Joan Cornet

Director, mHealth Competence Center Mobile World Capital Barcelona (Spain)

JoanCornetJoan Cornet was born in Manresa in 1950.Technical Engineer, and graduate in Psychology. After working as a Clinical Psychologist in a General Hospital in 1979, he was elected mayor of Manresa. In 1988 he began to work as civil servant in the European Commission in Brussels, where among other projects he lead EURES employment network. Later he was appointed Secretary General of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament in 1994. In June of 2004 he was named General Secretary of the Department of Health of the Government of Catalonia. In September 2005 the Government entrusted him to start up the “Bioregion of Catalonia” (Biotechnology) and since January 2007 to May 2013 has been CEO of TicSalut Foundation (ICT Health). Reminding board member of TicSalut Foundation related to international affairs and mHealth Strategies, nowadays he is Director of “mHealth Competence Center” at Mobile World Capital Barcelona.