BIO Eduardo Fernandez-Rojo.
Eduardo Fernandez, 42, married, two children. His Mother is from a small town in Burgos, his Father is from Leon, also a little village in the north of Spain.
Eduardo has been working in technology almost two decades, last 17 years in the wireless industry, smartphones and mobile internet.
He defines himself as a digital immigrant with analog values, nerd, quant, geek from the X generation. DIY guy.
He got acquainted to computers with a Commodore 64, back in the 80s, a 64Kb machine running a 1 MHz processor. He became an amateur hacker at that time.
Eduardo is a telecom engineer, has a Master from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Instituto de Empresa, and, as he likes to say, he also has a typewriting diploma which enabled him to communicate much faster than average human beings.
He works as VP for BlackBerry, overseeing LATAM north operations for the company.
He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, serving as chair of communications in the Spanish chapter, he is a fellow member of the Internet Society Club and belongs to the scientific committee of El Ser Creativo in Spain. Eduardo is associate professor at Menendez Pelayo University, the Digital Economy Institute ICEMD-ESIC and of Master in Business and Telecom Law of Cremades&Calvo Sotelo law firm.
Eduardo has led different start up initiatives in the mobile internet and applications arena, and is board member and independent advisor to some of them.