BBVA // Digital Ventures

Amid significant innovation in the financial services industry, BBVA has named digital banking head Carlos Torres Vila as president & COO and charged him with responsibility for leading a fresh management team for which technology transformation is identified as the bank's "main strategic priority". The group is working on incubating new digital products and businesses. In addition, BBVA has acquired banking startup, Simple, hosts startup competitions to expand their reach, and invests in startups via their Venture Capital arm. 

Leaders: Scarlett Seiber (SVP of Global Business Development), Gustavo Vinacua (Innovation Center Director), Jose Olalla Hevia (Head of Business Development and Digital Transformation USA), Carlos Torres Vila (CEO)

Learn More: BBVA Innovation Centers homepage | Creating the Banks of the Future | Innovation Lessons From BBVA