Innovation Manager, Ferrovial Services
Raluca is a creative innovator specialized in envisioning, conceptualizing and executing new products and services with a strong technology background always targeting end users. Driven by technology, she is always pursuing the sense of technical improvements and how these affect human interactions. Through a tailored approach she is committed to turn businesses in an innovation machine by building strong innovation capabilities and a culture to be able to disrupt and not to be disrupted. She is doing this through - Innovation workshops to create awareness of the need to innovate, as well as identifying innovation priority areas, Startups scouting globally to know what’s hot; Landscape Monitoring to systematically sense and observe the external environment to be able to make appropriate decisions.
She has been working in management and execution of the award winning Barcelona European Capital of Innovation 2015, Barcelona Smart City Strategy 2012-2016 Programme, Urban Platform Cluster lead by the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities, H2020 European Projects and Ferrovial Services Urban Innovation Programme 2016-2019.
Raluca holds two MSc in Telecommunications Engineering and Innovation Management from University Polytechnics of Catalonia, where she led research into Security on Internet of Things with Software Defined Networks applied on 5G.