Miguel Membrado holds a PhD in computer sciences and is a consultant and a serial entrepreneur, working in the Internet field since 1995 and in information technologies since 1987. Specializing in Enterprise 2.0 strategic consulting, Web 2.0 strategies, online collaboration, information retrieval systems, and new company organizations, M. Membrado have been involved in the Internet revolution, not only about its technical aspects, but also about its cultural, social and organisational aspects.
M. Membrado created several startups since 1989:
- Kimind Consulting, created in 2007 and based in London, UK, with offices in Paris and San Francisco. Kimind specializes in Enterprise 2.0 strategic consulting and Web 2.0 services, for large accounts and for startups.
- Netcipia, created in 2006 and based in Palo Alto, offers a web 2.0 content monetization platform for professional and individuals, offering a participative suite available on the Internet, with blogs, wikis and a social network in one single package. Miguel Membrado is the CTO of the company and manages a distributed team of 10 engineers in Paris (France), Palo Alto (USA), Port-au-Prince (Haïti) and Shanghaï (China).
- Mayetic, created in 1996, gained the second position worldwide on the Internet in online collaboration, with more than 250.000 users from 14.000 organizations and 100+ countries. Mayetic products were also sold to 50 large enterprises in France as intranet and/or extranet collaboration systems. Backed by venture capital firm CDC-Kineon in 2002, Mayetic was competing in the French market against Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server, IBM Workplace and Documentum eRoom software. Miguel Membrado was the COO of the company, managing a team of 30 people in France and 11 in Pune (India).
- ErgoSum, with the Doxis products suite, providing in 1991 the first information retrieval system to work on MS-DOS and MS-Windows systems. Additional products covered document imaging aread and distributed archival systems. The company, backed by French venture capital firms Sofinnova and Innovacom in 1991, became one of the French leaders software companies, competing against FileNet, Basis and Verity USA specialists. Miguel Membrado was the CTO and managed a team of 22 engineers.
Miguel also teaches specialized MBA classes at several universities about “Entreprise 2.0 and new corporate organizations”, “Online Reputation”; “Managing virtual teams”.
Miguel is member of the board of Boostzone Institute.