Jose Antonio Magaña Mesa


Location: Barcelona, Spain


Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Spain


Solid experience as Project Manager, PMP certified, and Senior Consultant in both consulting and R&D organizations. Technical sales consultancy and business development functions, with background in interdisciplinary and multinational environments. CISA Certified.

Self-motivated, results and customer oriented, team worker, creative, organized and with excellent communication and presentation skills. Complete availability to travel and relocate (Spanish citizenship).


August 2007–Present:Telefónica Soluciones ( development manager / Senior consultant for Security Services and Solutions. Main representative of the Security business area for customers in Catalonia region. Role implies focus on sales with direct and active involvement in sales opportunities to define the customer solution and economical proposal and address objections. Customer follow-up to ensure satisfaction and detection of new opportunities, interfacing with providers and technical groups to address requirements and issues during deployment and operation are part of the role too. Technologies: network security, antifraud, .secure identification, security audits and compliance. Communication with senior management. Customers in private and public sector. Staffing of a new group in Barcelona.

January 2006 – July 2007: Telefónica R+D ( 

Project Manager for Tele-surveillance and office automation platform, for La Caixa (banking sector). Solution deployment to 3000 offices. Team of 8 people. Project management, customer relationship, budget administration, process definition, hiring, collaboration on contract and offer preparation.

Project Manager for Office automation for La Caixa (banking sector). Requirements definition, investigation, prototyping, design and development of the solution; light and temperature control.

April 2003 – January 2006: Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.comTechnical Lead/Project Manager for the development of the HP Forms Automation Solution Server Software: SDK and Service Controller based on Digital Pen and Paper technology. Document management, processing and capture technology. Managing a local team of 3 engineers and an offshore group of up to 15 engineers. Main interface with marketing and business development group in the organization. Collaboration with university groups and HP Labs for several research projects. Member of the inkML W3C working group. Four Patent Applications in document management, handwriting recognition, collaboration workflow and capture devices.

Patent applications:

  • WO/2007/086075 Forms Management System - January 30th, 2006
  • WO/2005/076115 A digital Pen – January 25th, 2005
  • WO/2005/122062 Capturing data and establishing data capture areas – May 31st, 2005

January 2002 – April 2003: Tecnologías de Reconocimiento (now part of Indra) Project Manager for postal services and document management systems. Responsibilities: architecture definition, software development, management of a group of 5 people.  Collaboration with partners and customers in the public and private sector.  

August 2000 – January 2002: Hewlett-Packard Española (www.hp.comTechnical Project Manager for the development of Raster Imaging Process (RIP) Software for the HP DesignJet 10/20PS. Responsibilities: requirements definition, team coordination, project tracking, quality assurance and planning of the project. 

January - July 2000: Knosos Ingenieros S.L. SW Engineer. Analysis, design and implementation of an application based on GPS system and mobile communications: GSM, SMS; using Delphi and C++.

August - December 1999: Tecnologías de Reconocimiento (now part of Indra) Computer vision application programming using Visual C++ and Visual Basic.

1998 - 1999:    Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC)ESAII Department. Worked as a student teacher for lab classes for the department of Industrial Computing Automation and Systems Engineering (ESAII) for different subjects, prepared documentation and. collaborated in investigation projects.


April 2012: Certified Scrum Master by Scrum Alliance (

October 2009 - June 2010: Postgraduate in Business Administration.

IdEC, Universitat Pompeu Fabra(UPF), Spain.

Final qualification: 8.3/10.

December 2009: CISA Certification by ISACA. CISA Number 0979274

September 2007: PMP Certification by the PMI Institute. PMP Number: 484952

September 1994 - January 2000 - Master of Science, Computer Engineering

Facultad de Informática de Barcelona (UPC), Spain.

Computer Engineering Univ. Of Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

Final qualification: 8.02 / 10. Promotion order: 11 / 194


Spanish: Native

English:  June 2011 Certificate of Proficiency in English by Cambridge University.

Catalan: Native, second language. July 1999: C Level by the Government of Catalonia

French: Basic, 5 years during primary school.


Member of W3C inkML Working Group, 2004-2005. 

Speaker at W3C conference: “The inkML language applied to a multichannel document processing system”, November 2004.


Sept 2007- Sept 2008: Member of Prestigious Speakers a Toastmasters Group.

Jul 2007: Ajax and the Web 2.0. 30 hours

Nov 2006: Video on Demand. 21 hours.

Oct 2006: Innovation management. 16 hours.

July 2005: Creative problem solving using TRIZ. 24 hours.

May 2005: How to break Software Security.16 hours.

May 2005: Finances for non-financial people.35 hours.

Sep 2004: Software Development using UML.40 hours.

Dec 2003: Negotiation Skills. 20 hours.

Nov 2001: Partnering for business success.16 hours.

Sep 2001: Building support for your ideas. 24 hours

Apr 2001: Accessibility for Software Development.16 hours.


Yoga and meditation, Travelling, Cooking, Finance and investments