Jorge Aguado, Vice Minister, Argentine Ministry of Science

Secretary of Planning and Policy of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation

Degree in Industrial Engineering (ITBA). While he was working in the private sector, he was Marketing Manager for South America at IBM and Marketing Manager at Dell.

He began his career in the public sphere in 2011 as Head of the Special Projects Unit “Comprehensive Digital Education Plan”, were he was in charge of [email protected] BA Plan, the One-to-One Model in Buenos Aires. Between 2012 and 2015 Jorge leads the General Direction of Educational Technology of the Buenos Aires City Ministry of Education.

In 2015 he took over as Undersecretary of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina and since august 2017 he is Secretary of Planning and Policy of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation being responsible for driving the policies defined by the Ministry. For this purpose, the Department of Planning and Policy identifies the demands and needs of the society; designs programmes and tools to address sectorial and social problems, and promotes the approach of science, technology and innovation to society.