Octavio Martinez

Director of CLACDS at INCAE Business School. Professor of business strategy. Consultant in strategy formulation and implementation. He has a Ph.D. in business strategy from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. He has an MBA with high distinction from INCAE and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude) from the American University.

Adriana umaña

Financial Administrative Director of CLACDS and the Faculty Research and Development Center.

Ronald Maple

Master in Economics from the University of Costa Rica, he works as a researcher at INCAE's CLACDS on issues related to international trade, foreign direct investment, regional integration, competitiveness and economic development.

Jaime Garcia

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

Luis Figueroa

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

Juan Pablo Lopez Chaverri

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.

Andy Pearson

Academic researcher at the René Morales Chair of Entrepreneurship. In charge of the development of academic documents and teaching cases.

Alexander Oak

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

Andrey M Elizondo

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.

Beatriz miranda

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.