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Luis Antonio Márquez
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at EGADE Business School Mexico City
BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Márquez is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship from the United States Department of State for best government practices. Currently, Luis Antonio hosts a weekly radio program to promote entrepreneurship in Mexico called Escala 91.7 FM. On the corporate side, Luis Antonio Márquez Heine has served as Managing Director in Mexico of Bricapital, a private equity firm specializing in sectors such as real estate and hospitality. He has also been the General Director of the Mexican Private Equity Association, promoting the development of the private equity industry in Mexico. He has also worked in the public sector as National Coordinator of Planning and Foresight and in the Presidency of the National Council for Culture and Arts (2002-2003). Luis Antonio Márquez Heine is and has been a member of the Board of Directors of several companies including Hoteles Mision, Serfimex, Exitus Nomina, Big Bang and GC Capital. He also participates on the boards of investment for venture capital projects for Conacyt and as a member of the Evaluation Committee of the Fund for Technological Innovation (FIT).

He has also been involved in five philanthropic projects including the Camino a Casa Foundation and the Office of Heritage for the Public Good. In addition to his academic and managerial roles at EGADE Business School, Luis Antonio Márquez Heine has been a Professor of Law and Economics at Universidad Iberoamericana.

EDUCATION
    • Master in Public Administration
      John F. Kennedy, Harvard University
AWARDS & HONORS
  • Certification in Innovation, Universidad de Salamanca 2017