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”

How financial services leaders and HR teams can leverage analytics for strategic partnerships?

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?”

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?”

Accenture and Credit Suisse, winners of Oracle #MarkieAwards 2020

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”

Techstars Startup Weekend USA 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”

Corporate Entrepreneurship: Digital Acceleration, the Silicon Valley Way

In these days, when teleworking, virtual events and online classes are the new normal, many sources talk about the era of “fast-tracking digital transformation in companies“. So, building on the last post on the startups ecosystem in Silicon Valley, the challenge is: what can established business learn from that ecosystem? Based on my past experiencesContinue reading “Corporate Entrepreneurship: Digital Acceleration, the Silicon Valley Way”

Hacking Silicon Valley? Inspiration for European entrepreneurial ecosystems

After some months in Silicon Valley, I had several conversations regarding its entrepreneurial ecosystem, and even the potential of other areas worldwide to foster startups with the same impetus. From a fruit orchard area to the current epicenter of technology, the Valley has evolved thanks to different stakeholders, on top of entrepreneurs and startups. SomeContinue reading “Hacking Silicon Valley? Inspiration for European entrepreneurial ecosystems”

New Life in Silicon Valley!

After an awesome year in Oracle EMEA, working with great colleagues, clients and partners, I have begun a new adventure as expat in our @Oracle headquarters in Silicon Valley. Now on a global basis, helping worldwide Financial Services leaders accelerate their digital transformation with Oracle applications, evolving Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning solutions, andContinue reading “New Life in Silicon Valley!”