February 14, 2023
- November 22, 2022
"How can we have democracy if we don't accept that the Earth is warming?"University of Virginia Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan warns of the serious consequences of misinformation circulating on social networks and the growing power of tech giants. His solution? Take measures to control them and bring back face-to-face interactions.
- October 18, 2022
"Since the pandemic, patients have become more digital."Bayer Mexico has undergone an important development during the pandemic, which has led it to speed up the launch of its Market Place and to introduce advanced analytics in its customer listening processes.
- October 17, 2022
"If we continue with this fragile and globalized world, we are going to live through crisis after crisis."Economist and innovator Gunter Pauli, author of 'The Blue Economy', is optimistic about the feasibility of green hydrogen and current technologies enabling progress towards zero emissions in the short term. He also stresses the need to recover local production, reduce consumerism and promote social welfare.
- September 1, 2022
"Our goal is to support the country's development."For the head of Digital Transformation at Banco Industrial de Guatemala, Javier Ramírez, the commitment to innovation must be a constant for companies across all sectors. Researching, adopting and charting the course of emerging technologies is, he says, the only way to identify competitors.
- August 24, 2022
"Cloud computing is the fastest-growing technology of the last 30 years".The cloud has become the paradigm of internet services. Abhas Ricky, Chief Strategy Officer of Cloudera, explains the challenges and trends of a booming sector.
- August 16, 2022
"Metro de Madrid's main challenge is the rising price of energy."During the three years that its CEO Silvia Roldán has been at the helm, Metro de Madrid has faced significant challenges. The last of these, the increase in the price of electricity, can be better addressed thanks to the energy efficiency plans that have made it possible to reduce electricity consumption.
- July 5, 2022
"The banking sector has a mission to contribute to financial inclusion."The financial market is capable of predicting the great innovations of technology and the future of the labor market. Gianfranco Ferrari, CEO of Credicorp, explains how digital transformation informs the holding company's actions, as well as its social impact.
- June 13, 2022
“The ability of real-time monitoring in determining how to solve a problem is magic"'Big data' is here to stay, but the next step is to improve business performance through data analysis and instant reaction. The Chief Revenue Officer of Celonis, Miguel Milano, is committed to this in order to rectify the errors resulting from poorly integrated, overlapping systems.
- May 12, 2022
"Solutions to Climate change and the circular economy will not be possible without chemistry”The Spanish chemical industry remains one of the country’s largest consumers of natural gas and it is at the forefront of innovation. The CEO of BASF Española and President of FEIQUE, Carles Navarro, explains how this translates into efforts to transform the sector to make it more sustainable.
- April 12, 2022
“Brands have a lot to gain from leveraging the metaverse's potential”For the Vice President of Technology and Digital Transformation at the AB InBev Middle Americas brewery, Pedro Garavito, improving consumer experience and service by using data and digital platforms is crucial. Despite the challenges facing the sector, he says they are already working to be at the forefront of the trends that are revolutionizing the market, such as blockchain, NFTs and gaming.
- March 14, 2022
"Companies that are not sustainable will go bankrupt and out of business."BBVA's Global Head of Sustainability, Javier Rodríguez Soler, says that the commitment to sustainability is a smart and profitable decision from an economic point of view for companies in all sectors, and that it must be approached from a global perspective: local solutions do not serve any useful purpose if we continue to pollute in other parts of the world.
- December 1, 2021
“People want more sustainable cement, but they don’t want to pay for it”To be a leader in one of the most difficult sectors to decarbonize is not without its challenges, as demonstrated by the CEO of Cementos Pacasmayo, Humberto Nadal. Despite the sector’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Nadal regrets that civil society finds it difficult to accept the higher costs of green innovation, but he continues to rely on it for the ongoing improvement of the cement industry.
- November 3, 2021
“Green hydrogen is set to transform the energy industry”The CEO and regional manager of ENGIE Peru, Rik De Buyserie, is steadfast in his belief that green hydrogen will be the next revolution in the energy sector, an increasingly complex industry which needs us to bridge the gap with clients
- October 20, 2021
“Universities that ignore sustainability will be left behind”The Global Head of Sustainability at IE University, Isabela del Alcázar, believes that higher education institutions should incorporate environmental, social and governance issues in a cross-disciplinary way, and that the whole community should be familiar with these concepts in order to apply them
- October 5, 2021
“Not only do we need to reduce the carbon footprint of the textile and fashion industries, but we also need to make clothes last longer”In order to connect with a new consumer who is increasingly demanding sustainability but does not want to spend more than they already are, Desigual’s founder, Thomas Meyer, is confident he can use technology to reshape the fashion industry in a way that combines a respect for the planet with greater process efficiency
- September 21, 2021
“We are looking for software engineers with a ‘startup’ mentality”The person responsible for talent acquisition in Adidas, Carla Giménez de la Daughter, explains the philosophy after the technological hub of a sports company, and is expectantly existing for unpredictable changes in the labor market for the coming years
- September 8, 2021
“MOOCs do not provide practical training for the real world”The future of education will be hybrid, inclusive and personalized thanks to technologies such as artificial intelligence, says Sam Schofield, vice-president at Udacity. In addition, he says that workers with backgrounds in cybersecurity and data science will be especially valued.