Imna Martinez in Interview

Interview with Inma Martinez – Author of ‘The Future of the Automotive Industry’

Inma Martinez is recognised worldwide as one of the leading figures in the pioneering of digital technologies and the transformation of industries via machine intelligence. A serial entrepreneur in the 2000s, she was behind the creation of the mobile internet and emerging digital technologies like music and video streaming, sensor-based data, intelligent apparel, the connected car, smart living and the development of smart urban centres.

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Imna Martinez has become one of the most sought-after experts and industry commentators, with Bloomberg Businessweek voting her the “Best contributor to the formation of strategy” in the section “Driving the Future of Europe’s Digital Economy” at their European Leadership Forum: Charting the Economic Future of Europe conference for CEOs and governments.

This event kickstarted her advisory role at the European Union and other governments in matters of digital strategy and regulation of digital industries, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence. In the U.K., where she resides since 1994, she has served the British government UK Trade & Investment agency and on the investment board of the Innovation Fund at the UK Department of Sport, Media and Culture.

In 2018 she was listed #1 amongst “The Top 10 Women Changing The Landscape Of Data” by U.S.A. industry publication Enterprise Management 360 and one of the top “50 A.I. Influencers To Follow On Twitter” by Cognilytica, an A.I. and Cognitive Sciences Research agency.

Her 2019 book “The Fifth Industrial Revolution: How Space Commercialisation Will Derive The Biggest Industrial Expansion of the 21st Century” (Deusto, Editorial Planeta) has been published internationally and is ranked in the top 20 in the Amazon Business and Economy section. She is currently writing “The Future of the Automotive Industry” for New York Apress Media, a technology publisher owned by Springer Nature, the scientific journals and research publishers.

Inma describes the future in attainable terms and reveals how challenges and disruption can help bring human-centric progress and a more ethically driven society.

Video Timeline

  • 00:16 – Your new book ‘The Future of the Automotive Industry’ is soon to be released – Who is this book for?
  • 01:50 – What would you say are the main takeaways?
  • 05:19 – Can you tell us more about some of the predictions re the future, that you reveal in the book?
  • 10:10 – What can people in certain sectors, that are undergoing digital transformation, learn from your book?
  • 12:52 – What is next for you?


Inma Martinez’s book “The Future of the Automotive Industry: The Disruptive Forces of AI, Data Analytics, and Digitization” is available now

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