Marcelo Tedesco

Research Affiliate, Local Innovation Group

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Marcelo Tedesco is a Research Affiliate with the MIT D-Lab Local Innovation Group, where he is researching innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems in southeastern Mexico.

Marcelo is completing a doctoral degree in Business and Social Sciences from UCI in San José, Costa Rica, where he is focusing on the intersection between organizational strategy and the social dynamics of collaboration within innovation-oriented entrepreneurial ecosystems in developing economies. He brings significant professional expertise in strategy and management to his research, having led the MIT Enterprise Forum Mexico as Executive Manager from its inception in 2014 through significant expansion into four regions of Mexico.

Previously, he served as Director of Strategic Planning for Toshiba Latin America, among other positions in international corporations. Marcelo is a published author in the fields of business leadership and strategy and received a Masters Degree in International Business Scaling from La Salle Barcelona and completed additional masters studies in Advanced Education, Business and Logistics at Fudan University in Shanghai.