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Lydia Aguirre

Chief Digital Officer

Journalist and digital strategist. Passionate about the power of knowledge and technology to transform societies. For the last fifteen years she has worked mostly in digital initiatives, leading the digital integration process of EL PAÍS since 2007 as editor in chief of ELPAIS.com (awarded with a General Excellence Award by the Online News Association in 2008).

She coordinated digital projects working with organizations as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (human development site Planeta Futuro), the European Institute for Science, Media and Democracy (Reisearch Platform to share scientific knowledge) or the Secretaría General Iberoamericana (SomosIberoamerica.org, a portal to share news, research and ideas about Latin American’s international cooperation).