David J. Yáñez Villarreal (Boulogne Billancourt, 1976) is an industrial engineer in electronics and automation by the University of Valladolid and MSc in Natural Computing by the Autonomous University of Madrid. He belonged to the Biological Neurocomputation Group of this University and has published several research papers in reputed journals. He worked for two years at the Superior Council of Scientific Research and he has licensed more than a dozen patents. He is the inventor of the VIV resonant wind generators and he is co-founder and co-CEO of Vortex Bladeless S.L. He is also co-founder of Deutecno S.L. and has received awards such as the APEA 2017 Renewable of the Year Award, 1st Ibero-American Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2012 and others.