Faculty Profile - Carlos Da Silva
Carlos DaSilva is a leading expert on business model innovation and a passionate speaker. He has spent over a decade studying and disseminating the process of business model innovation, from Ph.D. studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles to executive training programs and talks presented to audiences from New York to Paris, Geneva to Kyoto, Taipei to Sydney.
Before the age of 30, Carlos co-founded a NGO, experienced from the inside a start-up scaling and exit, concluded his Doctorate on Business Models with honors, published his first book and lectured on strategy at top tier U.S. Universities. Back to Europe, he became the Managing Director of the Silicon Valley based Start-up Accelerator the Founder Institute, and has accelerated on a one-on-one basis over 100 entrepreneurs in Lisbon. Today, he is an Executive Education Professor at the HEG School of Management Switzerland, a lead trainer for the Swiss National Innovation Agency “Innosuisse” and an international Keynote Speaker.