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Mikel Diez


Mikel Diez


Data Science & Technology

Mikel is a thinker by nature always “thinking first then solving”, and within the paradigm of “technology as THE disruptor”.

Mikel performs the Head of Innovation role in the IBM Spain, Portugal, Greece & Israel, with focus in Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Strategy. Also, he is an Enterprise Design Thinking Certified Coach.

Mikel has published a book around Cognitive Customer eXperience and he is a regular speaker at events and lectures on Artificial Intelligence.

Corporate Experience

• Head of Innovation for Spain, Portugal, Greece & Israel, IBM, Spain, 2010 – Present

• SOA Specialist, Oracle, Spain, 2008 – 2010

• Professional Services Manager, ILOG, Spain, 2005 – 2008

Academic Experience

• HST Faculty Professor of Artificial Intelligence, IE University, Spain, 2018 – Present

• Professor of Artificial Intelligence & BigData, EOI, Spain, 2014 – Present

Academic Background

• Master’s in Software Engineering, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain 1995

• Bachelor’s in Computer Science, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain 1993