Elena Yndurain, Technologist, PhD, MBA

elena@yndurain.com, @yndurain, #(+1)2029992424 or #(+34)609181778

Seasoned executive with 20+ years experience driving digital products into the market, linking strategy, R&D, and operations towards technology adoption. Technology and business experience in industry line and consulting roles:
• Created technology innovation strategy building the corporate units and ecosystems.
• Outlined and implemented the digital strategy and agenda for sector offerings
• Defined the go to market strategy to introduce new technology products and services.

Experience in emerging technologies (Mobile, Cloud, AI, and Quantum Computing), launched digital solutions for consumer and enterprise, cross-industry: telecommunications, financial services, health care, transport, and government.

Passionate about the practicality of STEM, I collaborate with key academic institutions and advise corporations on how to leverage technology to drive business value.

I also publish articles to bring technology closer to everyone:
“Cómo las APIs convertirán a los bancos en plataformas tecnológicas” Consejeros, 2017
“La tecnología que viene” La Ser radio 2017
“Algoritmos. Los cimientos de la revolución digital” El Mundo 2014
“Augmenting Mobile Search Engines to Leverage Context Awareness” IEEE Internet Computing 2012
International work experience US, Europe, South Africa, India, LATAM. Fluent English/Spanish

Continuous education:
• Requirements for Large-Scale Universal Quantum Computation, MIT, Boston
• AI: Implications for Business Strategy, MIT, Boston
• Certified Scrum Product Owner

Academics:
• Ph.D. & M.Sc. Telematics Engineering, Universidad Carlos III
• Graduate course on Innovation, Harvard
• Executive MBA, IE Business School
• B.Sc. Math & Computer Science

Work experience