Victor Miguel Melgarejo Zurutuza

Universidad de Monterrey

Short bio

Business developer with more than 18 years of experience in innovation and entrepreneurship in Latin America. Has led the growth of companies in different sectors and have extensive experience in strategy and innovation. Also, has participated in the design and mapping of value chains, finding opportunities for innovation and entrepreneurship. As a project mentor, he has advised and linked technology-based ventures with international acceleration programs.

Throughout his career, has developed more than 130 young talents in innovation and entrepreneurship skills, many of whom are in management positions in large organizations or has undertaken relevant projects. Has participated in the training of the entrepreneurship networks of Nuevo León and Balam (LATAM), linking projects, mentors and entrepreneurs from different countries. Until 2019, was director of the Business Incubator and the Innovative Entrepreneurship Zone in the Northern region of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, where he was responsible for the deployment in the north of the national innovation and entrepreneurship strategy.

Founding partner and Chief Visionary Officer of Met Conecta, leading the attraction and development of talent and the management of the innovation model in Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

Currently, as director of the UDEM Entrepreneurship and Innovation HUB, manages the strategy and design of business incubation and acceleration programs, as well as mentoring for participating projects.