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Carlos Alvarez Pereira

Alvarez Pereira, Carlos

Alvarez Pereira, Carlos

Founder and Chair, Innaxis Foundation & Research Institute; Fellow, World Academy of Art & ScienceFellow, World Academy of Art & Science

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Founder and Chair, Innaxis Foundation & Research Institute; Fellow, World Academy of Art & ScienceFellow, World Academy of Art & Science

Carlos Alvarez Pereira is the Founder and Chair of Innaxis Foundation & Research Institute, which promotes interdisciplinary work on large-scale socio-technical systems based on networks, from the perspective of complexity theory.

He holds an Aerospace Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and has a long entrepreneurial experience in the sector of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). He is the Founder and CEO of the consulting firm Telenium, and is Chairman of the Franco-German strategic advice firm CXP and of the start-up Skybus, which specializes in advanced software developments for sustainable urban mobility systems.

He has been an Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics at the UPM (1985-1996), and a senior consultant and manager in several firms. He is currently Vice-President of the Spanish Fulbright Alumni Association, a Member of Foro de Empresas Innovadoras (FEI) and the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome (CECoR) and a Fellow of World Academy of Art & Science.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Disruptive Technologies, A Critical Yet Hopeful View   ( New Economics ), ( Money & Finance ), ( Knowledge, Science & Values )
Abstract A new perspective is attempted on the role played by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the evolution of human societies in the last few decades. Particular attention is paid to their (lack of) relationship with the challenges of sustainable development, presenting the view contrary to mainstream perception that for now ICTs have a negative impact on sustainability overall. This in turn is described as a result of how ICTs and innovation in general are presently...