The Cabinet appointed last day 14 to the new secretaries of state dependent on Ministry of economic affairs and Digital Transformation . El Ministerio refuerza así su área de transformación digital con la creación de dos new secretaries of State : the secretariat of Digitization status and Artificial intelligence, who will direct Artigas Carme, and the secretariat of State of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure, in front of which will Roberto Sánchez.
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The Government reinforces the digital transformation area
17 January 2020
The creation of the two secretariats of state reinforces the government's commitment to the digitization of the Spanish economy. Is transferred to the Ministry of Economic affairs and Digital Transformation of the General secretariat Digital Administration.
The secretariat of digitization status and Artificial intelligence
La Secretaría de Estado de Digitalización e Inteligencia Artificial tiene por objeto impulsar la transformación digital de nuestra sociedad, con la finalidad de lograr un crecimiento próspero, seguro, confiable, integrador y que respete los derechos de los ciudadanos. Estará bajo su dirección la General Secretariat of Digital Administration , responsible for the digital transformation of all the General administration of the state and until now dependent on the Political ministry Territorial and Public Function .
Artigas Carme and a businesswoman is a recognized expert in big data, artificial intelligence and technological innovation, with more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry and telecommunications. Currently, is a member of the board of the Spanish Association of managers (AED), member of the think-tank Data Innovation Network of Columbia university new York and collaborator in the Elcano Institute Real .
Senior engineer chemistry for the Chemical institute Sarriá (IQS) and a licensed by the Chemical Sciences Ramón Llull university , the new secretary of state has a graduate of management industrial by the IQS and a degree in Executive Direction in Risk Capital by the Haas School of Economics of Uc Berkeley (California).
The secretariat of state of telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure
On the other hand, the secretariat of state of telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure aims to promote connectivity and deployment of digital infrastructures for placing Spain at the forefront of technological transformation.
This includes both the regulation as coordination with the European and international programmes to promote normalization, standardization and certification of telecommunications infrastructures that facilitates and digital deployment. Among the challenges of this Secretariat of State is free space required radio before 30 June this year for the development of new networks 5G in Spain and reallocate it through auctions, as well as ensure a quality connectivity to all citizens can achieve the benefits of technology 5G.
Roberto Sánchez counts with a wide experience in both the private and public. Until his appointment as secretary of state has been general manager of Telecommunications and Information technologies. He has occupied positions of responsibility in agencies such as the City of Madrid the general Secretariat of science and the general secretariat of innovation. In 1999 was elected as ‘ Engineer ’ by the Year Official school telecommunication Engineers . The year 2012 was awarded the ‘ merit Badge of telecommunications. 'Telecommunications engineer by the Technology University of Madrid , Roberto Sánchez is career upper body systems and information technologies of the General administration of the state.