Speaker

Elena González-Blanco
CoverWallet
General Manager

General Manager of Europe at CoverWallet, Elena González-Blanco is an Artificial Intelligence and Digital Innovation expert with a special focus on language technologies and interdisciplinary international projects. She has been Head of Artificial Intelligence Product Development at Minsait by Indra, and she is also a renowned international researcher, as Principal Investigator of the H2020 European Research Council Excellence Project POSTDATA (1M€+).

Intra-entrepreneur within the Spanish university, she was the Director and Founder of LINHD (Digital Innovation Lab and IT solutions provider). Executive Committee/Advisory Board Member of key European digital research infrastructures and international associations (President of the Spanish Digital Humanities Association, Member of the Executive Commitee of the European Alliance for Digital Humanities, Secretary of the International Alliance for Digital Humanities Organization, and member of the Advisory Board of the CLARIN ERIC EU Research Infrastructure, among others). PhD in Spanish Philology and awarded 1st National MA Price in Spanish Studies and Classics has developed researching and teaching activities at Harvard University, King’s College, UNAM, Bonn and UNED.

Fluent speaker of English, French, German and Italian. Recognized as one of the Top100 Female Leaders in Spain (2016, 2017, 2018) www.lastop100.com, and awarded with Julián Marías Prize 2017 for researchers under 40 years. She has been #1 in the Choiseul Ranking “100 Economic Leaders for the Future of Spain” 2018. Mother of 4 children.

Sessions

Stage 1

23.05.19 | Panel

14:35 — 15:10

 

Global Ambition: FinTech & InsurTech Upstarts think boundaryless

Elena González-Blanco | CoverWallet, General Manager

Georg Hauer | N26, General Manager - Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH)

Felix Huber | Stripe, Head of Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA)

Elena Novokreshchenova | Remitly , Vice President of Europe

Christian Busch | German Accelerator, CEO