Francisco Veloso: A Portuguese Leader for a Top European Business School
Former Area Coordinator for the CMU Portugal Program at Carnegie Mellon University
and former PI of a Lead Project, has been nominated Dean of the Imperial
College Business School. The current Dean of Católica-Lisbon School of Business
and Economics, in an interview to the weekly newspaper Expresso, says he is
motivated by the institution's strong innovation and entrepreneurship record. The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, congratulated Professor Veloso in a note on the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic's website.
has been teaching at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at
Carnegie Mellon University since 2008, where he is now a full professor. He has
won several awards for his contributions, including the Alfred P. Sloan
Industry Studies Fellowship, the Stan Hardy award for the outstanding paper
published in the field of Operations Management, as well as grants from the
National Science Foundation, the Sloan Foundation and the Richard King Mellon
Foundation. He was also the Principal Investigator for the Lead Project: The Role of ‘User Innovators’ in the Development of Telecom Products and Services with Pedro
Oliveira. This project was a precursor to the Patient Innovation platform.
Read the article in
Online (March 14, 2017) Expresso (interview) Expresso (article) (March 18, 2017) Sábado (Expresso magazine) (March 22, 2017).