In April 2019, Ricardo Martin Manjón was appointed Global Head of Data at BBVA. Ricardo is responsible of leading the transformation of the Group towards a data-driven company. Previously, Ricardo was Head of Data Strategy & Data Science Innovation, spearheading the most advanced applications of data and artificial intelligence to the business at BBVA.
Prior to that, Ricardo has been Head of Digital Banking at Nordea, the leading bank in the Nordics. In this position, he was responsible for defining and executing the overall digital strategy for the Retail and Corporate segments globally.
Before that, Ricardo has been Head of Digital Transformation at BBVA Spain for almost a decade. This role included the overall digital and physical distribution strategy and has been key in the evolution of the bank to become a leader in the digital space.
Additionally, Ricardo has also been Head of Marketing for BBVA Spain for two years.
Before joining BBVA in 2003, Ricardo had a fintech startup company that was acquired by BBVA.
He has a PhD in Quantitative Economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an Executive MBA from Columbia University and London Business School.