Professor at Copenhagen Business School with special responsibilities in healthcare innovation; Associate Professor at Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics (Leave of Absence); Academic Fellow at the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures at Cornell University; Founder and President of Patient Innovation; Co-founder of PPL Crowdfunding; Member of the Environment and Sustainability Board of EDP - Energias de Portugal.
Previously he served Católica-Lisbon as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, Academic Director of the Lisbon MBA, Director of the doctoral program in Technology Change and Entrepreneurship and Director of several executive education programs. He was also an International Faculty Fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management and Advisor to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education.
He received a Ph.D. in Operations, Technology and Innovation Management (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); M.Sc. in Operations Research and Systems Engineering and "licenciatura" in Naval Engineering (Instituto Superior Técnico). He also completed some advanced training at Harvard Business School and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.