Fernando Guillen

Fernando Guillen

Work History

Work History
Nov 2012 - Present

Innovation Manager


Developing Technology Planning, managing Innovation Projects, training people for innovation projects management.

Conferences about R&D Projects on Industry for Academic audiences.

Jul 2009 - Nov 2011

Projects Manager

Centro de Investigación en Polímeros

1) Project management for the R&D portfolio within the Polymers Research centre.

2) Recruitment of scientific personnel.

3) Management of the collaboration agreements with other research centres, universities, and technological institutes.

Jun 2008 - Jul 2009

Innovation Director

Instituto Jalisciense de Tecnologías de Información

My activities:

1) Planning and organization of two technology consortia: a) supercomputing and one for multimedia development.

2) Design of the Knowledge management model for IJALTI (now in process of implementation)


Sep 1998 - Dec 2001

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering

University of Liverpool

Study of the effect of cooling rates on mechanical and microstructural properties for Fibre metal laminates based on Aluminum, Polypropylene and Nylon 6,6, commonly used on Aerospace industry.

Jan 1990 - Dec 1992

MSc Manufacturing Engineering

Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey

Masters in Manufacturing, knowledge and abilities related with manufacturing systems, design, materials engineering, process engineering and the integration of manufacturing systems fo diverse industries.

Jan 1984 - Dec 1987

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Technological Institute of Monterrey

Industrial and systems Engineering is really a visionary discipline. Most of the Knowledge framework of my career has been applied in all my jobs.

Systems approach, diagnosis of problems in organizations, strategic planning and many other concepts that I am currently applying as an executive, I learned from my first degree.



Project Manager

Vast experience designing and implementing Innovation Projects.   Currently, Trainer for company teams for several industries

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning for Collaboration Groups