Jordi Piera Jiménez

Director of the Digital Health Strategy for Catalonia, Servei Català de la Salut

Speaker Bio

Dr Jordi Piera-Jiménez is dually trained in Computer Science Engineering and in Business Management by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He also holds a MSc in Telemedicine, a PhD in Medical Informatics by the Open University of Catalonia, and a MBA by the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

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 holds various positions in different universities in Catalonia and abroad. He is also the lab lead at the DS3 research group, affiliated to the IDIBELL research institute.  

Jordi is currently the Director of the Digital Health Strategy Office at the Catalan Health Service and Director at openEHR International.