Francisco Gutierrez

Technology Transfer Manager at KAUEL

Francisco Gutierrez has a diverse work experience spanning various industries and roles. Francisco began their career in 2008 as a Consultant at Australasia, where they provided advisory services for project evaluations in sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and mining. From 2011 to 2012, Gutierrez worked as a Professional in Water and Environment at Fundación Chile, where they managed and executed consulting projects in the mining, water, and environmental sectors.

In 2012, Gutierrez joined Production Development Corporation (CORFO) as a Sectorial Advisor, providing guidance and expertise in their field. Francisco then moved on to Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, where they held two roles. From 2014 to 2015, they served as the Chief Technology Officer at AC3E, overseeing the transfer and sales of technologies in the electrical and electronic field and managing communication with customers and end users. From 2015 to 2017, they served as an Advisor for new business development in the Programa Proveedores Clase Mundial.

Next, Gutierrez joined AgenciaSE in 2017 as the Head of Innovation and New Business. In this role, they established an innovation department focused on energy transition and high-energy consumption sectors. Francisco also led various innovation projects and served as a Work Package Leader for the R&D Consortium "Hydrogen electromobility for mining."

In 2019, Gutierrez took on multiple positions simultaneously. Francisco became a Technology Transfer Manager at Kauel, a CFO at Escenix, and an External Advisor at Club de Innovación. At Kauel, they were responsible for overseeing technology transfers. At Escenix, they held the role of Chief Financial Officer. At Club de Innovación, they served as a Project Manager for the Misiòn Cavendish H2 project and provided external advisory services.

Throughout their career, Gutierrez has also been involved in academia. Francisco has worked as a Professor at Universidad de Santiago de Chile, teaching the Master's program in Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship. Francisco has also served as an Assistant Professor for the Executive MBA program at Universidad de Chile, affiliated with the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

Overall, Francisco Gutierrez has demonstrated a strong background in technology transfer, innovation management, business development, and academia.

Francisco Gutierrez's education history is as follows:

In 2021, Francisco Gutierrez attended Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez and completed the Programa de Certificación de Mentores, though the field of study is not specified.

In 2017, Francisco Gutierrez attended the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a course in technology transfer, specifically focusing on law, policy, and practice.

In 2008, Francisco Gutierrez completed an MBA program at AGSM @ UNSW Business School. The MBA covered various subjects, including finance, marketing, international economics, and organizational structure.

In the same year, 2008, Francisco Gutierrez received a certificate from Harvard Kennedy School for a program specializing in innovation, science, and technology.

From 2007 to 2008, Francisco Gutierrez pursued an MBA Global - Magister en gestión para la Globalización at Universidad de Chile, focusing on management for globalization. The exact degree name is not provided.

In 2003, Francisco Gutierrez obtained a degree in Ingenieria Comercial from Universidad Alberto Hurtado. The field of study is not specified.

In 2002, Francisco Gutierrez acquired a certificate in project finance from Georgetown University. The field of study is not specified.

Additionally, Francisco Gutierrez has obtained several certifications. In 2021, they received a Diploma en Hidrogeno Verde from Corporación de Fomento de la Producción through Swaper. In 2020, they completed the DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property offered by the World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO. In 2018, Francisco Gutierrez became a certified mentor through the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María's program, Red de Mentores UC-3IE.


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  • Technology Transfer Manager

    January, 2019 - present

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