Dr. Andrei Villarroel is professor of innovation management and executive consultant in the high-tech sector. He has been on the faculty of The Lisbon MBA, Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics, and international faculty fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management. His professional experience spans organizations in ICT, biotech, energy, finance, education, and international development. He is appointed professor at the Entrepreneurship Institute, School of Management Fribourg (Switzerland) and visiting faculty at the University of Pennsylvania (USA). He also teaches at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany) and at IEDC Bled School of Management (Slovenia). He was Swiss NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT Sloan and his research was recognized with three Best Papers at international conferences. He is co-author of the books “Leading Open Innovation” (MIT Press, 2013), “Business Model Innovation” (Oxford University Press, 2015). Dr. Villarroel served as keynote speaker for international organizations including EFMD, JEWC, CEEMAN.