Sofía Silva Carballido
Sofía Silva works as Project Lead at the PublicTech Lab at IE University (Madrid). She currently focuses on the elaboration and implementation of strategic guidelines for govtech projects being developed at public institutions and international organizations at international level. She has contributed to publications on public digital transformation and new technologies, alongside organisations like the Development Bank of Latin America-CAF, The Governance Lab at New York University, PUBLIC and the Inter-American Development Bank, and has participated in international events as a speaker.
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 has undergone Executive Education in digital transformation for government at Harvard’s Kennedy School and is a graduate 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.