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Uttarayan Bagchi

University of Texas
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Uttarayan Bagchi

Department of Information, Risk, & Operations Management

McCombs School, The University of Texas at Austin



  • Professor of Information, Risk, & Operations Management in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where he has been on the faculty since 1982.
  • He has conducted numerous management development programs in world class manufacturing, customer service, reengineering, risk analysis, and management of quality.
  • B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Ph.D. in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University

Marco Bravo

University of Texas
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Marco Bravo

Executive Director, McCombs School of Business



  • Engineer with diverse international experience and education, as well as significant leadership and managerial experience in multinational business, consulting, academia and government with extensive cross-cultural literacy in Europe and the US
  • Scholar at the Engineering schools of the University of Minho and the University of Porto.
  • He has graduate studies from reputable schools in Europe and the US and has co-founded four companies and one business angel fund and has been working extensively with entrepreneurs, innovators, and technology-based startups around the world
  • Worked at Continental AG in Germany and in Portugal where he was responsible for 350+ employees and €10+ Mio budget, leading change and reengineering processes.
  • Advisor and Chief of Staff of the Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Higher Education of the Portuguese Government where he co-developed and implemented national policies on scientific development and tech transfer expansion, leading to Portugal being the fastest growing European country in S&T development.
  • National Project Coordinator of the European-wide Eureka Program, having multiplied the number of projects by a factor of three.
  • Led the creation of the University Technology Enterprise Network (UTEN), a global initiative for the promotion of tech transfer and commercialization.
  • Published in peer-review journals and been nominated Kozmetsky Scholar for academic excellence and the outstanding student of the MsC in Technology Commercialization at UT Austin.
  • Honored by the Portuguese Engineers Association with the “Best Thesis 2001” and the “Innovation Young Engineer 2000” awards.
  • Distinguished as the best Engineering student of University of Minho and bestowed with the merit prize of the Portuguese Universities as a student of excellence and honored with the “University – Industry” award, with the Scholar Prize of the University of Minho, and with the Merit Prize of the Martins Sarmento Society.

Felix Florencio Cardenas

Tecnológico de Monterrey
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Felix Florencio Cardenas

Professor Private Equity Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship, EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey



  • Affiliated research scientist at Harvard University in Boston, Columbia University and IESE in New York City, University of Texas at Austin.
  • Director of the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tecnologico de Monterrey EGADE Business School.
  • Expert in Innovation and Private Equity Venture Capital (PEVC).
  • Ph.D. at HEC in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • MBA from EGADE Business School.
  • MSc. in International Business at NHH in Norway
  • Studied Industrial Engineering at Sophia University in Tokyo.
  • Conducted Mechanical Engineering studies at the University of Texas at Austin
  • BSc. in Engineering from the Monterrey TEC.
  • Undertook executive programs at Harvard Business School on PEVC and University of California Berkeley specializing in Silicon Valley’s ecosystem.
  • Co-founder of PEVC funds headquarter in Switzerland operating in Latin America and Africa.
  • Chairman of several startups operating in Europe and the United States and an inventor patenting social media applications.
  • Over 20 years of research and managerial experience and has presented his research in numerous international leading conferences.
  • Sought after for his expert opinion by the media, including CNN.

Brett L. Cornwell

Texas A&M
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Brett L. Cornwell

Associate Vice Chancellor for Commercialization,, Texas A & M University System.



