Silvia Torres Carbonell

Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at IAE Business School





She has a considerable experience as an entrepreneur herself and business manager. She has acted as board member for different companies during the last 20 years, and has actively participated in diverse non-profit organizations; connected with business, job creation, education, social development, private-public cooperation and women leadership.

Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Professor in charge of Entrepreneurship Academy at MBA and Executive Programs at IAE Business School.

Director of NAVES National Business Plan Competition.

Director GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) in Argentina and Board Member of GERA (Global Entrepreneurship Research Association), the association that coordinates the global GEM project

Director of GUESSS Global Entrepreneurship University Students ‘Spirit Survey, a joint research Project with St. Gallen University

Board Member of Endeavor Patagonia Argentina.

Director of WISE Women in STEM Entrepreneurship Program in alliance with IDB

Founding member and President of IWF (International Woman Forum) in Argentina

Delegate of Women 20, part of G20, representing Argentina in Women in Entrepreneurship and Innovation track in 2018.

Member of Samsung Innova Board

Member of Itau Bank Foundation Advisory Board

Member of International Board of B Corps Latam

Founder and President of “Fundación Ruta 40”an NGO that promotes education in rural schools in Argentina

Enablis Advisory Board member, a Canadian organization that encourages entrepreneurial development in emerging countries.

Member of the Advisory Board of ASEA the National entrepreneur´s organization

Founder and President of IAE Business Angel Club, the first angel´s network in the country. She is an angel investor in more than 15 startups

Sub Secretary of Creative Economies and Foreign Trade of the Government of Buenos Aires City until December 2016.

Lecturer in subjects such as Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Entrepreneurial Process, Business Models, Angel Investing, Innovation and Leadership

Judge member in business and entrepreneurial contests in Argentina, such as Wayra, NxtpLabs, E Commerce Day, Impactec, Startup Camp, Samsung Innova.