Luís Viegas Cardoso

Luís Viegas Cardoso

Luís Viegas Cardoso

Policy Adviser to Head of Political Strategy Centre, European Commission

Biography:

Luís VIEGAS CARDOSO is the Policy Assistant to the Head of the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), where he also advises on digital and innovation policies. The EPSC is the in-house think tank of the European Commission that reports directly to President Jean-Claude Juncker. Before joining the EPSC, he worked for eleven years in digital economy, innovation policies and European funds. From 2011 to 2017, he was an Adviser at the European Parliament focusing his work on digital related topics and fostering innovation across the European Union. From 2007 to 2011, Luis worked as a Senior Consultant in an international management firm designing and implementing innovation programmes, supporting strategic management decisions and setting up investment scenarios in accordance to the European schemes.
He also served on the management board and senate of the University of Coimbra and was general manager of the largest student academy in Portugal. Luís holds an International Master’s of Science in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership at the ESCP Europe. He also holds a degree in Economics from the University of Coimbra and a post-graduate qualification in Foresight, Strategy and Innovation from the ISEG School of Economics and Management at the Technical University of Lisbon. 

Speech:

Changing Landscape of Innovation
How Innovation is changing. Artificial Intelligence / Human-Centric Technologies / How Europe can act in the global competition