Carlos combines broad experience in technology-intensive sectors with deep experience in innovation-driven transformation and growth strategies.

About Carlos

Carlos is a Partner at Arthur D. Little, based in Madrid, focusing on how companies can leverage ecosystems and platforms to compete in the digital era.
Before joining Arthur D. Little in 2016, he played relevant roles in the consolidation of telecom equipment vendors, the journey to network virtualization and the launch of new virtual-portfolio Product Units. Carlos has over 30 years of professional experience in IT and Telecom in multinational companies with global and regional roles (SVP Corporate Development at Alcatel-Lucent, President and CEO Mobiles Europe at Lucent Technologies, Industry and Services director at Thales). 
Carlos is also an entrepreneur, being co-founder of technology startups in the UK and India (Empays Payment Systems). He has launched and successfully developed Science and Technology Think Tanks (Future Trends Forum, #5 in Europe) and CRE100DO, a pro bono program aimed at developing the Spanish middle market, which has helped 100 companies grow through innovation, internationalization and sustainable differentiation.
Carlos has taught electronics and real-time computer systems at Madrid Polytechnic University.
Carlos has lived and worked 17 years in Germany, France, the UK and the USA.
An experienced skydiver with +1,100 jumps, Carlos is also a private pilot and has glider and ULM pilot licenses and aerobatics training. He enjoys reading and traveling the world.

Past Experience
Empays Payment Systems Ltd
Co-Founder, Chairman, Director
Senior VP Corporate Development
Lucent Technologies
President & CEO Mobility Europe
Instituto de Empresa Business School
Master of Business Administration
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Industrial Engineer