Pepe Borrás is the co-founder and former executive director of the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF), one of the most diverse conferences in Internet Freedom field, regarded for its pioneering community-focused approach. Prior to the IFF, Borrás founded Workether, one of the first technology-focused coworking spaces in Spain, and he has lead projects in the USA, UK, Sweden, and Spain. With a background in film, advertising and design, he is passionate about the use of technology for the promotion of human rights, and has launched innovative advocacy projects such as “Listen to Help” — the world’s first global fundraising campaign on Spotify—, and “Meanwhile in Brazil” — a visual newsfeed contrasting daily on-pitch action with protests in the streets during the 2014 Soccer World Cup. Borrás is an alumnus of Hyper Island, the world-renowned Swedish school for the new era creatives, and was selected for the prestigious BBH Barn, the talent-scouting program of the international advertising agency BBH.
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, NetFreedom Pioneers