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  • Globant presented CONVERGE in Madrid, the event that covers the latest trends in data, design and digital transformation.

  • 16 Oct 2019

    Press Release

The conference focused on “The Power of Intelligent Data-Driven Design” which took place on October 15th. The speakers and presentations highlighted the impact of AI, design, and Data within the organization's business making.

MADRID, 11 October , 2019 - Globant (NYSE: GLOB), the digitally native company where innovation, design, and engineering meet scale, presented a new edition of CONVERGE—“The Power of Intelligent Data-Driven Design”— at Azcona ‘s auditorium of Matadero de Madrid.

After successful Converges in New York, Bogotá, México and Buenos Aires, Globant launch the event for the first time in Madrid with their conference cycle that explores the latest trends in technology and digital transformation. In this edition, speakers and panelists discussed artificial intelligence, digital transformation and the impact of design and Data in organizations.

“Nowadays, organizations need to represent the strategies that take their business to new digital frontiers. Globant is the first player when it comes to taking innovation, design and engineering along the digital and cognitive transformation of organizations,” explains Federico Pienovi, Globant’s Regional Managing Director Globant in Europe. “Converge allowed our guests to experience first-hand new and non-traditional ways to generate new business.”

“Data analysis and design are not optional. In this competitive world, thinking about creating a sustainable strategy without a deep commitment to design and solid Data is not viable,” explains Emiliano Horcada, Global Head of Design and Digital Transformation of Globant. “We explored the tangible impact of design and Data to a digital transformation strategy.” Those in attendance at CONVERGE had the opportunity to hear success cases from domestic and international experts’ inspiring stories, including:

  • Juan José Casado, Director of Hub Data & Analytics, Repsol
  • Patricia Benito de Mateo, General Manager, Openbank
  • José Carlos Díaz Lacaci, Director of Transformación Digital, Globalia
  • Mariano Silveyra, President Europe, Cabify
  • Marco Bressan, Chief Data Scientist, Satellogic
  • Carlos Ruiz, Chief Product Officer, Mr. Jeff
  • Marcelo Soria, Data & Futures Strategy & Vision independent consultant; co-founder Databeers, advisor
  • Emiliano Horcada, Global Head of Design and Digital Transformation Partner, Globant
  • Haldo Spontón, Head of Artificial Intelligence & Internal Initiatives

Globant has been organizing CONVERGE since 2015 in different cities around the United States, Latin America and Europe, and it is positioned as one of the leading events in new trends. Some of the featured speakers of previous editions lead organizations such as HSBC, la NASA, Southwest Airlines, Airbus, Barclays, Technicolor, Pinterest, Turner, Autodesk, JPMorgan, Warner Bros, Time Warner and more.

For more information visit Madrid CONVERGE site.


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