Sofía Silva Carballido
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
Authors: Santiso, Carlos & Ortiz de Artiñano, Idoia
Emerging Uses of Technology for Development: A New Intelligence Paradigm
Govtech: What public servants ought to know to transform government