Ricardo Gomez Fernandez

Experienced COO&CIO executive with proven track-record in managing international operations, developing new business and driving digital transformation in multinational and fast growing environments, across industries (Financial Services, TMT sector, Internet and Construction) and channels (B2B/B2O/B2C). Bringing a unique combination of commercial focus and operating experience to drive growth, industry leadership and shareholder value.

Particular skills include (among others):

• Proven ability to lead international teams (+300 people) to successfully achieve results and increase profitability in multicultural and complex environments.
• Great deal of analytical thinking and creativity to lead the creation and implementation of new systems and procedures to enable an organization to operate more effectively, increase revenues and customer satisfaction. It does include Mobility, Cloud, Big Data and reengineering projects; and off-shore relocation experience.
• Great experience in managing complex projects for internal and external clients with clear delivery dates, SLAs and performance targets.
• Developing international markets and exploiting business opportunities by leading the execution of corporate transactions (JVs, M&A deals, Partnerships, etc.).
• General management skills with remarkable experience in Operations, Business Development, IT, B2B sales, P&L management and Big Data.
• Strong interpersonal skills, open-minded, customer oriented and highly adaptable to all type of environments (early stage, fast-paced growth, etc.) and industries.

– Expertise in: General Management; Operations; IT; Digital Transformation; Business Development; Mergers&Acquisitions; P&L management; Lean and Organizational performance; Big Data and Analytics; Project Management; Open Banking; Open Innovation; Agile; Artificial Intelligence.