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Iasa Spain Chapter   

¡Bienvenidos a Iasa España! La asociación que promueve la práctica de la arquitectura en las tecnologías de información y representa (y certifica) a los arquitectos que ejercen en España.


The Asociación Española de Arquitectos de TI (AEATI - CIF: G86234838) is a voluntary membership association in charge of Iasa Global representation in Spain. The association is open to any individual with a desire to learn about IT Architecture or be connected with other IT Architecture practitioners. The Iasa Spain Chapter seeks to develop IASA in Spain, as the pre-eminent Association for Information, IT, Business, Data, Solution, Infrastructure and Enterprise Architects based in Spain and to support positioning IASA certification as the national industry standard for IT Architecture professionals.  

 Our chapter have the following membership levels:

  • Full Membership (socios de número o de pleno derecho) which provides the most benefits and value to our individual members. Iasa has and will continue increasing benefits to full membership.
  • Corporate Membership (socios empresa), allowing organizations to take the best of Iasa Global and Iasa Communities of Practice into their companies and to interact with the top organizations in the world to develop the standard of practice for enterprise and technology architecture.
  • Basic Free Membership (socios de derecho restringido) allowing people new to the organization to explore a limited selection of benefits and learn more about Iasa, the largest global professional non-profit association for Enterprise and Technology architects. Our chapter consider any member of our Linkedin group as a Basic Membership.

More information and membership benefits can be found here.

The chapter mission is to provide best practices, knowledge and recognition on the IT Architecture profession. The full membership in the Spanish community entitles you to:

  • Free access to member events
  • Discounts on education and training events 
  • Iasa Global Content Library 
  • Local networking and mentoring opportunities
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities
  • Access to the private community web portal
  • 30+ Webinars per year (4+ in Spanish) 
  • Participation in Chapter programs and Events in Spain 

Membership in Iasa's global organization can help enhance your career as an IT architect and provide you opportunities to get involved as a leader or content provider.  

In the meantime, please follow our conversation at our  Linked  Group or send us an email with your request or comments.

The annual fee to join Iasa Spain Chapter is 125 dollars (less of 100 euros). This fee includes the Iasa Global dues of 75 dollars and the Spanish Chapter dues of 50 dollars. La cuota anual de socio de la asociación son 125 dólares, e incluye acceso tanto a los beneficios globales como los propios de la asociación española.

We would like to announce that softfluent will sponsor the Iasa Spain Chapter event dedicated to the IT in the financial industry. The event will take place in May 30th, 2014 at Madrid. We will count with great speakers such as Jesus Freire (IBM) or Ismail CHAIB from the Open Bank Project. More information here.

Iasa Spain Chapter is preparing two sessions for the upcoming itSMF Spain event "IX Congreso Académico Internacional en Gobierno y Gestión del Servicio de TI". This time we will speak about Business Strategy Technology  and methodologies to manage the people side of the IT change. See you there!

Don't miss our latest news!!  Here you can access our March Newsletter

We are please to announce that in September we will have the first CITA-P Board in Spain and in Spanish. Don't miss this great opportunity to get this important worldwide recognition. This vendor-neutral Certification assess  individuals who are qualified to lead large projects and initiatives within their specialization on a global level. CITA-P candidates generally have over seven years of experience as an architect in one of the four architect specializations: Business, Infrastructure, Information or Software Architecture. More information here

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Next Events

List of Events for 1/1/2012 to 1/1/2013
Spain Chapter Event Debate: BIG-DATA & NO-SQL
NServiceBus & Distributed Systems - IASA-Spain Event (Madrid)
04/26/2012 4:00 PM To 6:30 PM
Messaging Systems with NServiceBus & RabbitMQ - IASA-Spain
05/03/2012 4:00 PM To 7:00 PM
Master en Arquitectura Distribuida
11/26/2012 12:00 AM To 12/13/2012 12:00 AM
Privacy by Design
12/12/2012 9:00 AM To 2:00 PM
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Francisco PABLO Junco (President of Iasa Spain Chapter)

Pablo is an Enterprise Architecture advocate and practitioner working in Spain with over 15 years of professional experience in the IT industry and an Iasa Certified Information Technology Architect Professional (CITA-P). Since 2005, he works for Microsoft Spain as Enterprise Architect and as Enterprise Strategy Community Lead for Western Europe. Prior to Microsoft, during 7 years he used to work at EDS as Senior Consultant and Team Leader.

Gabriel Martin (Vice-President of Iasa Spain Chapter)

Gabriel is an C-level executive with more than twenty years of experience in the IT business. Currently, he is the CIO Spain Centers Lead at Accenture. Prior to his current role, Gabriel was a senior managing director responsible for Accenture’s business local applications and applications lifecycle management at worldwide level. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in the Universidad de Valladolid and his MBA degree from the IEDE Business School.

