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Ana Vázquez Villares
Investor Services Manager
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Knok Healthcare responded to the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic by offering free video consultations in the primary healthcare sector

In 2017 it was selected by Rising Startup Spain, and the following year was named one of the most innovative projects by the magazine Wired

Alibaba has recently signed an agreement with ICEX to help Spanish companies sell their products around the world
The platform offers Spanish companies access to a market of 674 million active consumers a year in China

Alba Ruiz, head of business development at the Alibaba Group for Spain and Portugal
Turismoi receives financing of over one million euros from the Axon Partners fund
The Peruvian company has moved its head office to Spain to capture international investments

Diego Arbulu, co-founder and CEO of Turismoi

BSD Enterprise is an international IT company with 1,800 employees in Mexico, the United States, Costa Rica, Chile and Spain
BSD arrived in Spain from Mexico in 2010 with a team of 10 to offer services in the software quality area. Today it has a workforce of 80

Edmundo Treviño, Director, BSD Enterprise Spain
The very favorable reception it obtained on its arrival in Spain in 2011 led to the opening of its first logistics warehouse
It now has 1,000 employees and will close this year with 1,600

Andreu Castellano, Corporate Communications Manager at Amazon Spain
Campus Madrid is a result of Google's wish to extend its network of spaces with openings in Asia, Latin America and Europe after its centers in London and Tel Aviv
The space hosts dozens of free events each week, and meetings to encourage diversity and entrepreneurship

Sofía Benjumea, Head of Campus Madrid, Google for Entrepreneurs
Ciklum, a Scandinavian IT company, foresees recruiting between 80 to 100 engineers yearly
Specialized in IT outsourcing, Ciklum moved to the Andalucía Technology Park (PTA) in Málaga further to having studied other posible locations in Spain, France and Portugal.

Svetlana Yefimova, Manager of Ciklum IT Spain
The French company Altran has 3,000 employees in Spain and in 2015 invested 10 million euros in R+D
The multinational provides technology consulting with special emphasis on telecommunications, industry and aeronautics

José Ramón Magarzo, CEO of Altran Spain

In just 15 years, Huawei has become a benchmark on the Spanish technology scene
Since its arrival in Spain, Huawei has created 1,000 direct and 1,600 indirect jobs

María Luisa Melo, Huawei's Director of Communications & Institutional Relations in Spain and Portugal

NetApp, a US data storage and processing company, celebrates fifteen years in Spain
With over 50 employees on its payroll and presence in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and, soon, Seville

María José Miranda
CEO of NetApp Iberia

Siemens is celebrating 120 years of operations in Spain
Siemens has over 3,400 employees in Spain and three factories exporting to the entire world

Rosa María García
CEO of Siemens Spain
Hewlett-Packard's R&D centre is acting as a magnet for new international businesses and activities in Spain
Spain is consolidating its position as a destination for investment requiring talent and innovation
iYogi lands in Spain to serve its Spanish-speaking customers
iYogi plans to set up its first Spanish-speaking centre for excellence in customer services in Madrid
IBM opens its first cloud computing centre in Spain
Thanks to a rental agreement between La Caixa and IBM, the new 'IBM Center' is to be located on the premises of the bank’s Data Processing Centre in Barcelona.
Dolby is to create a new European R&D Centre in Barcelona
Interview with Javier Foncillas, Dolby’s Regional Director for Southern Europe
Dalkia develops the largest private project of biomass in Spain
Interview with Francisco Villalobos, general manager in Dalkia Spain
Fujitsu entrusts Barcelona with a new centre of global excellence aimed at banking and telling automation
INTERVIEW WITH JUAN JOSÉ ALERT, Director of Fujitsu Banking
The multinational CGI takes over the Spanish company Logica to become one of the world's leading IT operations
After the takeover, CGI Spain has almost 1,200 employees
Electronic Arts sets its sights on bringing R&D to Spain
Electronic Arts is a leading video game production company.
"Our long term plans for Fluor include the diversification of activities such as microelectronics, biotechnology or telecommunications"
Miguel Angel Gomez. General Manager of Fluor in Spain
"One of the main tasks in Check Point is providing the same security mechanisms currently employed in large corporations to small and medium sized Spanish enterprises"
Joaquín Reixa, director general of Check Point in Spain and Portugal
"For Vodafone R&D is one of the keys to innovation and seeking out differentiation from the competition"
Unai Labirua, R&D director of Vodafone Spain’s excellence centers
"In ThyssenKrupp we think innovation is strategic because it helps us become more competitive and develop new solutions in all our business areas".
Ramón Sotomayor, president of ThyssenKrupp.
"At Clear Channel we have made a strong commitment to innovation and at this moment in time we are pioneering technological applications in our products"
Aris de Juan, Managing Director of Clear Channel Outdoor Spain
"I think in the case of the new technologies sector, the crisis will not be as pronounced as in other sectors"
Javier Toledo, President of OKI Spain
"Softtek integrated our center in A Coruña (Galicia) into our nearshore services offering. We have been providing the rest of Europe with our services from Spain for a little over 4 years now"
Blanca Treviño, Softtek President
"Intel firmly believes in collaboration between public and private sector firms in order to jointly boost the creation of the knowledge economy by fostering innovation and technology in Spain"
"Brian González, Director General of Intel Corporation Iberia"
"The technology exists as a supplier for all sectors of activity and this is a guarantee of stability for the future"
Alberto Ruano, Managing Director of Toshiba Information Systems Spain
In 2007, Chinese company CDC Software had sales worldwide worth 455.5 million euros; 145.7 million for company management software and the rest for services, mobility and Internet.
Oscar Pierre, World Senior Vice-President of CDC Software for Southern Europe and Latin America

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