Who is Jaime Rodríguez de Santiago?
Jaime Rodríguez de Santiago is a technology entrepreneur committed to the transformative impact that technology has on society. He is currently General Manager for Spain of FREE NOW. Jaime encourages others to stay in a state of continuous learning, through his popular Kaizen podcast, in which he addresses ideas and techniques with which to improve our habits and behaviors in a slight but constant way.
How is a conference with Jaime Rodríguez de Santiago?
He is a regular speaker at both national and international conferences, in which he addresses the changes produced by disruptive technologies in sectors such as transport and mobility. He also provides valuable insights on leadership, entrepreneurship, the sharing economy, team coordination, launching startups or digital transformation. Jaime has participated in different TEDx talks, as well as in conferences for Google Activate.
What has been his professional career and contribution to society?
Jaime currently runs FREE NOW, the largest European urban mobility company. Previously and for five years he was in charge of another reference in mobility, BlaBlaCar, for Iberia and Germany. During this stage, the French app managed to attract millions of users from all over the world. Previously, Jaime was part of Zhilabs, a pioneering Spanish startup in real-time analysis of big data for the telecommunications sector. For three years, Jaime also led his own online media outlet, 6cero.
In the teaching field, he has been a visiting professor at The Valley Digital Business School and at the ISDI School of Digital Business and Management. Jaime Rodríguez has a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
Awards and distinctions
Jaime was included in the "100 Economic Leaders for Tomorrow" list of the Choiseul Institute, in the 2018 and 2019 editions. During his time as Marketing Manager of BlaBlaCar, the company was awarded in the National Marketing Awards in the category of Innovation.
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