Mentor and coach
IE Business School
Pilar started out as a R+D software engineer in the telecommunications sector. She co-founded an IT company specializing in the development of real time software for telecommunications in the areas of space and defense.
The company has since grown substantially, and now employs 300 engineers. During the nearly 20 years of her stay in the company, she dedicated her skills to technical duties, and managerial tasks later on. Pilar was an active participant in acquiring standard ISO-9001, while also managing commercial tasks and creating and developing their HR department. The company was acquired by a multinational and Pilar became part of the board staff responsible for its expansion in Spain.
On top of her many other roles, she is an entrepreneur coach.
She co-founded another consulting firm, and invested in a laboratory equipment manufacturing facility, where she became the executive vice president.
As a mentor of technology-based start-ups, Pilar supports teams with her knowledge of organizational management, quality procedures and human resources management.