Sofía Silva Carballido

Project Lead

Sofía Silva works as Project Lead at the PublicTech Lab at IE University (Madrid). Currently, she focuses on the elaboration and implementation of strategic guidelines for govtech projects being developed at public institutions and international organizations.

Her career path unfolds at the intersection of political science and new technologies. In the private sector, she has advised Fortune 500 corporations on how to transform and optimize their internal innovation strategy through intrapreneurship, she has managed Ed-Tech projects on entrepreneurship and she has collaborated in the organization of the South Summit Forum, the largest entrepreneurship event in Southern Europe. In the public sector, she has worked at the Spanish Embassy in Panama and in United Nations and European Parliament models (New York, The Hague, Madrid).

Trained in political and social sciences, she graduated in International Relations from IE University, specializing in entrepreneurship and innovation at the Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California. She has expanded her academic background with studies in behavioral economics and diplomacy at the London School of Economics and Brown University. She received the Award for International Understanding by the ECIS in 2013.

PROJECTS AND PUBLICATIONS

Govtech y el futuro del gobierno

Published by: Inter-American Development Bank & Development Bank of Latin America - CAF

Peer-reviewer.
Authors: Santiso, Carlos & Ortiz de Artiñano, Idoia

30/09/2020

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Emerging Uses of Technology for Development: A New Intelligence Paradigm

Published by: Agence Française de Développement & The Governance Lab (New York University)

Peer-reviewer.

17/02/2021

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Govtech: What public servants ought to know to transform government

Published by: Medium

Author

31/07/2020

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