Montse Guardia

General Manager at Alastria Blockchain Ecosystem

Montse has spent the last 7 years building bridges between Start-Ups and Multinationals, working very close to multidisciplinary and multicultural teams with high experience in cutting-edge technologies and entrepreneurial skills. She leads the first blockchain consortium that involves more than 400 members within the industry, public sector and academia in Spain. 

Moreover, Alastria is a key actor on the launch of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Technologies.

Senior Telecommunications Engineer, has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of Information Technology and Operations, leading operational transformation projects and launching new businesses in multinationals. 

Prior to her current position, she was the director leading in Banco Sabadell the specialized team in emerging technologies where Blockchain was one key element to develop new innovative products and services. Montse worked from 2008 to 2016, in France managing globally the technology portfolio and the international team of software engineering of a multinational in the Oil & Gas Services sector.

Her work with multicultural teams in different countries has allowed her to live, adapt and adopt the cultural richness of several countries in Europe, South America, the United States, Japan, South Korea, South Africa, India, Malaysia, and of the Arab Emirates. She has been Director of Operations of a multinational of Information Technology in South America and responsible for the implementation and delivery of Information Technology services of 4 Olympic Games, Pan American Games, and several World Championships and UN Summit.

Montse is a regular contributor to social innovation programs. She is the President of the Quantum Blockchain Alliance.

Day 2 - Wednesday 27th March 2019

Security deep-dive sessions

Security deep-dive sessions

Speakers from across the industry will discuss what our customers expect in terms of security. We’ll be looking at trade-offs and seeing how advances in Blockchain, traveler identity and data protection can open opportunities but also create new risks and demands.

4. Blockchain, thinking outside the blocks

Blockchain has built the promise to change many aspects of our society. After months of exploration, what are the main challenges to a successfully wide adoption? How is it evolving? Experts on blockchain will share with you their insights and the potential for travel and beyond.