Inma Martinez is a technology pioneer and AI scientist advisor to leaders in business and government on the digital economy as a force for progress and societal welfare.
Progressing her previous careers in investment banking and telecommunications towards technology entrepreneurship, she is recognised worldwide as one of the leading entrepreneurs who pioneered with teams at Cambridge University and Trinity College Dublin the first real-time AI recommendation system of the mobile Internet. Throughout
the 2000s she continued working in technology innovation creating emerging digital technologies like mobile music and video streaming, the connected car and smart living.
Her unique experience has allowed her to become one of the most sought-after experts in forecasting digital disruptions and revealing the potentiality of AI and other transformative technologies.
As a government advisor, Inma currently serves as Chair of the Multi-stakeholder Expert Group and Co-Chair of the Steering Committee at the GPAI, the G7/OECD global agency for the development and cooperation on AI. She joined the GPAI as the Spain nominated expert on innovation and commercialisation of AI and leads the AI in Agriculture project. She has served in the United Kingdom at the Trade & Investment agency and at the Innovation Fund of the Department of Sport, Media and Culture, the All Party Parliamentary Group on AI, and is currently a member of the A.I. Council Advisory Board (State Secretariat for AI) at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Government of Spain.
Since 2001 Inma has provided expert testimonies and sector strategies on Big Data and AI at the European Commission contributing to numerous strategies and policies shaping the digital future of the single market, at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) highlighting the implications of the 4IR for developing countries and become a collaborator of UNESCO’s initiative to make AI inclusive of intercultural input and the European Space Agency’s Human and Robotic Exploration and the Ariane Cities programmes.
“The Future of the Automotive Industry” (June 2021) and “The Fifth Industrial Revolution: How Space Commercialisation will derive the Biggest Industrial Expansion of the 21st Century”. Both books focus on digital transformation and radical business models that are paving the way to a new concept of progress, competitive attributes and stakeholders’ values.
Incredibly honoured to have worked with and met some of the most laureate and acclaimed international figures in the sciences and even sports at government and industry events where I was asked to deliver strategic visions for sectors’ digital disruptions and the transformative benefits of A.I. The future is now and we all have a role to play in creating it. Inspiring audiences to take part is one of my utmost aims. Learning from others and admiring their achievements, my delight.
Each day I endeavour to work to the best of my abilities and for the improvement of society. I am here to inspire and enable others achieve their full potential, whether they are my students, my clients or readers of my books.
There is not just one way to address life, work and play. Reality is a kaleidoscope of possibilities and outcomes. Judgement is the biggest shackle to our mind.
I see what others do not. I thrive in environments where all the moving parts become connected dots that form pathways for opportunity and discovery.
Life is a force of continuous change and challenges. Embracing serendipity, being always ready is within our DNA. We are explorers in a reality bursting with constant transformation.
All that there is exists because its effect in the world becomes the catalyst of everything else. If we integrate our actions into this natural structure, we can build a better reality.