María Inés Baqué

Secretary Of Public Management And Innovation Modernization Ministry – National Presidence – Argentina Republic With a background of 30 years in private sector, mainly in IT, Financial Services and Manufacturing industries, María Inés joined the new administration of Argentina Government in January 2016. She was appointed as Secretary of Public Management and Innovation reporting to the Ministry of Modernization. She has strong background in process reeingeniering, start-ups, IT management, shared services centers. Her previous roles had been as Services Director for Argentina & Uruguay at Microsoft, IT Services Director at HP Argentina, Pgm Manager Off-shore strategy in EDS Latin America, BPO Director in EDS Argentina, Operations Director at Metropolitan Life Argentina & Uruguay, Credit Retail Manager at HSBC Argentina, Operations Manager at HSBC - Maxima Pension Fund, Reeingeniering Manager at La Buenos Aires Insurance Company, Reeingeniering analyst at Sevel Argentina (Fiat -Peugeot Licensee). María Inés has a bachelor´s degree in Information Technology from the Engineering School of the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (UBA). She is a great believer in education and women empowerment as huge social transformers. On top of her roles, she sponsored the Career development Program for HP Argentina and she led the Diversity & Inclusión team for Microsoft Latam Services. She also is committed to the empowerment of Young women leaders and actively participates in Vital Voices as a mentor and belongs to AS/COAS Hemispheric Women Network. María Inés enjoys to read, travel and cook in her spare time.