Healthcare entrepreneur and Founding Fellow in MOEBIO Design Health Barcelona, the first Stanford affiliated interdisciplinary program in Spain creating a disruptive, ecosystem to train future health technology innovators. Business development and management skills in innovation design, healthcare and scientific communications. Connector linking industry (healthcare/pharma/medtech), academia, associations and institutions in business and nonprofit sectors. Operations and change management expert, who served as former Executive Director of AmChamSpain and led non-profit, member based organization to profitability and operational excellence. Prior position as Institutional Relations Director at Thomson Reuters, biomedical communications/STM/data science sector. Native of New York, USA and long-term resident in Iberia having lived in both Spain and Portugal. Thrive in diversity with multi-functional, international teams. Regularly work as consultant, mentor and advisor.
His initial background is with basic research in physics. Later on he devoted time to research and innovation policy from the public sector angle. His playground has been international from the very beginning. He was the director of innovation in a chemical company. He also spent several years in the world of philanthropy, always in relation to research and innovation.
PhD. Psychology, University Complutense of Madrid (Spain).
Specializations: Occupational Health, Intelligence and Economic behavior, individual variables, entrepreneurship.
Her investigation priority is the study of individual and psychological variables related with the entrepreneurship behavior and development education programs and training.