Before the age of 30, Carlos co-founded a NGO, experienced from the inside a start-up scaling and exit, concluded his Ph.D. with honors at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, published his first book and taught Executives at top tier U.S. Universities.
Back to Europe, he became the Managing Director of the Silicon Valley based Technology Start-up Accelerator the Founder Institute, and has accelerated on a one-on-one basis over 100 entrepreneurs.
Today, Carlos travels the world delivering impactful keynotes, runs Executive training programs across Europe and is a lead trainer for the Swiss National Innovation Agency. His origins and heart are from the small coastal village of Cascais, Portugal. Carlos is a Mozart aficionado and a keen Kitesurfer.
EVERY INNOVATION BEGINS WITH A THOUGHT
Carlos' keynotes and training workshops offer a powerful, incisive and inspiring view on how innovative leaders think
The 3 Drivers Of Business Model Innovation
Your customers`s behavior are changing. Your competitors are acquiring new resources and you wonder why. Your employees are evolving and unsure about the future. Without a plan for innovation, your business is living on borrowed time. In his research on business model innovation, Dr. Carlos DaSilva has identified 3 drivers of successful business model innovation.
BE A BETTER THINKER INSIDE YOUR BUSINESS AND A BETTER THOUGHT-LEADER OUTSIDE OF IT.
How great leaders think to accelerate progress and
generate breakthough ideas
In search of innovative practices to apply in our personal lives, business and communities, we often try to emulate what effective leaders do. Carlos argues this principle is flawed, because innovative solutions that work in one context may make little sense in another. A more productive approach is to look at how such leaders think. In this practical and entertaining talk Carlos DaSilva will change the way you think about intuitive thinking and innovation, giving you new practical frameworks that you can use to generate breakthrough ideas and progress.
In this talk,
Carlos will explain:
Why we are wrong about innovation and how we can fix it
How to stop copying your competition and generate breakthrough innovations
How leap thinking techniques can be used to change your mindset and not just generate new ideas