Rafael Olmedo

Position:Founder and CTO of the Startup GEKO NAVSAT

Bio:Rafael Olmedo is founder and CTO of the Startup GEKO NAVSAT. During the last 20 years he has been involved in research projects aiming to create innovative solutions based on satellite navigation technologies. He is author of several patents and scientific papers, and during the last years he has been awarded with different national and international prizes. In GEKO NAVSAT and supported by the European Space Agency, he has lead the implementation of Blind Explorer, an accurate sensory guidance solution for visually impaired people enhancing their autonomy in the outdoors and the accessibility of natural areas.