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Innovative with successes and failures to tell! Computer and software engineer. Master in Business Administration (MBA). Over the last 10 years, Juan Pablo has led more than 40 innovation and digital transformation projects for national and international companies from multiple economic sectors, combining different methods such as Design Thinking, TRIZ, Lean Startup and Business Model. Passionate about innovation, design and teaching, Juan Pablo is the creator of the virtual course 'Lánzate a la innovación' with more than 60,000 registered around the world through the online course platform edX (https://www.edx .org/) and has led interdisciplinary project teams working for companies in different economic sectors such as Autodesk, Bank of the West, SURA, Grupo Coomeva, BanCoomeva, Philips, Forsa, Protección, Totto and Colombina in collaboration with Stanford University, the University from Swinburne, Indian Institute of Technology, Trinity College Dublin and the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Professor of different undergraduate and graduate engineering and design courses, he currently works as leader of the Innovation by Design Program of the SUGAR network at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


Master, Magíster en Administración, Universidad ICESI

Award Date: 17 Aug 2013

Bachelor, Ingeniero de Sistemas y Computación, Universidad Javeriana

Award Date: 17 Oct 2008

Engineering Design Entrepreneurship Program. Stanford Center for Design Research., Stanford University

01 Sep 200706 Jun 2008

Award Date: 06 Jun 2008

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