4YFN 2022: Leading the EdTech Revolution

As one of the world’s leading business schools, Esade is at the forefront of the EdTech Revolution, pioneering new ways to help individual talents, startups, and established firms leverage the possibilities created by technology to learn and grow together in a sustainable way.

At 4YFN 2022, Esade professors and collaborators shared knowledge of their areas of specialist expertise, inspiring and providing actionable insights into current trends that are impacting business as well as ideas to drive future change.

EdTech & AI - The next Big Thing

After MOOCs covid brought us the biggest experiment to date in EdTech, a field already full of experiments got an steroid treatment. Maybe it’s time to review the most interesting experiences in the west and east and take a look to the future of EdTech and how AI will change it! The fully-connected future with the metaverse is just in the corner!

Esteve Almirall, Operations, innovation and Data Science at Esade.

The innovation model: startups or advanced industry? DeepTech and Technological Entrepreneurs

A company that markets a traditional product or service applying an existing technology is not the same as a technological and scientific advance, with business implications.

Xavier Ferràs, director Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor in Artificial Intelligence for Business at Esade

Josep Maria Martorell, Director General del Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Miquel Martí, Director General Tech Barcelona

How can Venture Capital be a catalyst for a revolution in education?

This round table provides insight into how venture capitalists can contribute to education success. Experts share their experience “across industries” and extract key learnings for the future of education and edtech.

Ivan Bofarull, Innovation Director at Esade

Carles Trenchs, Innovation professor at Esade

Pepe Agell, Partner Pearvc and Founder, Charboost

Ben Wirz, General Partner Brighteye Ventures

The Future of talent in the digital age

Experts will examine what skills leaders have to learn to prosper in today’s business setting with its constant changes and unprecedented interruptions.

Marc Correa, director Esade Executive Education

María Barceló, director Esade Executive Master Digital Business

Marc Sanz, Head of Google for Education in Europe and Esade Alumni

Tomek Stoma, People Director, Tech at Glovo

Women in Tech: A business perspective

A panel of experts debating on the role of women in technology, featuring noteworthy guests who underscore the importance of female profiles in the STEM area.

Núria Agell, professor Department Operations, Innovation and Data Science at Esade

Elisenda Bou, Co-Founder & CTO at Vilynx, now leading Media Knowledge at Apple

Vanessa Estorach, Co-founder at WiM [Women in Mobile]

Irene Unceta, professor Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences at Esade

Elena Alfaro, Global Head of Data at Client Solutions BBVA

Mireia Vila, IT Director South West Europe and Turkey at PepsiCo

Technology and Education: how to adapt curriculums and offers to train future generation

EdTech Startups highlight a wide variety of initiatives and projects whose technology takes advantage of Big Data, AI, blockchain and deep learning to ensure greater reach within education sector and society

Davide Rovera, manager Esade eWorks

Tobia de Angelis, Co-Founder & Chairman at Epicode

Alberto Arenaza, Co-Founder at Transcend Network