Luís Filipe Lages

Luis Filipe LAGES is Professor (Catedrático) in Marketing, Innovation and International Business at NOVA SBE, Portugal. He also collaborates with the MIT-Portugal program (Energy, Transports, Engineering Design and Manufacturing) in the Lisbon MBA, with MIT Sloan School of Management, where he teaches the VCW - Value Creation Wheel and is involved in the Coordination of the Innovation Module in Bioengineering Systems.

Luis Filipe Lages main research interests are in the areas of innovation, business, science, technology and society. He conducted Doctoral Research at Warwick University (UK) and Post-Doctoral Research at MIT (USA) and Stanford University (USA). In recent years, he was a Visiting Scholar in schools such as London Business School, Korea University Business School, MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation and MIT Sloan School of Management.

Luis Filipe Lages has spent more than 20 years studying the practices and drawbacks of hundreds of projects in the fields of Value Creation and Innovation, International Business, Survival and Growth and Tech-Transfer. During this time he has developed the Value Creation Wheel (VCW) and the Lag-User Method that were tested across a wide range of firms, from award winning start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, from leading consultancy firms to worldwide exporters, from lab-projects to smart cities, from governments to not-for-profit organizations. He is on the Advisory Board of Innovation Committees of some of these companies.

His seminars, practical presentations, and consulting advice has been presented to corporate, business, governmental and university audiences in several countries across the globe, including Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, U.K., South Korea and the USA.
His research has been published in more than 130 reference Journals and conference proceedings. Among others, he is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Marketing and International Marketing Review.