Dr. Meri has 25 years of experience, leading digital and data transformation for top organizations like Amex, Bertelsmann, Samsung, Docomo, Visa, and Standard Chartered. Originally from Barcelona, she has lived and worked in numerous global cities, acquiring diverse leadership skills across cultures.Meri holds an MBA from the London Business School and a PhD Summa cum Laude in Tech Strategy from the University of Barcelona, with a Doctor Europeus Honorific Mention. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Data Strategy and Sustainability at Globis University, a prestigious MBA program in Japan.Beyond her corporate career, Meri has founded startups, launched products, and balanced corporate life with an entrepreneurial mindset. As a responsible corporate citizen, she has served on various advisory boards, including the Data Literacy Project, the UN Development Program Fintech, the UN Women STEM program, and the United Nations Association of Singapore. She co-founded the Female Founders think-tank and the Women Data Leaders network and is currently a committee member of SG Women in Tech and the Singapore Computer Society.Throughout her career, Dr. Meri has received numerous accolades, such as being named one of 30 People Who Are Changing The World by London Business Review and receiving Asia's 100 Most Powerful Woman Leader, Top 100 World CDO, 100 Women in Tech SG, Most Promising Female Developer, Top Voice, and Moebius Digital Award.Meri is passionate about the potential of technology and the blue economy to address the climate crisis, advocating for ocean conservation and sailing in her spare time.