Elena Yndurain, Technology Strategist, PhD, MBA

Operationalizing innovation linking emerging technologies to business applicability

Seasoned executive with 20+ years experience driving digital products into the market, linking strategy, R&D, and operations towards technology adoption.

Currently focused on Quantum Computing, Innovation, and Digital Transformation,

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:

• Professor, IE Business School
• Collaborator, UC3M AI Lab
• Collaborator, UCM QC lab
International work experience US, Europe, South Africa, India, LATAM. Fluent English/Spanish

Continuous education:
• Quantum Computing 4 Course Certificate, MIT, Boston
• AI: Implications for Business Strategy, MIT, Boston
• Certified Scrum Product Owner, SCRUM alliance

Academics:
• PhD & M.Sc. Telecoms Engineering (Telematics), UC3M
• Executive MBA,IE Business School
• Graduate Innovation Degree, Harvard
• B.Sc. Mathematics & Computer Science, UoM

Work experience