PROGRAM


 

ALUMNI FORUM AGENDA

Madrid, February 6th, 2015


08.30h.

Registration and Welcome Coffee


09.00h.

Inauguration

Host of the Day: Kiron Ravindran, Associate Dean of the Master in Management Program

 
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Santíago Íñiguez MBA 1990
President, IE University
Dean, IE Business School
 
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Fernando Barnuevo, MIDE 1987
President, IE Alumni Association
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Julia Sánchez, IMBA 2008
Head of Global Alumni Relations
IE (Video Presentation)

09.30h.

Why Innovation Matters?

 
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Event host: Kiron Ravindran
Associate Dean of the Master in Management Program
 
 

09.40h.

Keynote Speech: Innovation is Hope

 
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Moderator: Guillermo de la Dehesa
Chairman of the Board, IE
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John Hope Bryant
U.S President`s Advisory Council
on Financial Capability for Young Americans
Author of “How the Poor Can Save Capitalism”
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Operation HOPE
 

Closing Q&A


10.30h.

New Funding Models

 
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Rodrigo Niño
CEO at Prodigy Network
- Crowdfunding in Real Estate
 

10.50h.

Panel Discussion: Social Innovation

 
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Moderator: Concepción Galdón
Area 31 Director
IE Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center
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Rodrigo Niño
CEO at Prodigy Network
- Crowdfunding in Real Estate
 
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Ramon Marmolejos, IMBA 2009
Founder of Emzingo and IE Alumni
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Johannes Willms, IMBA 2010
Managing Director of Sunny River Kenya, Schoeller Water

11.30h.

Futurescope Workshops: Elevator Pitches

  • New Technologies presented presented by José Almansa, MBA 2000; Co-Founder Hub Madrid
  • Cyber Security presented by Avi Biran, CEO & Co-Founder of Cyber Odysseys
  • Business Opportunities at the Bottom of the Pyramid presented by Ramón Marmolejos, Founder of Emzingo
  • Recruiting 4.0 presented by Steve Cadigan, Former VP of Talent Management for LinkedIn
  • Workspace Design presented by Guzmán de Yarza Program Director of IE Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments
  • Creative Leadership: Learning from the "Maestros" presented by Juan Carlos Pastor, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Academic Director of the Center for Global Leadership at IE and Alvaro Cañil, Founder of High C Consulting

 

For more information about the workshops click here


11.50h.

Coffee Break + Networking Breakout Rooms


13.00h.

Plenary Resumes & Recap

 
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Kiron Ravindran
Associate Dean of the Master in Management Program
 
 

13.05h.

"Big Data" is the new "Data"

Panel 1: Transforming Industry Through Data

 
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Moderator: Kiron Ravindran
Associate Dean of the Master in Management Program
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Juan Gorricho
Senior Manager, Merchandise Business Intelligence and Analytics
The Walt Disney Company
 
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Oscar Méndez Soto
Founder & CEO of Stratio
 

13.50h.

Panel 2: The Age of You

 
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Enrique Dans, MBA 1990
Professor of Information Systems
IE Business School
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Gonzalo Brujó
Chairman Latin America and Iberia
Interbrand
 

Closing Q&A

 

14.30h.

Networking Lunch: IE Activity Showrooms; Provide alumni information on IE and how to get involved

  • Area 31
  • Campus Life & Alumni Clubs
  • Faculty Research, IE University, Executive Education & IE – Brown
  • Career Management Center

15.30h.

Estrella Galicia, la huella de una cerveza "exageradamente buena" (1-on-1 interview)

 
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Moderator: Ángel Bonet, MDCM 1998
Partner of Indra Business Consulting & President Unltdspain
Ignacio Rivera
CEO Estrella Galicia

16.00h.

Entregovernments: What Are They? And Why We Need Them? 

 
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Al-Zain S. Al-Sabah
Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait
 

16.20h.

Panel: Driving Innovation through Entrepreneurship

 
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Moderator: Juan José Güemes
President
IE Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center
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Nico Goulet
Managing Partner at Adara Venture Partners
 
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Pedro Moneo
Founder & CEO Opinno
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Maria Benjumea
President & Founder Spain Start-up
 
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Marco Marinucci, IXMBA 2005
Co-founder and Managing Partner MTS Venture partners
and CEO Mind the Bridge Foundation
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Neda Aldehany, IMBA 2011
Co-Founder of Brilliantlab

17.10h.

Talent: How to Create a Culture of Innovation

 
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Steve Cadigan
Former VP of Talent Management for LinkedIn
 

17.30h.

Panel; How to resolve conflict between new ideas & execution?

 
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Moderator: Vandyck Silveira
CEO of FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance
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Daniel Carreño
President & CEO GE Spain
 
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Carina Szpilka, EXMBA 1997
Digital Transformation Expert
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Eugenio Prieto, MBA 1989
President AT Kearney Spain and Portugal
 
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Al-Zain S. Al-Sabah
Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait
 

18.00h.

Closing Keynote: Managers in the Future

 
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Jacob Morgan
Futurist and Author
“The Future of Work”
 

18.30h.

Closure

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Julia Sánchez, IMBA 2008
Head of Global Alumni Relations
IE

18.30h.

Closing Cocktail & Music sponsored by Estrella Galicia