Carla is the LTX Fest Director, where she manages conference strategy, content, partners and sponsorship. Before joining LTX Fest, Carla was the Sr. Global Events and Sponsorship Manager for Samsung NEXT where she led activations and sponsorship for international markets. Before Samsung, she was the global special events manager for Techstars, planning all their global summits and special event activations such as Startup Stage at CES. Carla received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. Prior to her career in events, Carla worked as a journalist at various leading media corporations in Spain such as Unidad Editorial and EFE.