Rafael Olmedo

Position: 
Founder and CEO of GEKO NAVSAT

Rafael Olmedo is founder and CEO of GEKO NAVSAT, a Start-up that develops solutions to improve people´s mobility and the natural environments´accessibility through new technologies.

For more than 20 years, he has been involved in research projects with the aim of creating innovative solutions based on satellite navigation. Rafael owns various patents and scientific papers, having recieved numerous national and international awards.

Rafael at GEKO NAVSAT, with the support of Fundación ONCE and the European Space Agency, has leaded the development, of Blind Explorer a digital solution that allows blind people or with visual impairments to move in an independent and safe way in urban parks and cultural routes as it is the Saint James´ Way, creating accesible environments.