Luis Perez-Breva is an innovator, entrepreneur and expert in the practice and development of innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also the Rafael del Pino Professor.
Professor Perez-Breva has guided more than 170 projects with new MIT technologies to uncover opportunities to realise MIT's mission of making a positive impact on our society and has trained, guided, mentored and educated more than 200 teams of entrepreneurs and innovators around the world.
He currently directs MIT's flagship programme in applied innovation, the MIT Innovation Teams: a joint programme and course at MIT's School of Engineering and MIT's School of Business. He has recently co-led the innovation arm of MIT's partnership with Russia to create a new university model based on training innovators (MIT Skoltech Initiative) and is also collaborating on several such international initiatives in Portugal, Singapore and Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Perez-Breva holds degrees in Chemical Engineering, Business, Physics, and Artificial Intelligence obtained in Spain (Institut Quimic de Sarrià), France (Ecole Normale Supérieure), and USA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).