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professional , Engineer , consultant , scientist

Juan Antonio Zufiria, Spanish engineer, scientist, quality assurance professional, consultant. Achievements include discovery of Non-Symmetrics Traveling water waves. Recipient First National award, Spanish Aeronautical Engineering Association, 1982, Carey award, Carey Foundation, New York, 1987; Thomas Watson fellow, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1987.

Background

Zufiria, Juan Antonio was born on February 15, 1959 in Villabona, Spain. Son of Pedro Bernardo Zufiria and Miren Aranzazu Zatarain.

Education

Doctor in Aeronautical Engineering, Polytechnic University Madrid, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 1987. Master in International Management, London School of Economics, 1997.

Career

Faculty California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1987. Researcher International Business Machines Corporation Thomas Watson Research Center, YorkTown Heights, New York, 1987—1988, International Business Machines Corporation-Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Science Center, Madrid, 1988—1989, Knowlegde Engineering Institute, Madrid, 1989—1991. General manager Lab 2000, 1991—1994.

From aix executive to vice president Spain Portugal, Greece, Israel, Turkey International Business Machines Corporation, 1994—2005, vice president Spain Portugal, Greece, Israel, Turkey, 2005—2007. General manager Southwest Europe International Business Machines Corporation, 2007—2009. President International Business Machines Corporation Spain, Portugal, Israel, Greece, 2009.

Faculty University Nebrija, Madrid, since 2003. Executive committee board member Real Institute Elcano de Estudios Internar. y Estrategicos, Madrid, 2003—2009. Lieutenant Air Force, 1982-1984, Madrid.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of Non-Symmetrics Traveling water waves.

Membership

Member of American Chamber of Commerce (executive committee member), Spanish Association Development Knowledge Engineering (president since 2000), Spanish Association Excellence in Management (SA president since 2000, president since 2004).

Connections

Married Maria Teresa Sarasqueta, August 10, 1985. Children: Ion Borja, Irenka.

father:
Pedro Bernardo Zufiria

mother:
Miren Aranzazu Zatarain

spouse:
Maria Teresa Sarasqueta

child:
Ion Borja Zufiria

child:
Irenka Zufiria