Jorge Villarino  (Secretary & Treasurer of Iasa Spain Chapter)

Jorge is the International Relations Director of the Spanish Congress of Representatives, Legal Advisor of the Committee on Justice and Legal Advisor at Spanish Parliament. He received his Law Degree from the University of Saragossa (Spain). Author of more than twenty articles in specialized reviews on constitutional, parliamentary, administrative and information society law.  He has taught in several courses and seminars about Internet law (e-commerce, data protection, cloud computing, intellectual and industrial property), in public and private institutions such BBVA Innovation Center, Microsoft and Iasa.

Pietro N. Romano  (Spain Chapter Board Member and Certifications Lead)

Pietro has some twenty years’ experience in the IT industry, working successfully at international level across the full lifecycle of IT Solutions, from initial value proposition, through delivery and operation. Pietro also has great commercial acumen, with extensive experience and great results in sales pipeline planning and opportunity management. In his current role as Cloud Delivery Executive at Microsoft, he works with customers across EMEA to help them realize their full potential, through accelerated adoption and productive use of Microsoft cloud technologies. Pietro was the first architect in Spain to be CITA-P board certified by IASA.

Santos Pardos Gotor (Spain Chapter Board Member and Education Lead)

Santos is an Enterprise Architect working in the Spanish Public Sector. He had worked for many important companies like Prisa, El Corte Ingles, Telefonica and Dell (in Dublin). Santos is a well-known IT architecture expert matter and collaborator of organizations such as  itSMF, The Open Group and IIR.
He is certified in TOGAF 9.1, COBIT 5, ISO 22301, 27001, 20000,PRINCE2, Six sigma and ITIL. He works in the fields of Business Architecture, Business Transformation Management and Business Models.


Edurne Gavela (Iasa Global, Event Manager for Iasa's Spain Chapter)

Telecommunications Engineer with over fourteen years’ experience in Telecom industry. Edurne has strong solid understanding of the interconnection and roaming business. She help key positions in Spanish companies such as Telefonica, Orange and 


Cesar de la Torre (Spain Chapter Honour Founder Member)

Cesar was the founder of the Iasa Spain Chapter and our first president. He has been working in the Software industry since 1994, for consultancy and IT companies like AT&T, Renacimiento (Co-Founder and Principal Architect) and Microsoft, delivering projects, designing and implementing enterprise applications for many customers (Industry, Public Sector, etc.). Cesar currently works for Microsoft as Visual Studio Product Manager. He has written technical articles in magazines like The Architecture Journal and DotNetMania and is also the main author of the DDD .NET Architecture Guide & Sample Application.

Pablo Garcia Mexia (Spain Chapter Honour Founder Member)

Pablo Garcia Mexia, J.D., Ph.D. (Complutense University, Madrid-Spain) was the first Vice-President of the Iasa Spain Chapter (role he hold until March 2014). Pablo is a Visiting Professor of Law at The College of William and Mary, where he regularly teaches European Internet Law. He also teaches the subject at Madrid's Carlos III University and a number on public and private institutions all over the country. Dr. Garcia Mexia has been a Visiting Researcher at Harvard University. He serves as Legal Adviser to the Spanish Parliament (Letrado de las Cortes Generales) and practices law at the Madrid Bar and as an Arbitrator for the World Bank. He is co-Founder of Syntagma, Center of Strategic Studies (a think-tank on legal and governance issues, Author of Historias de Internet, Valencia: Tirant (2012), European Internet Law, Netbiblo: Coruña-Spain (2009) and of an extensive record of books, review, newspaper and blog articles on Internet legal and political topics. A regular speaker on the subject at government, corporate, educational and professional institutions both in Europe and in the U.S..


Past Events

Webinar:  Business Technology Strategy Foundation Pillar by Pietro Romano - March 19, 2014. Here are the links to download the deck and the recording.

Webinar: Repaso al proceso de certificación de CITAP by Pablo Junco - February 19,  2014 Here are the links to download the deck and the recording.

Event: PRIVACY BY DESIGN - December 12th 2012 - Location: AC Hotel La Finca (Madrid) - Summary here

Event: NServiceBus & Distributed Systems - Microsoft Spain Office (Madrid)

Debate: Big Data and No-SQL - March 29th, 2012 - Location: Universidad Politecnica Madrid, Facultad Informatica (Madrid)

Event:  Domain Driven De    sign (DDD) IASA-Spain Conference -  November 7th, 2011 -  Universidad Politecnica Madrid, Facultad Informatica (Madrid). In the following photo, Eric Evans during the event keynote:



Because Iasa is a non-profit organization, we rely on the financial support of our members and sponsors to build and maintain the IT architecture community.  We have developed an innovative sponsorship structure that allows organizations to determine which focus best meets their needs. 

Currently, Iasa Spain Chapter is looking for sponsor and is offering several sponsorship opportunities options to accommodate organizations of all sizes and budgets. Including sponsoring our webinars or onsite activities such as events. See our Sponsor Packet Here.

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