Yolanda Martínez has more than 17 years leading digital transformation initiatives in the public and private sectors at national and international levels. In the international arena Yolanda led the Office of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Chile, has collaborated with various United Nations agencies such as the Development Program (UNDP) and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), participated as OECD peer reviewer for the Digital Government Strategies of various Latin American countries, and as Honorary Advisory Board Member for the Digital Strategy of El Salvador, and the Arab Digital Strategy. In the Public Sector, Yolanda led the National Digital Strategy of Mexico, the Digital Government Unit at the Federal level and the Zapopan Ciudad Digital Program at the local level. In the private sector, she has led several digital transformation initiatives as Strategy and Operations Manager at Deloitte Consulting. Yolanda has been recognized by @political as one of the 20 most influential people globally in Digital Government.
Yolanda has a degree in Information Systems from the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and PhD in Information and Knowledge Society at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC)