Inma Martinez is recognised worldwide as one of the leading figures in the pioneering of digital technologies and the transformation of industries via machine intelligence....
Inma Martinez is recognised worldwide as one of the leading figures in the pioneering of digital technologies and the transformation of industries via machine intelligence. A serial entrepreneur in the 2000s, she was behind the creation and widespread of the mobile internet and emerging digital technologies like music and video streaming, sensor-based data, intelligent apparel, the connected car, smart living and the development of smart urban centres.
Both FORTUNE and TIME have described her as one of Europe’s top talents in social engagement through technology, while FastCompany labelled her a “firestarter” (Fast Talk Forum, Nov 2000) and Bloomberg Businessweek voted her the “Best contributor to the formation of strategy” in the section “Driving the Future of Europe’s Digital Economy” at their European Leadership Forum: Charting the Economic Future of Europe conference for CEOs and governments in 2001, an event that kickstarted her advisory role at the European Union and other governments (Great Britain, Spain, Sarawak Malaysia) in matters of digital strategy and regulation of digital industries, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence.
For over ten years she has committed her time to education at Imperial College London where she is a guest lecturer at their business school’s MSc Management, the MSc in Economics and the MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy programmes and to mentor innovation at venture-focused science institutes around the world where young entrepreneurial scientists explore solutions to world’s challenges.
A “motivational visionary who deviates from the norm”, Inma describes the future in attainable terms and reveals how challenges and disruption can help bring a human-centric progress and an a more ethically driven society. In 2018 she was listed at #1 amongst “The Top 10 Women Changing The Landscape Of Data In 2018” by U.S.A. industry publication Enterprise Management 360 and one of the top “50 A.I. Influencers To Follow On Twitter” by Cognilytica, an A.I. and Cognitive Sciences Research agency.
Her 2019 book “The Fifth Industrial Revolution: How Space Commercialisation Will Derive The Biggest Industrial Expansion of the 21st Century” (Deusto, Editorial Planeta) has been published internationally and is ranked in the top 20 in the Amazon Business and Economy section. She is currently writing “The Future of the Automotive Industry” for New York Apress Media, a technology publisher owned by Springer Nature, the scientific journals and research publishers.