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Alex Casteleiro - Badajoz, Extremadura, ES

Alex Casteleiro

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Badajoz, Extremadura, SPAIN

Founder and CEO at TECARTEX Digital Solutions, SL



An imaginative Cleantech entrepreneur with a global vision.
Technology and helping others are his passion.

In 1999 with an Associates in Science Degree from Full Sail University and several education awards moved to Miami to design, install and take care of all technical aspects of the world renowned restaurant B.E.D in Miami Beach working as Technical Manager.

In early 2000 he was shown a prototype of an RGB HB LED lighting fixture and right away he envisioned the potential of this new kind of lighting that he applied right away designing and installing the first HB LED lighting system in Miami, FL ( @ B.E.D), that is why some consider him a pioneer in the HB LED lighting industry.
Soon after, he started working on projects for Crobar,Spin, Mint, Opium Gardens, Mansion and collaborated with Barbizon Miami as an LED specialist in several HB LED lighting projects from restaurants and nightclubs to a furniture store and a couple yachts, the M.Y. Pari and Super Yatch M.Y. Octopus. After years of great success in the USA, he moves back to Spain in 2005 with the intention of opening one of the first HB LED lighting companies in this country. After 2 years of preparation and education as an entrepreneur in EOI and IE Business School he wrote a business plan that has been classified among the top 50 in the Eurowards 2006 contest, ranked among the top 20 of the Banespyme-Orange awards (formally known as Premios Neti) and that has been awarded the Premio Bancaja Jovenes Emprendedores.

His business project TAEX became TECARTEX Digital Solutions, SL in March 2007.

He has been the President of Rotary Badajoz in 2009-2010 and has been reelected for 2010-2011.
He also has been the President of UNICEF's Badajoz Committee in 2010.

Industry Expertise (2)

Social Media


Areas of Expertise (3)

High Brightness Led Technology

Social Media Marketing


Accomplishments (1)

Paul Harris Fellow (personal)


Donors of US$1,000 or more to the Annual Programs Fund of Rotary international, PolioPlus, or the Humanitarian Grants Program, or people who have that amount contributed in their name, can be recognized as Paul Harris Fellows.

Education (9)

EOI Escuela de Negocios: Diploma, Business 2007

Jackson High School: High School Diploma 1991

Graduated Cum Laude

EBS Extremadura Business School: Diploma, Business 2009

Full Sail University: Associates of Science, Recording Arts 1999

Perfect Attendance Award Course Director´s Award in Advanced Recording Course Course Director´s Award in Sound for Motion Pictures and Television Course Course Director´s Award in Studio Maintenance & Troubleshooting Course

IE (Instituto de Empresa): Diploma, Business 2007

The Recording Workshop: Diploma, Recording Arts 1992

Hootsuite University: Certificate, Social Media Consultant 2011

Stanford University: Diploma, Technology Entrepreneurship 2013

Stanford University: Diploma, Startup Boards: Advanced Entrepreneurship 2013

Affiliations (7)

  • The network for the Lighting Revolution
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES)
  • Casa de Galicia
  • Rotary International
  • Cluster del Conocimiento
  • Sociedad de la Imaginación


  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training


3500 to 50000+ *Will consider certain engagements for no fee