Claudio Bravo-Ortega

Head of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Group

Director M.A. in Innovation

Director Certificate on Strategic Management of Innovation

Short Biography

Claudio Bravo-Ortega is associate professor at the Business School of the Adolfo Ibañez University, Director of the Master of Innovation, Director of DGI Certificate and Head of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Group of the School. Between 2014 and 2017 he was Director of the School of Economics and Management of the University of Chile. Professor Bravo-Ortega is specialized in topics of Innovation, Economic Growth, Trade and Political Economy. Within its research agenda in Innovation he has studied the relationship between exports, R&D and productivity, the effect of the introduction of new products on the productivity of firms, the impact of innovation in the service industry (particularly for the case of mining suppliers), and the study of innovation activities in the mining industry in Chile.

Previously, he worked at the World Bank, at the Center for Applied Economics of the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Chile and at Cieplan (Corp. Economic Research for Latin America). Professor Bravo-Ortega has been a consultant to the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Korea Development Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cieplan. During the years 2008-2009 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Innovation Center of the University of Sussex, SPRU, and also Visiting Scholar of the University College of London.

Professor Bravo-Ortega has a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and an Industrial Engineering  degree, both from the Universidad de Chile. He has published numerous international journal articles and book chapters.