Luis J. Carrión Giménez is Senior Manager of Strategy, Innovation and Services Portfolio at Redsys, the main bank-owned Payments Processing Platform in Spain, where he oversees the current portfolio offering, designing and developing innovation projects -from mobile and digital experiences to identity and blockchain technologies-, while heading the Office for Strategy Management in charge of multi-year corporate strategy related activities –from business model assessment, planning and valuation, up to implementation-.
With 20+ years of experience and a diverse and extensive background in heavily regulated industries as telecom, energy and financial services, before joining Redsys Luis held several management positions for more than 10 years at energy utility Unión Fenosa-Gas Natural in Telecom/Internet Business Development and Strategy, managing its 18% stake and subsequently the sale of the Fixed, Mobile and Internet Telco Challenger in Spain. Prior to this, he was responsible for Internet and Digital Infrastructure innovation projects at Telefónica de España, where he began his career deploying the first domestic broadband data network.
He has also been part-time Assistant Professor for 12 years and later Honorary Professor, both on Internet Technology for different degree-level core courses, at Telematics Department at Universidad Carlos III Madrid.
He graduated as a Master in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication) at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and holds an MBA from IE and Corporate Finance from IESE. He recently received a Fintech "Future of Commerce" Certification from MIT Experimental Learning.