Carlos Osorio


Carlos Osorio is a full time Professor and Director of the Masters in Innovation of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and a Fellow of the Center for Innovation of “Un Techo para mi País” (a roof for my country). He is an affiliate member of research centers of the Government and Law schools of the University of Harvard, and of the Center of Politics and Economics of the School of Engineering of Cambridge University, England. He was visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab and researcher at the Center for International Development at the University of Harvard. He has been a guest lecturer at various universities, companies and institutions in the USA, Europe and Latin America and his work has been covered by media such as CNN en Español, Salon.com, América Economía, and Corriere della Sera, as well as national media.

Professor Osorio has published more than twenty articles in different areas. Standing out amongst these are: the creation of the Network Readiness Index together with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University, for the first Global IT Report of the World Economic Forum and together with Jane Fountain of Harvard University, the first study on the impact of IT on the American government, published by Brookings Institution. As well as other subjects, he is the author of three influential papers about the development and economic impact of broadband in the USA, and disruptive competition in telecommunications, and "Privacy-Enhancing Technologies for Internet Commerce", published as a chapter in "Trust in the Network Economy" by Springe Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

Education
PhD in Technology, Management and Strategy and MSc. Technology Policy Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Masters in Public Policy (as a Fulbright scholar) Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Chile

Interests
Strategy, Management and Innovation Processes; Technology Management; Innovation and Technology Policies; Internet and Telecommunications Convergence; Architecture of Technology Systems; and Education in Engineering.