Pierre Gein is the Executive Director of the Católica-Lisbon Center for Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship and adjunct Professor for graduate courses in areas such as Strategic Management Consulting and Entrepreneurship.
Pierre is a mentor for early-stage startups for more than 10 years with a focus on customer discovery and validation. He is involved in several entrepreneurship initiatives in Portugal as a mentor as well as a guest speaker.
Prior to his involvement in higher education, Pierre spent more than 20 years in the enterprise IT consulting business in Europe and Africa in firms such as American Management System, Cap Gemini and Celfocus. He holds an engineering degree in Aeronautics from ESTACA, Paris and two postgraduate courses from Catolica-Lisbon in Supply Chain and the Management of Innovation