Irene has broad experience working in UI/UX and visual design, with over 10 years of experience in the industry. Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, she was first introduced to the the San Diego start-up community through EvoNexus - San Diego’s largest start-up incubator - where she worked as Creative Manager. She has since provided design solutions and leadership for many start-ups, non-profits and design firms. She graduated from TAI Madrid School of Arts with a BA in Graphic Design and later attended ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering where she earned a postgraduate diploma in Design and Photography. Irene is also a film enthusiast and enjoys producing and editing videos.