Xavi Escales has a degree in Business Administration and Management and has completed different programs at some of the best business schools in the world such as IESE, IE, ESADE, Columbia, Stanford, Yale, The Wharton School, London Business School and HEC.

He is former Country Manager of ASICS for Spain and Portugal.
Previously, he has developed his professional career in other multinationals in various sectors such as Panasonic, LifeFitness and Accor hotels.

Collaborator of several programs at IESE, IE and ISDI, he is also a Startups Mentor at ESADE and EO and Keynote Speaker. He is the author of the book “Las Personas Primero” by Plataforma Editorial.

He is the founder of the AlwaysPeopleFirst consulting firm specialized in improving the income statement of companies by making the most of their most valuable asset, people. And from AlwaysPeopleFirst Technologies, the first company in the world capable of measuring people’s well-being through wearables and AI.

He is one of the leading experts in Spain in the management and leadership of high-performance teams and in maximizing employee-engagement in companies.