This weekend, we enjoyed the Stanford Engineering “AI in FinTech Forum 2022″… again in person! Mixed feelings: really positive the overall experience, and the progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) applications at the intersection of finance and technology. But with hallway conversations around funding and cash restrictions for startups in Silicon Valley,Continue reading “Stanford “AI in FinTech Forum”… again in person!”
Due to the growing interest of Non-Fungible Token (NFT) applications, I am minting and selling my collection of photos “Silicon Valley 2020“. Non-Fungible Tokens are unique cryptographic tokens that exist on blockchain technology and cannot be replicated. NFTs are used for a variety of transactions, specially for digital artwork, collectives, and digital representations of physical assets. They openContinue reading “Minting and selling my blockchain NFT photo collection: Fad, risk or investment?”
97% of bank leaders believe that branches will need to be re-designed in the next 1 or 2 years…. How can a data driven team management and new working models help leaders and HR partners beyond COVID-19? Improving plans, predictions, and agility in response to external disruptions has made generating insights from front- and back-officeContinue reading “How financial services leaders and HR teams can leverage analytics for strategic partnerships?”
After a few years living in Silicon Valley with Oracle, and helping companies and professionals through the California-Spain Chamber of Commerce, it seemed a good time to share some learnings about this ecosystem and a mindset that combines the human side with digital transformation. Thanks to the support ESIC Editorial, we share how innovation, computerContinue reading “Thrilled with the new book￼ “De Silicon Valley a tu Negocio””
The Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem inspires entrepreneurs and professionals around the world. As an example, the California-Spain Chamber of Commerce has connected Spanish entrepreneurs with the SiIlicon Valley ecosystem, in the recent Silicon Valley – Spain Venture Summit 2021. And new companies, such as Instacart, take advantage of the digital revolution to transform entire sectors,Continue reading “Silicon Valley Technology and Innovation for ESIC Business & Marketing School”
The Summit, organized by California Spain Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio California España – CSCC), will feature a group of 6 selected early-stage startups who will pitch in front of a panel of Silicon Valley well-known investors. VCs are also invited to attend the event and connect with the founders to explore investment opportunities. StartupsContinue reading “Come meet the best startups from Spain at Silicon Valley-Spain Venture Summit 2021”
The California Spain Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio California España – CSCC) is connecting early-stage startups from Spain with Silicon Valley-based Venture Capitalists. Save the date for the Spain Silicon Valley Venture Summit, the 26th May, and connect with CSCC to get more info. A good opportunity to connect Spanish startups with Silicon Valley VC community!
According to the 2020 Oracle survey “Customer Experience Trends in Financial Services,” 39% percent of banks surveyed stated that their inability to effectively put data to work results in inconsistent customer engagements. They struggle to bring together real-time front office interactions with data, insights, and offers to form a best-in-class end-to-end experience. At a recentContinue reading “How can a 360-customer view help banks to engage with customers?”
Wishing you a wonderful Christmas Season, and a happy, and peaceful 2021: the Digital Year!
In nearly 40% of economies, women’s early-stage entrepreneurial activity is half or less than half of that of men’s. The COVID-19 pandemic has added an unprecedented challenge for economies and founders. Female entrepreneurs are the ones who have been hit harder, as they overcome pre-existing barriers, such as lack of access to finance, lack ofContinue reading “How can entrepreneurs get money and close the gender gap?”
This week, I shared some learnings from Silicon Valley on Digital Transformation for the new European Union’s Jean Monnet Chair at UNED. Happy to collaborate with the Spain’s Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructures (SETID), Roberto Sánchez; the UNED Rector, Ricardo Mairal; and the UNED Professor, Julio Navío. As key messages for thisContinue reading “Keynote Speech on Digital Economy, European Union and UNED”
The California Spain Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio California España – CSCC) is a nonprofit organization that promotes knowledge sharing and networking between business, academia, technology communities and individuals in California and Spain. In 2020, with new challenges, the CSCC has renewed its Board of Directors. I am happy to join an awesome team as Board ofContinue reading “New Board for the California Spain Chamber of Commerce”
The Oracle Markie Awards recognize top companies and partners for creative, innovative, and effective marketing. In this challenging 2020, finalists demonstrated a fierce dedication to innovation and excellence in customer experience that drove robust, measurable success. Congrats @Accenture teams for the @Oracle #MarkieAwards as CX Partner of the year! And congrats to Credit Suisse, for theContinue reading “Accenture and Credit Suisse, winners of Oracle #MarkieAwards 2020”
I am proud to help Techstars as mentor for startups, specially in tough times of COVID-19 crisis. The seed accelerator, in partnership with Google for Startups, holds this weekend a 54-hour event designed to support entrepreneurs. This Startup Weekend is nationwide, and brings together participants focused on developing solutions that directly tackle COVID-19-related challenges. MoreContinue reading “Techstars Startup Weekend USA 2020”