Salvador Estevan Martinez

Organisation: Dirección General de Digitalización e Inteligencia Artificial

Position: Director General de Digitalización e Inteligencia Artificial

Salvador Estevan Martínez holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and in 2010, he joined the Senior Corps of Systems and Information Technologies of the State Administration by competitive examination. In 2015, he completed the IESE Business School Public Management Leadership Programme.

Since September 2021, he is General Director of Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence. He is responsible for the study, proposal and execution of the overall policy and strategic planning, action and regulation towards Artificial Intelligence. As well as for digital enabling technologies, digital services and intermediaries, cybersecurity, talent, skills and digital entrepreneurship. He is in charge of the development and promotion of plans, programmes, projects and actions for the massive use of digital services and data in the digital transformation society and economy.
Previously, he was Deputy Director General for Planning and Governance of the Digital Administration of the General Secretariat for Digital Administration. He was in charge of the management, definition, development and deployment of the digital transformation strategy, and e-Government international affairs. He also coordinated the ICT collegiate bodies.

Salvador E. Martinez holds an extensive experience in team coordination, budget, and high-impact projects management. During 2021, he has actively participated in the definition of the projects included in the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, the actions for the Digital Spain 2025 Agenda, as strategic for the Directorate General´s mission and vision.