Pablo Ruiz Correa, Head of Innovation at Liberbank

Pablo has over 20 years of international experience with a successful track record for delivering business innovation and digital transformation for financial services organizations such as Liberbank, Banco Santander and JPMorganChase. As Head of Innovation at Liberbank, he is responsible for defining the Innovation digital strategy and deliver innovation through Liberbank´s Innovation Labs. 

As Former Head of Open Innovation at Banco Santander, he was responsible for managing global FinTech acceleration programs in Madrid, New York, San Francisco, London and Helsinki. Developed institutional partnerships with Trade and Investment Government Institutions and Venture Funds. Performed continuous scouting for FinTech startups and identify new technology and business trends to continuous develop the digital banking strategy. This included identifying solutions for innovating within retail mobile banking, customer experience, KYC onboarding, big data analytics, personal finance management, payments, loyalty, P2P lending and investment advisory platforms. 

As for my background, I am a computer science engineer by the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICAI) and a Masters in Business Administration by the IE Business School, intraentrepeneur, active startup mentor within the early stage FinTech ecosystem.