Bernardo Quinn

Strategic Partner

Barney is Strategic Partner of WALK. He is an international expert in Change Management, Speaker (including TEDx), professor at UNIR and ISDI; lecturer at Business Schools and author of “Defying Doom – Leading Urgent Large-Scale Transformations”.​​ He is a non-executive board member for Telefónica in Peru and Uruguay.

He was member of the executive team of Telefónica Group where he occupied the positions of Global CHRO and CEO of Latam South. Barney joined Telefonica in 1992 in the Strategic Planning department in Telefónica de Argentina. During his international career in Telefónica he occupied several leadership positions in the Company in USA and Spain. He was CEO of Adquira (e-commerce platform ), General Manager of Strategic Planning and Business Development in the B2B Segment Unit, member of the Executive Committee of Telefónica Spain holding responsibility for Strategy, Quality and Innovation.​​

Before joining Telefónica, he was a consultant for Andersen Consulting (Accenture) based in Chile and a Financial Planning Analyst in the Techint Group (Tenaris) in Argentina.​​

Barney graduated valedictorian as an Industrial Engineer from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires and has an MBA from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.