Vikesh Chugani has been part of Zabala since 2011, where he started working in the Madrid office. In 2013 he moved to the Barcelona office, where he was responsible for European Programmes, and since 2018 he has been working in Bogota (Colombia) where he is in charge of consolidating the economic activity and coordinating Zabala’s activity in Latin America. He has extensive experience and capabilities in the development and execution of innovation and growth strategies, digital transformation and strategy focused on customers and markets, applying agile tools and methodologies and practices such as Lean or Design Thinking. He has collaborated in the design and formulation of more than 100 collaborative R&D&I projects, both in Europe and Latin America, and in a wide range of sectors such as health, environment, energy, smart cities, bioeconomy, agribusiness, tourism, social innovation and mobility. He is firmly convinced that in order to achieve strong results in the face of the challenges of the 21st century, it is necessary to continue generating capacities and tools that promote collaboration between the actors that make up the quadruple helix of innovation: companies-administration-academia-society.