IE Business School professor and programmes director

Silvia Leal collaborates as a professor and academic director with IE Business School, where she is currently responsible for the Executive Programme in ICT and Digital Innovation. This programme is currently regarded as a world referent by the European Commision

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Weekly advisor for the public TV

Silvia Leal conducts a weekly section in the TV Program Emprende (Canal 24 and la 1), where she advises professionals and entrepreneurs on how to make new technologies profitable. The program was awarded with 13 prizes in 2015.

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Independent advisor for the European Commission

Silvia Leal advises the European Commission as an expert in new technologies and innovation (e-Leadership, e-Skills and Digital Entrepreneurship).


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e-Skills Guide

Due to the financial crisis, Europe lost more than 5.6 million “traditional” jobs, while during this period, 2.6 new digital vacancies were created for each of these “traditional” jobs. Unfortunately, today many of them have not been filled (aprox. 1 million vacances) , being the objective of this project to finish with this digital gap.


The objective of this project is to identify the common factors of e-leaders, new professionals capable of innovating with new technologies and also of inspiring people to do the same.

Digital Entrepreneurship

The objective of this project is to help european countries to foster successful entrepreneurship and innovative ideas.

Human Age Institute

Silvia Leal collaborates with the Human Age Institute as mentor of the e-leadership and innovative energy areas together with experts like: Alex Rovira, Mario Alonso Puig and Jose Antonio Marina, Juan Carlos Cubeiro.

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