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This event will be in English in collaboration with Startup Grind Guadalajara.
The world has been forced to make dramatic changes in the last few months due to the coronavirus outbreak: production has changed, economies fear a global crisis, smart working has become more and more popular among companies. So how are innovation industries facing this situation around the globe? How should they change their products and possibly their way of thinking in order to face such a calamity? Is the pandemic going to make a fresh start necessary for companies?
We will be discussing about these and other related topics by making a comparison between the Mexican and the Italian industrial ecosystems. Laura Segarra, a designer, entrepreneur, innovator and manager, currently in charge of the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem (Zona Ei) in the central region of Tecnológico de Monterrey, will talk about the Mexican situation, while Daniele, Managing Director of Eelctron SpA, will analyze the Italian one.
Tec de Monterrey
Director of Entrepreneurship
Eelectron is an Italian company that produces KNX standard electronic hardware and software devices.
Their range of products is aimed towards hotel automation, home evolution and building automation.
Member of the KNX Association for the Manufacturers category since 2005, Eelectron is a leading example on the national scene in the field of European standards protocols.
The philosophy of Eelectron is to future aspects of design and aesthetics and functionality research with the development of highly innovative devices, combining KNX interoperability and compliance with the strictest International quality standards.
The experience of Eelectron staff is at the full disposal of their users, with ongoing training activities, product assistance and continuing development that pays particular attention to client requirements, emerging applications, energy savings and the implementation of simple, efficient and client-oriented solutions.
Designer, entrepreneur, innovator and manager, she is in charge of the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem (Zona Ei) in the center region of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Managing the different entrepreneurship platforms such as business incubator, business accelerator and innovation center. She has designed different entrepreneurship programs, last year she was a consultant for the entrepreneurship ecosystem program of Magallanes, Chile with INACAP Institution. She has been a professor at the business school, and consultant for different companies on Design Thinking and Innovation processes. She has developed different methodologies for teaching creativity, entrepreneurship and Innovation. Co-author of the chapter: "Startup PATH: The Development of the Entrepreneur and His/Her Journey in Creating a Startup" for the book “Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A New Mindset for Emerging Markets”. Certified by MIT on Design Thinking, has an MBA and a Product Design Degree, she is cofounder of “La Jabonera” a innovation hub, at Querétaro, México.
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Tech and educational community leader and speaker, with a passion for product and helping others, inspiring and educating others to thrive.
Martin Moscosa is a product and community leader with a background in tech and education. He was the director of the Academy at Wizeline, Mexico's leading startup, where he developed tech programs and partnerships to create advanced generations of technologists in the emerging markets in Mexico, Vietnam, Thailand.
At Tec de Monterrey -LatAm's leading technical University and among the best 160 in the world and ranked as top 5 in LinkedIns Top Attractors list- Martin was able to inspire younger generations to aim for greater opportunities by rekindling the relationship with top tech companies such as Microsoft, Google and Facebook among others and increasing by over 200% the number of students applying and landing a job in such companies. Also inspired students to pursue their dreams through entrepreneurship.
Prior to his corporate life, Martin was an entrepreneur with startup Epicnest one of the first tech coworking spaces in Guadalajara, going from 178sqmt (583sqft) to over 1,000sqmt (3,300sqft) in less than a year. A thriving space that has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and startups in the past years to kickstart their projects.
In his free time, he runs Startup Grind in Guadalajara one of the biggest startup communities in the world -with prescence in over 600 cities and 125 countries - supported by Google for Startups. Martin has connected and inspired over 4,000 members locally; through his network, he has invited and made connections with key members in the ecosystem such as Santiago Zavala (500 Startups), Gabriel Charles (Wayra), Jose Rodriguez (Bitso) and others.
Photography and Video editing are some of his hobbies, he is a cat person who is always up for a cup of coffee or tea looking to help others.
Beatrice Del Col Balletto ha 20 anni ed è attualmente studentessa di scienze politiche e delle relazioni internazionali presso l’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano.
Dopo aver trascorso una parte di liceo in Germania a Berlino ed aver conseguito il diploma di liceo linguistico, Beatrice ha fondato il chapter della community di Startup Grind nella sua università per poter dare l’opportunità agli studenti di avere momenti di networking con imprenditori e startupper.
Il suo interesse nei confronti del mondo dell’innovazione è nato con il ruolo di International Communication manager per il chapter di Startup Grind Pisa & Lucca.
Uno dei suoi obiettivi infatti è, terminata la laurea triennale in Italia, prendere un master che riguardi proprio il percorso che ha intrapreso.
Quello su cui vorrebbe focalizzarsi è il creare una community solida che permetta ai ragazzi di entrare a contatto con il mondo delle startup e dell’innovazione, oltre che mettere in pratica quello che sta studiando e quindi lavorare con i governi per aiutare lo sviluppo dell’ecosistema delle startup.
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