  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Commercialization at Texas A & M University System
  • Directs the Office of Technology Commercialization.
  • Adjunct Professor in the McCombs School at the University of Texas at Austin as an instructor in the Masters in Science and Technology Commercialization degree program.
  • Faculty Member at IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Adjunct Graduate Faculty at Texas A&M University teaching courses in technology commercialization in the Mays Business School.
  • 18 years of experience in technology transfer and two years’ experience at small companies as sales and marketing manager.
  • led a number of international technology commercialization benchmarking and training projects including projects with CONACYT in Mexico, Innovisa in Portugal, The University of Otago in New Zealand, and ProTon in Europe.
  • Program Coordinator for the NASA Mid-Continent Technology Transfer Center (MCTTC) and as the Deputy Director.
  • Director of MacuCLEAR, Inc. and Salient Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
  • Recognized as the Outstanding Technology Transfer Intermediary in Arkansas in 1997.
  • Received the Distinguished Service Award from the Mid-Continent Federal Laboratory Consortium in 2001
  • Designed major portions of the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Technology Assessment process for the RIB-IT program and has been published in R&D Enterprise, Asia Pacific.
  • Co-Author of Marketing Scientific Results published in October 2004
  • MBA from Texas A&M University.
  • BBA in marketing from Baylor University. 

Richard Crawford

University of Texas
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Richard Crawford

Temple Foundation Endowed Faculty Fellowship No. 3, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.



  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and is the Temple Foundation Endowed Faculty Fellow No. 3.
  • BSME from Louisiana State University in 1982
  • MSME in 1985 and Ph.D. in 1989, both from Purdue University.
  • Fred Merryfield Design Award in 1995 from the American Society for Engineering Education in recognition of his contributions in design education.
  • Ralph Coates Roe Award in 2010 as an exemplary Mechanical Engineering educator.
  • University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award in 2011 in recognition of his contributions to engineering education.
  • His research interests include a wide spectrum of topics in computer-aided mechanical design and design theory and methodology. In particular he is working in four areas:
    1. Research in computer representations to support conceptual design, design for manufacture and assembly, and design retrieval.
    2. Developing computational representations and tools to support exploration of very complex engineering design spaces.
    3. Research in solid freeform fabrication, including geometric processing, control, design tools, manufacturing applications.
    4. Design of energy harvesting devices for remote locations.
  • Has acquired funding for this research not only from government agencies, but also from industrial sources as well, including Texas Instruments, Ford Motor Company, IBM, and DTM Corporation.
  • Has shown his interest in industrial problems by working as a faculty intern for IBM and Ford Motor Company.

John A. Daly

University of Texas
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John A. Daly

Professor , College of Communication.



  • Published more than 100 scholarly articles, produced five books and made numerous conference presentations.
  • Editor of two academic journals and as the president of the National Communication Association, as well as the president of the Council of Communication Associations.
  • Board of Directors of the International Customer Service Association and the International Communication Association.
  • Worked with more than 300 companies and public agencies worldwide on topics related to communication, influence and customer loyalty.
  • Worked with corporate entities such as American Airlines, EDS, IBM, Trammell Crow, Marriott, Roche, Merck, TI and Merrill Lynch, as well as governmental units such as the White House, Department of Army, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Interior and many others.

Marlon Omar Lopez Zapata

Tecnológico de Monterrey
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Marlon Omar Lopez Zapata

Professor at ITESM Law School



  • Ph.D. in Law and a Master´s Degree in International and Comparative Law at Tulane University.
  • Master Degree in International Business Law with specialization in Intellectual Property from the University of Arizona,
  • Master of Criminal Sciences at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon
  • Law Degree from the Tecnológico de Monterrey.
  • Has participated in consulting for national and international companies, governments and other national and international organizations.
  • National Speaker in more than 20 cities and 5 countries.
  • He was the dean and currently is a full time professor at ITESM Law School, and he is also a recurrent faculty member of EGAP, EGADE, TecVirtual University, IMPI, WIPO and IC2.

Kate Mackie

University of Texas
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Kate Mackie

Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing, the University of Texas at Austin, MBA, American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).



  • Dr. Mackie’s teaching interests are in the areas of Marketing Strategy and Customer Insights.
  • Over 14 years of experience in marketing, new business development and management with major corporations, including over 11 years with The Pillsbury Company.
  • Her background includes marketing, market research, strategic and tactical planning, budget development, capital planning, staff management and development, business start-up, advertising agency interaction and 5 years of international business management.
  • Her teaching excellence has been recognized by her business and engineering students, and she has been recipient of many teaching awards
  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.
  • MBA in International Business.
  • Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education.

