Javier Fernández Saavedra

Head of Telecom, FinTech and EduTech, Google Canada

Javier leads a team dedicated to driving disruptive innovation at Google Canada, focusing on Tech startups (e.g. FinTech & EduTech) and Telecom companies. Trusted digital advisor to C-suite Executives, supporting their digital transformation efforts. Director of Digital Marketing, Digital Advertising, E-Commerce, Search Engines and Mobile.

Passionate about people, marketing & technology, Javier is Professor of eCommerce, Digital Marketing and Innovation Culture in several Executive Programs at Business Schools particularly at ISDI and at prestigious Engineering Universities particularly at The Polytechnic University of Madrid (Professor in Executive MBA).

Javier draws upon 20+ years of Marketing, Technology, Partnership, Strategy and Sales Management experience at Siemens, Motorola, Telefonica and Google (Canada & Spain). At Google, Javier has worked with Telecom Operators, Consumer Electronics Makers, Banks and Insurance companies (corporate and start-ups).

My personal mission is to build a better and fairer society based on the new technologies. I´m obsessed about simplicity and customer experience, my motto is “less but better.”

Javier has a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering (The Polytechnic University of Madrid) and Executive Education at IESE (Business School University of Navarra).

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