Stephen actively spearheads effort on innovation in both Chile and worldwide. He studies how to make decisions on innovation in a constantly evolving and uncertain context, characterized by rapid advancements of technologies and frequent shifts in macroeconomic, environment, market demand and policies. Stephen develops practical frameworks to help organizations with the complex task of managing and valuing innovation.
His research has been published in top academic journals such as Decision Support Systems and Risk Analysis and he works with both large and small-but-fast-growing organizations extensively through executive programs and various projects.
Prior to become a professor, Stephen had engineering experiences in STMicroelectronics and Siemens AG, management consulting experiences in Titan Group and Mckinsey, and research experiences in National University of Singapore and Singapore Delft Water Alliance (SDWA).
In the university, Stephen also leads the Innovation Certificate and the agreement with Stanford on technology venture, and he is a member of Innovation Factory, the top think-tank in Chile on innovation based in the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Ph.D. National University of Singapure
Bachelor on Engineering Nayang Technological University, Singapur
Áreas de interés
Open innovation and supplier/buyer innovation
Valuation of innovation and technology
Finance for innovation, Venture Capital
Models for decision support under uncertainty
Determinants (such as strategy, behavior, resource) of venture performance
Dinamic Strategic Planning
Best practices in management consulting firms (Aukan, Mckinsey, BCG, Bain and etc.)