Tech & Telecom Talent Forum

Technological advances and Communications are changing the way the world is being shaped. As one of the IE values: Tech & Innovation, on April 17th twelve companies from related sectors visited the IE Madrid Campus and participated in the Tech & Telecom Talent Forum. An event organized by IE Talent & Careers that enlightened our students about both local and global opportunities available in these fields.


Success Stories: Carlos Guijarro Benito at Amazon

Carlos Guijarro Benito owns a MSc. in Industrial Engineering from Spain and France. He developed his professional career in France, first as a developer, then as a consultant and later as Project Manager in a French leading aeronautic company. After 6 years in France, he went back to Madrid, completed the International MBA at IE in April 2016 and then joined the Amazon Pathways Programme in Birmingham, UK.

françois nuyts

Careers in Tech: Amazon | IBM | Telefónica | Polyglot | Huawei | Microsoft | source{d}

In our ever changing world where time passes by quicker than a blink of an eye, the IE Talent and Careers team put together an insightful conference to encourage us to be a part of this change. Invited speakers came from big players in the sector, and included keynote speaker François Nuyts, President and Managing Director of Amazon Spain and Italy.

Pedro Gutierrez

Success Stories: Pedro Gutierrez at Amazon

Before staring the IE MIM in February 2015, Pedro Gutierrez, from Brazil, completed an internship at Lafarge -one of the country’s biggest cement producers- in Rio de Janeiro. During the internship, he worked with the implementation of project management software, which was a great opportunity to understand how managers run complex projects. Now, a couple of months after graduation, Pedro is joining e-commerce giant: Amazon.


Featured Company: Amazon strives to be the Earth’s most customer-centric company, a place where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want–low prices, vast selection, and convenience– continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.