Jara Pascual


Founder and CEO

Jara Pascual, MBA and Master of Telecommunication Engineering, is founder and CEO of Collabwith, an author of the best-seller “Innovation and Collaboration in the Digital Era” and an entrepreneur focused on innovation. Collabwith is an online platform for innovation ecosystems and structured collaboration for innovation across sectors.

As board member of the Forum Knowledge4Innovation, her voice is heard regularly at the European Parliament and the European Commission discussing the topics of female investment, innovation ecosystems, innovation procurement, digitalization, from Lab to Market and academia-industry collaboration.

Recently she is Chair of the Working Group Innovation Ecosystems for IOT at the AIOTI (Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation European Association). She is also the host of the Innovation Podcast “Business of Collaboration”.

She writes about innovation and collaboration management for different online magazines, is a telecommunications engineer and has worked for 15 years in Innovation Management doing transformational innovation culture and projects in a number of Fortune 500 Companies and R&D Labs.