Agradecido por el nombramiento: Vicepresidente del Consejo Asesor de CIONET

Nombramientos en CIONET: “Dimitris Bountolos, Chief Innovation & Information Officer de Ferrovial asume la función de Presidencia del Consejo Asesor de CIONET, la mayor plataforma de líderes tecnológicos de España, desde el 1 de enero de 2023. Además, el Consejo Asesor de CIONET Madrid se refuerza con tres vicepresidentes de perfiles complementarios, Mercedes Vidal Lobato, Chief Information OfficerContinue reading “Agradecido por el nombramiento: Vicepresidente del Consejo Asesor de CIONET”

Profiles of Progress @The Economist

Thanks to The Economist and Cepsa for being featured as one of “The Economist – Profiles of progress”. “Profiles of Progress”, we talk to some of the world’s most progressive and innovative leaders. The dreamers, the doers, and the evangelists for change, who are responsible for delivering progress — be it technological, societal, environmental orContinue reading “Profiles of Progress @The Economist”

CDO of the Year 2023 CIONET

Thanks to my CDO/ CIO peers at CIONET for my nomination for Spanish CDO of the Year 2023! CIONET is the largest community of senior digital and IT leaders in Europe and Latin America. They invite the digital community to participate in the selection of the tech and digital leaders of the year, in theContinue reading “CDO of the Year 2023 CIONET”

Back to Europe as CEPSA’s CDO!

After these incredible years with Oracle in Silicon Valley, I am back to Europe, as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of the global energy group CEPSA. I am excited to lead its digital transformation, with a team of experts that are making a positive impact on sustainable mobility and energy transition. Thanks to the Oracle teamContinue reading “Back to Europe as CEPSA’s CDO!”

¿Es el metaverso la siguiente revolucion de oficinas y tiendas para una empresa inteligente?

En las últimos semanas, los medios de comunicación se han hecho eco de noticias sobre la transformación de la red social Facebook, que se ha transformado en una nueva marca, Meta. Es una apuesta por el auge de los metaversos, un término que se refiere a una realidad digital que combina aspectos de las redesContinue reading “¿Es el metaverso la siguiente revolucion de oficinas y tiendas para una empresa inteligente?”

Minting and selling my blockchain NFT photo collection: Fad, risk or investment?

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?”

Reportaje El Confidencial: De la empresa digital a la inteligente

Gracias a El Confidencial y ESIC Business & Marketing School por el reportaje sobre mi propuesta de transformacion hacia la #empresainteligente aplicando datos e #inteligenciaartificial, con ejemplos de Silicon Valley, para el especial Repensando el futuro, Con la relevancia que la tecnología está teniendo en la vida de las personas, especialmente acelerada con la pandemia, ya no hablamos de un negocio digitalContinue reading “Reportaje El Confidencial: De la empresa digital a la inteligente”

Conversando en Hoy es Marketing 2021: Innovation From Silicon Valley

Hoy es Marketing, uno de los mayores eventos de Management, Marketing y Economía Digital, vuelve en formato híbrido el 18 de noviembre. Gracias a la invitación de ESIC Business & Marketing School, compartiremos junto a grandes amigos y cracks de Silicon Valley, Ethel García (Microsoft), Hugo Giralt (Propelland) e Ignacio Riesgo (Red Hat), aprendizajes sobreContinue reading “Conversando en Hoy es Marketing 2021: Innovation From Silicon Valley”

Thrilled with the new book “De Silicon Valley a tu Negocio”

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””

Ilusionado con el nuevo libro “De Silicon Valley a tu Negocio”

Tras algunos años viviendo en Silicon Valley con Oracle y ayudando a empresas y profesionales a través de la California-Spain Chamber of Commerce , parecía un buen momento para compartir algunos aprendizajes sobre este ecosistema y un mindset que combina el lado humano con la transformación digital. Gracias al apoyo ESIC Editorial, compartimos como seContinue reading “Ilusionado con el nuevo libro “De Silicon Valley a tu Negocio””

Silicon Valley Technology and Innovation for ESIC Business & Marketing School

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”

How can a 360-customer view help banks to engage with customers?

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?”

How can entrepreneurs get money and close the gender gap?

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?”

Keynote Speech on Digital Economy, European Union and UNED

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”