Ronald is Costa Rican and has more than 20 years of work experience, of which the last twelve he has worked as a CLACDS researcher, in which he has led research and development projects in different areas and countries in Latin America. Previously, he was an economic analyst for the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) and has consulted for different organizations. He has a master's degree in Economics from the University of Costa Rica, and has received training on development strategies and international trade in different countries such as Israel, South Korea, Spain and China.
Senior Researcher and Director of IPS Projects of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) of INCAE Business School, and expert in methodology of The Social Progress Imperative, where he participates in the design and implementation of sub-national projects of the Social Progress Network. Teacher in the methodological trainings for the measurement of Social Progress carried out at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), INCAE and the conference What Works in Social Progress 2017 in Iceland. Economist from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), with two master's degrees from the London School of Economics (LSE), in Social Policy, and Population and Development.
Luis Figueroa is a researcher, teacher and facilitator at the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) of INCAE Business School in Costa Rica, with extensive experience leading projects and consultancies for international cooperation, business chambers
Master in International Agribusiness and Rural Development from the University of Göttingen in Germany. He works as a Researcher at the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development of INCAE.
Alejandro has dedicated his career to consulting and applied research on various topics of sustainability and involvement of the private sector; such as the development of impact logic / theories of change, monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for development projects and alliances p
Academic and senior consultant in innovation and technology management with particular emphasis on governance of platforms and information ecosystems, and orchestration of long-term digital transformation processes. He has participated in multiple strategic consulting processes in organizational and digital transformation, in various industries and organizations in the public and private sectors, both in Latin America and in Europe. He has significant experience in the strategic articulation for the adoption of large-scale complex platforms. He has been linked to INCAE Business School for more than a decade, initially as a consultant and associate researcher and later as part of the visiting faculty. For several years he coordinated the annual evaluation of the provision of public services by digital means in Costa Rica, his country of origin; a systematic measurement carried out externally from INCAE, where the experience of the citizen when interacting digitally with State institutions was analyzed.
Researcher focused on implementation projects of the Social Progress Index, with an emphasis on data visualization methods. Additionally, she is the Coordinator of the Mesoamerican Social Progress Network.