Executive and Director with a wide experience in Strategy, Innovation, Technology and Sustainability in blue chip companies such as GE, Google, Dell Computer and NH Hoteles.
The toughest times bring out the true leaders.
Who is Isabel Aguilera?
Isabel Aguilera is a recognized strategy, innovation, technology and sustainability specialist who has developed strategies for global blue chip companies.
Besides being an entrepreneur and author, Isabel Aguilera is a frequent speaker at a variety of international events, where she has shared her proven experience of creating new business models with ESG criteria, as well as developing digital transformation frameworks.
What will you learn from Isabel Aguilera as a speaker?
Having acquired extensive executive experience, Isabel Aguilera’s conferences are a must for high profile and C-suite leaders who need to excel in the most demanding corporate environments.
She offers outstanding guidance on optimization, management and monitoring of processes, as well as new metrics, for both multinational and multidisciplinary businesses and teams.
Isabel Aguilera has mastered the art of synthesizing decades of business experience into tailored and well segmented talks, aimed at global leaders who wish to upgrade their management skills from any angle.
Isabel Aguilera’s career and contribution to society:
Isabel Aguilera has a degree in architecture and urbanism from the University of Sevilla and holds various master’s and postgraduate degrees from IE and IESE. She is also a lecturer at leading business schools such as ESADE and Deusto Business School.
She is serving currently at the Board of the following listed companies: Cemex, Oryzon (epigenetics), Lar España (REIT), Making Science (digital marketing), Clinica Baviera (Spanish listed and 80% owned by the Chinese group Aier) and Canal Isabel II, a multinational entity on water management.
She has been a member of the Advisory Boards of Oracle Iberia, Farmaindustria, Mutua Pelayo and Human Age Institute (part of Manpowergroup). She is currently an active member of the Advisory Boards of Deusto Business School and Omnicom PR Group, as well as a member of SM Publishers Patronage.
Isabel Aguilera has been an independent board member at Indra (a leading Spanish IT company), BMN (Banco Mare Nostrum), Laureate, Inc (American listed company of private Universities), Egasa/Luckia (an Spanish family owned gaming and entertainment company) and also was part of the Board of Emergia Contact Center, the Dutch Insurance company, Aegon, the Italian bank Banca Farmafactoring and the technological company from Morocco, HPS (Hightech Payment Systems).
She was the CEO responsible for setting up Google Iberia in Spain and Portugal, and for creating NH Hotel Group’s international business model, where she developed her activity as a global COO.
Isabel was the President of General Electric in Spain and Portugal and in Dell she was the CEO for Spain, Italy and Portugal and Head of Business Development for Southern Europe. She has worked for Airtel (currently Vodafone) and HP-Compaq.
She has an outstanding list of top companies among her clients of consultancy such as Globalia (a Spanish travel Company), Playa Hotels & Resorts (American), Banco Base (Mexican), and Hovione (Portuguese pharmaceutical), among others.
For over four years, she was President of the Social Board of the University of Sevilla, with more than 80.000 students. And was in the past, part of the Board of IE International Advisory Board and APD (Spanish Business Association) Board.
Isabel is co-founder of the technological start up (Twindocs), she has participated in many new entrepreneurship projects since then.
Awards and recognitions:
Isabel Aguilera has been acknowledged by several institutions and organizations of business professionals such as AED and FEDEPE, as well as from publications such as Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo, and many more.
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