Horacio is the MIT Joint Program's Executive Director for External Affairs. He has over twenty years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, business development and program management for organizations in the transportation, agroindustry, life sciences and technology sectors in the US and international markets. He is an alumnus of the MIT Sloan School of Management where he earned an MBA with honors. Previously he received a Fellowship in the Management of Clean Energy Ventures from Boston University and the New England Clean Energy Council. He holds a dual Master’s in Biology and Biotechnology from Tufts University. He earned a B.S. in management and economics in Chile, where he later held positions as a professor of economics and finance.