Marisol Menéndez

Marisol Menéndez

CEO Bilakatu / #WomenInTechSpain

Short Biography

Marisol is an expert with more than 25 years of experience in the areas of open innovation, ecosystem orchestration, fintech and digital transformation. She is CEO of WITH (previously #WomenInTechSpain) the ecosystem of executive women in STEM, and CEO & Founder of Bilakatu dedicated to research and explore Open Innovation and Ecosystem Orchestration.

Former Global head of Open Innovation at BBVA. Former Chief Open Innovation Officer at South Summit, Former Head of Open Innovation at NFI - Nordic Future Innovation She’s an author of the framework “3 dimensions of Open Innovation”, for Open Innovation maturity. She’s Strategic Investor Representative & Board Observer at Meniga, and advisor for startups and tech companies in the areas of strategy, growth, corporate relationship and tech future.    

An Industrial Engineer with an MBA, Marisol is known for her inclusive leadership style, talent for creating high-performance teams, and ability to establish lasting connections.

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