Irene Lopez de Vallejo

Founding member decentralized data exchange for AI

Dr. Irene Lopez de Vallejo is the Director of International Partnerships and Business Development of DEX and Founding Team Member of Ocean Protocol.

Irene has over 20 years of experience in multidisciplinary applied technology research and international policy development across the fields of robotics, high-value manufacturing, the Internet of Things, and more recently data, AI, and blockchain. With a background in Social Science, Economics, and Architecture, Irene has a long-standing passion to understand the complex relationships underlying societies and technologies.

Previously, Irene helped set up the Digital Catapult, the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation centre. She is also the┬áco-founder of GivingStreets, an organization that enables person-to-person donations without cash. She is an advocate for Tech For good and Financial Inclusion, a mentor for Startupbootcamp IoT and IoT Tribe, and an advisor for Creative Friction.

Irene thoroughly enjoys networking, finding unique people and ideas and bringing them together to solve socio-economic challenges that affect us all.