Head of Healthcare and Life Science Market

Ms. Elsa Prieto is currently the head of the Health and Life Science Market Market of Atos Research & Innovation (ARI), the R&D group of Atos, leading a group of individuals aiming at contributing to the ARI innovation strategy by delivering excellent, harmonized management services and procedures. 

She was the former manager of the Project & Proposals Management group. She has ample professional experience in management of FP7, H2020, and KIC projects. For example, she was the coordinator of the H2020 project WITDOM, FP7-ICT project MASSIF, and FP7-SEC project STRAW.

Moreover, she has been involved since 2008 as leader of Atos team, as well as business and exploitation consultant, in several European and National security-related projects (such as ACDC, DiSIEM, CAPITAL, BIG, SAGA, RADICAL, CYSPA, PICOS, FOCUS, PARSIFAL,SEGUR@) addressing the following areas: cybersecurity, system information and event management, risk management, big data, identity management, privacy, technology watch, and smart-cities.

From 2018 to 2020, she acted as DPO for the Atos Research & Innovation (ARI) group, where she has been dealing with the internal compliance of ARI projects with GDPR, especially in relation to the data privacy impact assessment procedures and data subject consents in projects and proposals.

She earned a degree in Telecommunications Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica in Madrid (Spain) in 2001 and pursued postgraduate studies in Business Administration at the same institution. 

Her past professional experience encompasses the design, development, and testing of hardware for vehicle management and gaming machines. In 2017 she participated as a lecturer for Business Models on the cloud in the Certificate program in Cloud Computing of the University Center of Technology and Digital Art (U-TAD).