Pavia, Diego

Pavia, Diego

CEO at EIT InnoEnergy, European Battery Alliance

Diego Pavía graduated as electrical engineer, specialising in electronics and automation from the Polytechnical University of Madrid. His first professional experience, in 1988, was as co-founder and CEO of a start-up called: Knowledge Engineering. The start-up dealt with industrial controls systems using artificial intelligence and neural networks. Three years later he joined Sema Group (shortly after renamed: SchlumbergerSema), and started a long career with private companies.

At SchlumbergerSema, Diego headed multicultural working groups all over the world in the field of energy, with revenues of $650M. Between 2002 and 2010, Diego was the CEO of Atos Origin, a leading international IT service provider, where he was responsible for Spain and South America, about 9,000 employees, and an annual turnover of €450M.

Diego has been CEO of InnoEnergy, since 2010. As a serial entrepreneur, Diego has created seven companies in his lifetime.