 1 Greek League Title.

Winner of 3 European Competitions (1 Recopa Cup, 1 Korac Cup, 1 Euroleague in 1994, (top scorer and rebounder of the final vs. Olimpiakos, 17 + 10, MVP)

Winner of 2 King Cup’s, Spain

Winner World Club Championship in 1987 (FC Barcelona) and 1996 (Panathinaikos)

Winner the Silver Medal in the Mediterranean Games, Syria 1987 (MVP).

Winner the Silver Medal junior-European Championship, Bulgaria 1985 (MVP).

Spanish record ACB finals played (29), 6 times “All Star Game”.

Best European player of the Greek League 98-99 (by “sport time”)

6 times best Catalan player (by the Catalan basketball federation).

2nd top rebounder of World Championship Toronto-1994

Best European player (MVP) of junior championship silver medal

Best player (MVP) of the world championship under-20.