About Us | Hispanissimo, Spanish Online Academy



We love teaching languages.
We love teaching Spanish!


¡Nos encanta enseñar español!
Nuestros alumnos: nuestra pasión

We’re a diverse team of highly experienced professionals with the skills and passion to teach Spanish from anywhere to everyone in the world.

We come from Spain Intership, English Connection, Banco Santander and more.

Our team

Hugo Moreno

CEO & Founder

Edtech expert in the language learning profession. 7 years’ teaching and managing experience at English Connection integrating educational technology and cutting-edge pedagogical approaches. CEO & Founder at Future Kids. PhD Candidate at CSIC-UPM. All in all, entrepreneur, passionate about teaching, start-up enthusiast and language learner.

Juanjo Bote

CCO & Founder

20 years of experience leading and directing training companies of languages of the highest international reputation, such as Wall Street Institute or English Connection. An expert in strategic business management and multidisciplinary teams. English Philology and a Master’s Degree in Business Management (MBA) by the UCAM.

Cristina Ramos


Professor with over 10 years’ experience in the field of education highlighting particularly in the area of Spanish as a foreign language. Extensive experience in the preparation of certificates of Spanish as SIELE (International Service Assessment of the Spanish Language) and DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language).

Trica Thompson

Int. Client Relations

Over 15 years of proven professional expertise in client relations and professional development.Negotiate with international public and private institutions for project implementation and progression. University of Toronto, specializing in Linguistics, Spanish and South Slavic studies.

Alice Barret

Exec. Assistant ICD

Over 10 years of language learning expertise. Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages (Spanish language and Hispanic Studies + French language) from the University of Bristol.Regional coordinator for English Connection Master Sur in charge of support and quality control of the franchise, responsible for imparting training workshops and carrying out inspections.

Carlos Barrenas


20 years of experience in investment banking (Santander Bank & Banesto and independent advisory firms). Advice and execution as Executive Director of mergers and acquisitions deals, restructuring, IPO (Madrid Stock Exchange and Alternative Market). Principal partner of Aggeris Venture Capital that is focused on investing in startups. Bachelor of Business Administration and Management and MBA from the Instituto de Empresa.

José Aparicio


7 years of experience building strategies for startups and established businesses. Specialized in project management and business development. As a digital marketing trainer at Benowu International Academy, he has helped 4572 professionals with their business. As CEO and founder of the Crater Branding Agency, he has worked on the launch of more than 15 brands in Europe and Latin America.
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