Date:Thursday, November 23rd, 6-8pm
Venue:Paper Pavilion, Serrano 99
Join us for the biggest TECH TALK in the history of IE! The Artificial Intelligence Club, Air & Space Club and Robotics club are jointly organising a Tech Talk on Nov 23rd 6-8pm at IE Paper Pavilion, where Industry Leaders will present their insights and initiatives. The diverse experience of our speakers, from engaging immersive journeys around advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence and managing the business finance in Aviation industry, to working in a mars missions and developing novel aerial technologies. This will be an insightful opportunity for both tech enthusiasts and business students alike.
18:00-18:20: Balvindar Powar, CCO and MD/Partner at BOOSTER & AERDRON
18:20-18:40: Elena Baillo, CFO of IBERIA
18:40-19:00: Rodrigo Haya Ramos, Senior Expert at SENER
19:00-19:20: Georgi Stoev, Manager at Hubble Artificial Inteligence Center at EY
19:20-20:00: Q&A and Panel Discussion
Kiron Ravindran: Associate Dean of MIM Program and Professor of Information Systems at IE
Konstantina Valogianni: Assistant Professor of Information System at IE
Lolita Taub: TEDx speaker, World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Forbes 30 Under 30 Finalist, IMBA IE
Calle de Serrano, 99-101, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Balvinder Singh Powar
Balvinder is currently CCO and MD/Partner BOOSTER & AERDRON. His specialties include Communications, Business Development/Sales, Mediation, Marketing, Negotiation, research and set-up of new projects, especially in media and business and social development (strong experience in broadcasting, NGOs and luxury goods).
Elena Baillo de Saro
Rodrigo Haya Ramos
Rodrigo Haya is Aeronautical Engineer for the Polytechnics University of Madrid (UPM) and pilot. Mr. Haya has 20 years of experience on atmospheric flight, having worked as Flight Test engineer for fighters and transport aircraft, Mission Analysis, Flight Mechanics and Guidance systems, especially planetary ascent and entry.
Mr. Haya led DEIMOS Atmospheric Flight group promoting the participation to most atmospheric entry activities in ESA since 2003, namely responsible for:
- Guidance Function design, Mission Analysis and Flight Mechanics of the European Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) for the Phases C2/D/E/F.
- Mission Analysis and design of EXOMARS Entry Descent and Landing phase in phase B1 and B2CD and consultant for phase C/D.
Since June 2015 he is working at SENER Ingeníeria de Sistemas in Madrid. Mr. Haya is the GNC Chief Engineer for Space Rider (former PRIDE).
Manager, Hubble Artificial Intelligence Center
Experienced professional, combining business and technology, with background in IT, incident management and governmental financial policies. Keen enthusiasm for big data, business analytics and technologies. Organized, flexible and analytical, able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks under pressure. Adept in establishing rapport with team members of diverse groups and in promoting team cohesiveness.
Associate Dean of the Masters in Management Programs at IE Business School Professor of Information System and Technologies Ph.D. in Information Systems, Merage School of Business, University of California
Kiron's corporate experience comes from multiple industries and geographies.
He has worked in the automotive and the IT sector in various roles: international marketing, project management, and IT consulting in such areas like IT Outsourcing, Social Network Analysis, Contracting Theory, Economics of Information Systems and Internet-enabled business transformation.
He is a frequent speaker at academic and professional conferences
Assistant Professor of Information Systems at IE Business School Ph.D. in Information Systems and Machine Learning from RSM, Erasmus University Visiting Scholar, University of Minnesota
Konstantina is a technology innovator, trend watcher, researcher, and professor of Information Systems and Technology.
She is intrigued by real-world problems which require an algorithmic solution. Her research has been conducted in close proximity to industry, which has given her a lot of insights about the practitioners’ point of view. She is a frequent speaker at academic and professional conferences and has won several impact awards about her research
MBA Student at IE Business School, TEDx Speaker, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, IBM AI X Prize Mentor, Former IBM and Cisco Employee.
Lolita Taub is an AI enthusiast and an enterprise tech professional. She holds 9 years of enterprise B2B software-hardware-and-services sales experience at IBM, Cisco Systems, and in Silicon Valley. Lolita has been recognized for her work on Forbes, Inc.com, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur.com, and Los Angeles Times, among other publications.
In January 2018, Lolita plans to jump into AI business development and continue to push for diversity inclusion in the tech space.