South Summit 2018 Madrid: the most important in the world

The "South Summit" is the most important entrepreneurship and start-ups event in the world. This is how the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, has revealed, as commented to him by the President of the Davos Forum, Klaus Schwab. South Summit 2018 held in Madrid in recent days and closed today has brought together more than 650 investors with an investment potential under management of more than $34 billion. The object of desire has been more than 3,500 startups of which 100 were selected and which have been able to raise about 1,400 million dollars.

4th Industrial Revolution – Blockchain Explained

  Here you can find some teaching materials (videos, pdf, ppt, etc.) that I included in a master class prepared to explain the key elements of the 4th Industrial Revolution (Quantum Computers, 5G, AI, IoT, Cyber-Security, and Blockchain). Special focus on the Blockchain technology, its basics and its possible business applications to an MBA /… Continue reading 4th Industrial Revolution – Blockchain Explained

“The Paradoxical Commandments”

  This was from a poem written by Kent M. Keith and read to her children by the amazing Hedy Lamarr, actress, inventor, big thinker. “The Paradoxical Commandments” People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centred. Love them anyway.   If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Succeed anyway.   The good… Continue reading “The Paradoxical Commandments”

Welcome to the Age of Digital Disruption

“Disruption" consists in introducing a new way of doing something that has not been done before. The Digital Era is about disruption. Digital disruption is fast and scalable. Distinguish between disruptive and fad is key to be ahead of competition.

Cyber-Security in 2018: The main threats

What do we have to worry about in 2018? I would focus on Data Theft and Cyber-Physical Attacks. It is not a random choice. Cyber-attacks are for a reason. Analyzing them to understand these reasons helps us to predict the nature of the attacks. The international situation, technological trends or the fight for power based on religious, ethnic or cultural grounds are amongst the main causes.

The Salazar case. Who leaked the information? (Part 2)

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge” Stephen Hawking. “It was Isabel” said Manuel. “How could that be possible?” replied Gregorio in surprise. “Do you mean that you're not surprised or how did she do it?” asked Manuel. “I suppose both” confessed Gregorio Salazar preparing himself for the… Continue reading The Salazar case. Who leaked the information? (Part 2)

Cyber-Security: What is DLP? The Gregorio Salazar case.

Looking into the horizon, Gregorio Salazar mentally went over the last few stressful hours of the day. The sun was slowly turning red over the city of Madrid. The view was amazing from the window of his office on the 33rd floor of the Cuatro Torres. But Gregorio was in no mood for simple pleasures.… Continue reading Cyber-Security: What is DLP? The Gregorio Salazar case.

Blockchain, the cornerstone of the 4th Industrial Revolution

This is a presentation I gave to a bunch of MIT representatives invited by one of the most important Spanish Investment Banks in Madrid as an introduction to the technology and its implications in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution. You can see it as pdf document or as automatic PowerPoint slide show. Below… Continue reading Blockchain, the cornerstone of the 4th Industrial Revolution