Teresa's extensive business experience encompasses commercial experience in big multinationals and start-ups, in some of the best academic institutions in the world, and in international organizations. She has worked as a senior executive leading global teams at top tech companies worldwide, such as British Telecom, O2, Vodafone, Telefónica, and Siemens. Teresa played a key role in the Digital Transformation of companies like BT Europe, where she coordinated the IT departments of all the European Joint ventures, and Infineon, part of the Siemens group, where she was responsible for Innovation.
She was a pivotal element of the Agile transformation of O2 Germany, a Telefónica company. Teresa was trained by Jeff Sutherland, one of the creators of Agile Methodologies and Scrum. This was one of the very early Agile transformations in business, and it has been captured in various case studies.
She was responsible worldwide for the deployment of Big Data services and solutions at Telefonica Digital. Her work in academia focuses on the intersection between tech, innovation, and leadership, lecturing on Digital Transformation, Digital Leadership, and Agile Methodologies (including Agile Leadership, High-Performance teams, and Scrum). She has collaborated with academic institutions like Said Business School of Oxford University, Judge Business School of Cambridge University, Instituto de Empresa, where she was director of the Technology and Innovation Program Management, EAE Business School, where she is director of the Master in Big Data and Business Analytics and director of the Agile Methodologies Specialization, Headspring (a Financial Times joint venture), where she mentored teams working on agile methodologies, and Stanford University, where she is a University Innovation Champion.
Teresa is a member of the IoC (Institute of Coaching) at Harvard Medical School.
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