Isabel González Mieres

  • thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation Center
  • MULTI for Metros
  • Smart Accessibility
  • SPAIN
Isabel González Mieres holds a MSc in Electrical Engineering by the University of Oviedo (Spain). She is certified as PMP by Project Management Institute and has done Postgraduate studies at European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) from Berlin. Isabel started her professional career in Yorkshire (UK) in a Gen Set manufacturing company where she worked some months before joining thyssenkrupp in Spain where she is working since 1998. She started in thyssenkrupp Norte, manufacturing center of escalators and moving walks as Project Manager mainly for projects in Spain, Portugal, Latin America and Turkey and later she was appointed as Sales Manager for South of Europe. In 2007, the Operating Unit of Escalators and Passenger Boarding Bridges within thyssenkrupp Elevator, established the Customer Service Center as an interface between the Sales organization and the manufacturing centers. Within this organization, Isabel González takes the responsibility of Product Manager for escalators and moving walks. Since 2010 is Head of Projects at thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation Center, the Global Research, Development and Innovation Center that thyssenkrupp has in Gijón (Spain). There, in addition to managing research and innovation projects, is responsible for Intellectual Property coordination for escalators and moving walks worldwide. Isabel is co-inventor of 3 patents, co-author of the first Innovation Case Study in thyssenkrupp written by thyssenkrupp Academy jointly with the University of Koblenz (WHU), co-author of some Elevator industry related papers and trainer in the SEED Campus (Specialized Education for Executive Development) of thyssenkrupp. She participated as a speaker in various events, being the most representative “Connected Smart Cities” (Sao Paulo, June 2017), “Innovation Growth Lab Conference 2017” (Barcelona, June 2017) and “Smart City Expo World Congress 2016” (Barcelona, November 2016).