Manuel Barreiro, founder and chairman of the Aston Group, a private equity firm with over $1 billion in investments, excels in international real estate and tech. With 20+ years of experience, he combines technology, sustainability, mobility, smart cities, and the metaverse. His focus on the metaverse intersects with real estate, exploring XR-powered solutions. Manuel’s commitment to sustainability ensures his projects improve communities, reduce inequalities, and enhance the environment. He mentors young tech entrepreneurs, helping transform ideas into world-changing companies. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas and completed programs at Oxford and the London School of Economics, sparking an interest in AI and IoT. Passionate about mobility, Manuel is a frequent international speaker and engages in charity initiatives.