20 Jan Inma Martinez
Inma is a pioneer in the mobile industry since the 2000s, specialising in behavioural learning data analysis (Escape Velocity (2000 – sold to Nokia Oy) and music/image streaming (Visual Radio (2004) – sold to Nokia Oy), Inma is a recognised technologist that has been at all times involved at the forefront of innovation (film digitalisation, connected car, appstores (LG, HP), the future of work places, and other international projects in Europe, UAE and Asia. She is mentor to a variety of sensor-software companies – from wearables to construction pavements, advisory programmes of various smart city and urban development projects, at Central St Martins “Future Textiles” programme. In 2010 she was invited by the UK Trade & Investment to become a spokesperson for their Business Catalyst programme in matters of digital economy, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer. Fortune and TIME have described her as one of Europe’s top talents in social engagement through technology, Red Herring ranked her among the top 40 women in technology, and FastCompany labelled her a “firestarter”.