Teresa Alarcós Tamayo

Teresa Alarcós Tamayo

W Startup Community, Founder and Director

Teresa Alarcos has been serving several boards in different industries: tech, biotech, educational, cultural institutions and foundations.

She is currently advisor at several fintech, bigdata companies, Founder and President of W Startup Community, and is a member of the Diversity and University Commissions at Alastria Blockchain Consorcium.

She is a member of the international network of Non Executive Directors "Women Corporate Directors" supported by KPMG and Spencer Stuart globally.

20-years experience as Executive L’Oreal Paris, Vivendi group Paris, Lycos Europe, Gutteloch, Yoigo, Madrid, Eli Lilly and Ono-Vodafone.

Graduated at IC-A, Institute of Directors and Administrators and with a grant from Banco Santander studied board management at UCLA-Anderson, and IESE.

Lately, Teresa enrolled at Singularity University to better understand disrupted technologies, and “moonshot” long term strategy approach. And now she is her Ambassador, and representative of Women International Network.

Key-note speaker, and Business Angel at EsadeBan,  advisory board on the Harvard Club Business Angels network, GoBeyond Swiss women investors platform.

She has studied and worked in France, England and the USA., Latin America and Escandinavian countries. Medical Doctor, Graduated from Harvard Business School in General Management, and International MBA at Esade, PhD Cum laude.  Jury of prestigious startup awards including Innovation Entrepreurship International Competition (ShenZhen ) and organizer of a global startup UU Prize for women entrepreneurs.

Founder of the global Forum "Inspiring UU leaders in the digital Era" and WstartupC.

Happily married and mother of two children, Juan and Íñigo.

A very important part of my life is inspiring women leadership in digital and robotics (Hamburg University of Technology Camps) as well as fundraising for different purposes (Ronald McDonald Foundation).