Ms. Marisol Menendez Head of Open Innovation NFI, Norway

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Marisol Menendez believes deeply in the power of trust to drive change, and in collaborative innovation. She’s Head of Open Innovation for NFI (Nordic Future Innovation), the biggest Nordic executive network that aims to bring all Nordic companies together to boost global sustainable innovation, in connection with the most visionary... read moreplayers in the world, leveraging Nordic strengths. She is Chief Open Innovation Officer at South Summit, the global Open Innovation platform that connects startups, corporations, and investors. She’s also business advisor for Axyon AI (Italy), (Israel), both AI fintech startups, and Movizzon (Colombia). Marisol is former Global Head of Open Innovation at BBVA – where she designed and developed the Open Innovation project since its beginning. This experience has given her a unique understanding of both the corporate and startup worlds, needed to develop successful collaborations. Marisol is an expert with more than 20 years of experience in the areas of open innovation, fintech and digital transformation. An Industrial Engineer with an MBA, currently pursuing a PhD in Open Innovation. Marisol is known for her inclusive leadership style, talent for creating high-performance teams, and ability to establish lasting connections.