SPEAKERS

Cris Aranda
Consultant in Digitalisation and AI
MujeresTech & Spain AI

Biography

Dr. Cristina Aranda is a consultant in Digitalisation and AI. Also she is co-founder of MujeresTech, a non-profit association that aims to promote initiatives so that there are many more women in different positions in the digital sector and founder Spain AI Aragón.

Cristina is an advisor on technology and diversity to different public and private institutions of the Government of Spain. She was a speaker at TEDxZaragoza2018. Cristina holds a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, a degree in Hispanic Philology, a Master in Internet Business, a Social Innovation Fellow of the US Embassy and Meridian Intl. Center.

Susana Delgado
Digital Strategy Director
PagoNxt

Biography

Susana Delgado is a Digital Strategy Director at PagoNxt, the payments Fintech company from Santander group that aggregates global payments solutions. She brings a rich expertise in strategy and digital transformation and is passionate of customer experience.

Before joining Santander she had over 15 years’ experience having worked for Tech companies, including Amazon Marketplace, and in the SaaS industry, defining digital transformation and go-to-market strategies globally. She has a management consulting background at McKinsey.
Passionate for diversity and active mentor of female talents in Tech.

Suzana Curic
Head of Digital Native and ISV business at Amazon Web Services Iberia
AWS

Biography

Suzana Curic, born and raised in Sweden with Croatian heritage, is a mother of 2 girls and an Industrial Engineer. Having worked for 20 years in the IT , Telecom, and Media industries, she joined Amazon Web Services in 2017 to help digital natives and ISVs become more agile, reduce IT costs and accelerate innovation thanks to the democratization of technology made possible with cloud computing. Today she heads the Digital Native and ISV business in Iberia.

Ravina Mutha
Co-Founder
Enterprise Bot

Biography

Ravina Mutha is the Co-Founder of Enterprise Bot and heads the company’s business and marketing division. As a passionate entrepreneur. she excels in understanding clients’ needs and providing suitable and high-quality solutions within a limited time. Due to her profound knowledge in the tech field and charismatic personality, Ravina has succeeded in signing multiple contracts for the company. She draws her experience from founding and leading several successful startups in the past, through which she was able to build a strong network of connections. She was featured on the Forbes list of top women-led startups globally by Women Who Tech, Washington, and was one of the finalists for the top 10 women-led startups across Europe in 2018.

Kirsty Sharman
Founder
Referral Factory

Biography

Serial entrepreneur Kirsty Sharman is the Founder of Referral Factory. She boasts an impressive career with over a decade of experience in technology and marketing, having consistently identified the latest consumer trends and built companies to address these needs. Prior to her current venture, she Co-Founded and built what is now Africa’s largest influencer marketing platform, Webfluential.

In 2015 she was nominated by M&G as one of the top 200 young South Africans to watch. She also Co-Founded Johannesburg’s first edition of Girl Geek Dinners, an NGO focussed on empowering women in IT. Since moving to The Netherlands, she has cemented a commitment to diversity, with Referral Factory being recognised by Techleap as one of the most gender-diverse startups in the Netherlands in 2019.

Kirsty’s expertise as a trendspotter in the marketing and technology spaces has seen her featured by Adweek, the BBC, The Drum, The Next Web, Social Media Today and more.

Lisa Spencer
Vice President, Marketing
Irdeto

Biography

Lisa Spencer is the Vice President of Marketing at Irdeto. She is a seasoned marketing communications executive with more than 20 years of experience in creating awareness, and cultivating interest, engagement, and preference for a variety of companies in the technology, healthcare and transportation industries. She is an experienced storyteller with a track record of creating demand generation and customer retention programs that contribute to the bottom line. Recently, Lisa has become the Diversity and Inclusion lead, developing a strategy to further develop D&I at Irdeto. Based in the Netherlands, Lisa holds a double major in Journalism and French from Carleton University (Canada).