Eduvigis Ortiz

Founder & President, Women4Cyber Spain; Strategic Alliances Leaders, SAS

Edu Ortiz is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience, mostly in the area of business consulting and information technology. Her main strengths are to define and to execute sales strategies, to manage partnership ecosystems and to execute joint business plans for strategic alliances. She is passionate in driving innovation through collaborative solutions for clients. In the last years her top priorities have been to develop solutions using Cybersecurity integrated within Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and Digital Transformation portfolio. She has a comprehensive experience in business transformation, business development and alliances management in international and multicultural environments.

Edu is an industrial engineer (PUCMM, Dominican Republic). She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for a Master of Science in Engineering (Quality and Reliability) at Arizona State University (ASU), USA. She also holds a General Management Program (PDG) by IESE Business School, Madrid, Spain with the Lidera Scholarship. She participated in the Corporate Governance Program W50 Banco Santander at UCLA Anderson School of Management and in the Promociona Program at ESADE.

Edu is very engaged in the promotion of an equal opportunities’ society. In that matter she volunteers to be a change agent whenever and wherever she is. She has been Board member of the Professional Women’s Network in Madrid for seven years. Currently, Edu is founder and President of W4C Spain (Women4Cyber Spain) and leads the Madrid chapter of the MeetUp for Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS). Edu serves as mentor in the Pulsar Program of Fundacion Everis and in the Women & Engineering Program of the Royal Engineering Academy (RAI) in Spain. She also is a judge in the Technovation program.