Juan Lopez-Valcarcel

Former Chief Digital Officer


Throughout his career, Juan Lopez-Valcarcel has used his entrepreneurial and technology skills to help transform large traditional companies into successful digital businesses in Europe, Asia and the US.

He was until recently the Chief Digital Officer at Pearson, the global education company, where he managed all the product and technology teams outside of North America. In his current role (also at Pearson) he is SVP Data, Experience and Efficacy, setting up the next generation of capabilities in data science, customer satisfaction and learner impact.

Juan started his career by launching one of the first Internet portals in Spain in 1996. More recently, he was General Manager and VP for Digital at NBC Universal in New York and an advisor to VC firms and Media & Entertainment clients at consulting firm Booz & Co.

Juan is also a guest lecturer on Managing Internet Companies at the INSEAD MBA programme and a mentor and investor in multiple digital startups in Europe