Maribel is the founder of Lopez Research, a market research and strategy consulting firm. She’s also the co-founder of the Emerging Technology Research Council, a community of business and technical leaders in Fortune 1000 companies focused on driving innovation and business value by leveraging emerging technologies. Her clients range from startups to global firms, including 10 of the Fortune 30.

Maribel is the author of the John Wiley and Sons book, “Right-Time Experiences,” and a contributor to Forbes. She’s currently researching and writing her next book on building successful strategies for workplace transformation.

In addition to Lopez Research, Maribel runs Data For Betterment, a non-profit that helps individuals understand and prepare for how their job will change as companies embrace the new future of work technologies. Prior to founding Lopez Research, Maribel gained her expertise by working at Motorola, International Data Corp., Shiva Corporation, and Forrester Research. Follow her on Twitter @MaribelLopez and on Forbes.