Co-founder and Scientific Advisor

Javier is co-founder and Scientific Advisor of Sigillum Knowledge Solutions.

Graduated in Organic Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela (1980) where he also obtained his PhD (1985). Between 1986 and 1988 he worked as a postdoc in the laboratory of Prof. Henry Rapoport, at the University of California, as a Fulbright Scholar.

He is currently Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela where he leads a research group with a wide range of scientific interests, from organic synthesis to sustainable chemistry and scientific software development. He has extensive experience in technology transfer, noting that in 2004 he participates in the creation of the company MestreLab, where he acts as Director of its Scientific Advisory Board.