Jiménez, Jordi Piera /

Jordi Piera Jiménez

Director of the Digital Health Strategy Office, Catalan Ministry of Health Service

Jordi Piera Jiménez is dually trained in Computer Science Engineering and Enterprise Management at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He also holds a Master’s degree in Telemedicine from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Information and Knowledge Society also from UOC.

He started working in a service provider organization back in 2003, first as an analyst and software developer and secondly as the CIO. After a few years dedicated entirely to IT, his concerns for improving health and social care services through the usage of digital health solutions moved his attention to the research and innovation areas.

In the academic field, Jordi is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Udine (Italy) and a collaborating professor at the Faculty of Engineering in Computer Science, Telecommunications and Multimedia at the UOC. Jordi is also a senior lecturer and content coordinator of the Executive Master in Digital Health at the University of Barcelona.

He is currently the Director of the Digital Health Strategy Office within the Catalan Ministry of Health Service.