Innovation Advisor – Barcelona, Spain
Simona started her career in the UK as a financial analyst at ION, the software provider to financial institutions, corporations, and central banks. After gaining a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Finance from UC Berkeley, she joined an early-stage Silicon Valley startup where she was responsible for the go-to- market strategy. Simona has also worked at Turo (unicorn startup in the mobility and travel sector) and SoftBank where she was in charge of the Business Development and Strategic Partnerships activities.
Simona joined Mind the Bridge in 2021 in Barcelona and she is currently part of the advisory team as Innovation Advisor, with a particular focus on energy & sustainability, mobility, and Insurtech & fintech sectors. Simona had professional experience in England, Ireland, Silicon Valley, Dubai, and Shanghai. Just like water, Simona is the quiet stalwart of the MTB Spanish team. She delivers soft and steady.