Press Room

15 February, 2018

Hugo Écija, member of the Advisory Council for Innovation in Justice.

The founder and president of ECIJA, is part of the Advisory Board promoted by the Minister of Justice, along with 12 recognized entrepreneurs and top-level professionals in the technology sector.

The Minister of Justice Rafael Catalá has promoted the creation of the Advisory Council for Innovation in Justice. This council will advise the Ministry in the design and execution of innovation programs and, at the request of the Minister, will be able to pronounce on the measures and regulatory projects promoted by the department in this matter. Likewise, it will aim to promote collaboration with the private sector and the participation of civil society in Justice policies.

In addition to Hugo Écija, founder and CEO of ECIJA, they are part of the Board:

César Alierta, president of the Telefónica Foundation; César Cernuda, president of Microsoft Latin America and corporate vice president of Microsoft; Bernardo Hernández, entrepreneur who has developed his career in Google, Flickr, Yahoo or Tuenti; Chema Alonso, in charge of big data strategy and advertising of Telefónica; Martín Varsavsky, founder of several companies in the technology sector; Javier Rodríguez Zapatero, co-founder and president of the ISDI Business School; Carina Spilzka, founder K Fund; Ángel Cano, who was the CEO of the BBVA Group; Enrique Dans, professor of Innovation at the IE Business School; Santiago Segarra, responsible for the transformation of the Tax Agency as technology director; Javier Cremades, president of the firm Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo and Borja Adsuara, who was general director for the development of the information society and

In the words of Hugo Écija, “it is a real privilege for me to be part of this Council surrounded by great leaders of the Spanish business sector. A challenge that I certainly hope will help boost innovation in such an important public service as justice. We will work to meet the demands that mark the new time and technological developments, so that this renewal and transformation is available to everyone. “


Hugo Écija