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Javier Alvarez IT Director - CIO at HEINEKEN Spain


Master of Engineering (MEng) Telecommunications UPM Madrid, ExMBA (IE), SMP (IMD) and post-degree studies at MIT Sloan School of management, joined HEINEKEN España in 2018 as CIO and member of its Executive Board in Spain. With more than 25 years of experience (Insurance, FMCG, Manufacturing) his background includes experience implementing solutions across several continents. 

The successful accomplished projects included the design and implementation of several large outsourcing deals; lead the digital transformation of large companies and implementing tangible examples of a connected factory blending IT and OT technologies. He has a large record of IT organizational design experience and in the way that the technology is changing the leadership of the organizations.

One of his main tasks is to expose the relevance of the function providing, and incrementing the completive advantage of HEINEKEN España thanks to the use of the technology.

He has a passion to teach and share knowledge being Associated Professor of the IE (Instituto de Empresa, Madrid Spain) in its Master in Computer Science & Business Technology.