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.

August 10, 2021

“The pandemic will generate a change in the way we focus on protection”

Coronavirus has led to a surge in demand for remote security services, something easy for Securitas, thanks to its previous commitment to innovation, explains the CEO in Spain, Zacarías Erimías. Thanks to technologies such as artificial intelligence, they offer risk prediction and automatic capacity control services.

July 28, 2021

“Spain will be a paradise for 'start-ups', but not only for your taxation”

The Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence, Carme Artigas, outlines the keys to the R&D Missions in AI, analyzes the state of digitalization of Spanish companies and society, clarifies the confusions generated by the Law of 'Start-ups' and reviews the lessons learned after the launch of the 'app' Radar COVID

July 15, 2021

“New generations won’t make it to old age if we don’t act now”

Having spent a lifetime dedicated to protecting the planet, the founder of Fundación Natura and former director of WWF, Roque Sevilla, warns that if we don’t act now against the climate emergency, future generations will not have the opportunity to live as long as previous generations.

June 28, 2021

“Agile is going to be the word par excellence in the field of business”

For iconn's director of transformation, Abraham Ibarra, the key to the future of 'retail' lies in hybridization, both in remote and face-to-face work models and in physical and online purchasing patterns, and affirms that digital transformation has allowed them to reduce the rate of employee turnover

June 15, 2021

“Tech companies must understand that patients are not numbers.”

Organon Latin America's medical director, Juan Marques, appreciates that the pandemic has accelerated the healthcare sector's digitalization, but is cautious when it comes to implementing technologies that could put patients' lives and privacy at risk, and stresses that no medical innovation should ever neglect the human touch.

June 3, 2021

“I'm certain there will be a cure for cancer someday.”

According to Novartis Oncology Spain's Managing Director, José Marcilla, the pharmaceutical sector must provide value to its customers and stakeholders through innovation, explaining that personalized medicine and immunotherapy are providing great advances in the treatment of oncology patients.

May 17, 2021

“The consumer is starting to look at where products are made.”

The president of pharmaceutical company Cantabria Labs, Juan Matji, explains how his industry and company are being transformed by new innovations, and he predicts greater societal consideration of where manufacturing takes place after suffering from its " dependence" on foreign supply chains during lockdown.

May 4, 2021

“An anonymous person can blow up your digital life in 10 minutes.”

Online’ reputation has become society's new currency, according to RepScan CEO Josep Coll, whose company is committed to offering digital defence rights to citizens. His ‘start-up’ scours the internet for fake and illegal content in order to remove it and prevent it from damaging its clients' online image.

April 20, 2021

“AI saves time, but human brilliance is still necessary to advance beyond that.”

Technology, open innovation and public-private collaboration are essential to the pharmaceutical sector's progress, says HR Business Partner for Human Resources at Sanofi, David Reyero, who also highlights the importance of joining forces and intelligence between different professionals and technological tools.

April 5, 2021

“In the next few years there will be professionals, not professions.”

For Eva Roca, head of Talent Acquisition at Schneider Electric Iberia, dealing with uncertainty is part of the new business normal, companies must empower employees to drive change in an agile way and learn from their inevitable mistakes.

February 22, 2021

“Insurers need to agree on which client data should not be used”

Deputy director general of Transformation at Mutua Madrileña, Jaime Kirkpatrick, unpacks the challenges and opportunities for the insurance sector in the face of technological and mobility changes, and the effect COVID-19 is having. He also calls for an agreement among companies to protect users from discriminatory and unfair algorithms

February 9, 2021

“Low-cost insurance shouldn't mean lower quality”

The director of Digital Business at DKV Group, Josep Celaya, believes that the insurance industry's survival will rely on a firm commitment to the health sector and ''blind faith'' in innovation. He is committed to using digitalisation to break away from the myth that associates low-priced products and services with poorer characteristics

January 25, 2021

“Human Resources departments must rewrite history”

The manager of his division at Arcos Dorados in Argentina, Sergio Pivetti, explains how the pandemic has accelerated their remote working schemes and wellness initiatives with spectacular results, and encourages his counterparts to support their workers in balancing their work and personal lives.

January 12, 2021

“The pandemic accelerated some of our projects five years”

For the CIO of La Comer supermarkets, Flor Argumedo, COVID-19 has become a catalyst for improving customer service and explains how they were able to take advantage of innovation and available technologies to meet the huge increase in demand they were experiencing
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