WISE Accelerator


Mr. Salvador Medina

Position: CEO and Founder, The Valhalla Fund
Country: Spain

CEO and Founder of Valhalla, an Innovation in Education consultancy firm and partner of the Digital Innovation Center, a digital transformation training institution.

In may 2017, after 17 years leading the international strategy of Banco Santander in the Higher Education sector as Senior Vice-President, Salvador Medina founded Mycom Interactive, a venture builder formed by a team with a strong experience in launching and implementing innovative projects in Education, Retail, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Six months later, he joined Glue Concept as a partner and Glue Work as founding partner, companies dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial activities offering high impact acceleration and unique co-working environment.

Salvador is an active member in several boards including the YALE PCIA (President Council for International Activities), the WISE Accelerator from the World Innovation Summit for Education – an initiative of the Qatar Foundation - or the international advisory board of the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard University. He is former member of the advisory board of the Youth Initiative in Master Card Foundation and a former member of the board of Universia, the largest university network in Latin America where I served as Executive Vice-President during seven years.