Jeffrey Martin

University of Alabama
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Jeffrey Martin

Professor of Strategic Management



  • Professor of Management at the University Of Alabama Culverhouse School Of Business.
  • Ph.D. in Strategy and Organization from Stanford University in 2002.
  • Published his work in leading management journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Strategic Organization.
  • His research is internationally recognized in the area of dynamic capabilities and his paper "Dynamic Capabilities: What Are They?” won the Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Award for Strategic Management Journal in 2007.
  • SMS member for over 12 years and currently sits on the editorial board for the Academy of Management Journal.
  • Gained 15 years of industry experience as a consultant, executive, entrepreneur, manager and technical marketer helping organizations solve complex business problems in high technology, education and federal, state and local government organizations.

Carlos E. Ross Scheede

Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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Carlos E. Ross Scheede

Director: Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship.



  • Director of the Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a legal affiliate fot The University of Texas at Austin in Monterrey, Mexico
  • Founding partner of Proa Consultores, a consulting firm established in 1981 and which currently offers consulting services in Business Engineering and Innovation in areas such as Competitiveness, Business Metrics, Innovation, Technology Strategy, Business Process Improvement and IT Transformation.
  • Registered in CONACYT as a technology consultant and project evaluator, having evaluated more than 300 technology projects seeking government funding and promoting and developing clusters through the design of innovation centers.
  • Worked for10 years in the Monterrey industrial groups of Vitro, the glass conglomerate, and Cydsa, the chemicals and synthetic fibers group in the areas of operations research and information technologies.
  • Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1990 to 2017
  • Awarded in 2005 the Federal Cross of the Order of Merit from the German President

Margaret A. Wilson

University of Texas
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Margaret A. Wilson, MPA



  • Taught in the Executive M.S. in Technology Commercialization (MSTC), University of Texas, Austin, since its inception in 1996.
  • Since 2008, Wilson has taught for UT/CIMAV MCCT program in Monterrey Mexico.
  • Won 3 awards on curriculum contributions.
  • Served on NSF’s SBIR Advisory Board for 10 years (’98-‘08) and still reviews NSF SBIR Grants.
  • Works on special project for UT and the community (e.g. Certificate teaching at NOV; Motorola Mentoring on Licensing; Armenia, Mexico and Poland Projects)
  • Interim Executive Director of the Austin Software Council.
  • External Affairs Director for UT’s Texas Telecommunications Policy Institute
  • Helped write the Governor’s Science and Biotechnology Council Final Report in 2003 and more recently advised Governor Perry’s office on University Commercialization issues.
  • Worked at MCC for 7 years, finishing up as Vice President for Business Development.
  • Colaboró como coordinador del “Center for Technology Development and Transfer. Trabajó en el Colegio de Ingeniería en UT Austin, comercialización de investigación universitaria por 3 años.
  • Worked as Coordinator of the Center for Technology Development and Transfer, College of Engineering at UT Austin, commercializing university research for 3 years;
  • Worked in the Governor's Office for 7 years, most notably as Governor White's Science and Technology Coordinator, and as a manager for Governor Clements' Texas 2000 Long Range Planning Project. S
  • Started her career at the Texas General Land Office handling Coastal Environmental Management policy efforts.
  • Affiliate of the Camino Real Export Council; on the Advisory Board for Girl Start; and past President of the Technology Transfer Society.
  • Member of the Advisory Board to the Association of Women in Technology of Austin.
  • Active in local, state, national and international weaving and fiber arts organizations
  • Graduated from the LBJ School of Public Affairs in 1976 with a Master’s in Public Affairs and from Ithaca College in 1974 with a BA in Politics.