Luis Perez-Breva, PhD is an expert in the process of technology innovation and an entrepreneur. Currently he co-directs the MIT Innovation Teams Program, MIT’s flagship hands-on innovation program joint between the Schools of Engineering and Management. He is also the co-lead of the Innovation Pillar of the MIT Skoltech Initiative, and collaborates with MIT’s innovation initiatives in Portugal, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. He has taught the process of technology innovation to professionals and students from all disciplines starting from pretty much anything: real-world problems, engineering problem sets, and research breakthroughs.
He is a serial innovator with successes in emergency cell phone location technologies currently deployed worldwide, and a fully automated portfolio allocation and trading system; and numerous other stories to share from his trial and error adventures to conceive data-driven predictive technologies that tackle real world problems and drive them to market.
Dr. Perez-Breva holds degrees in Chemical Engineering, Physics, Business, and Artificial Intelligence from Spain, France, and the US.