Caperan, Horacio

Horacio Caperan
Former Executive Director of External Affairs


Horacio was the MIT Joint Program's Executive Director for External Affairs circa 2017-2023. 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.

Education + Credentials
MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management
M.S., Biology and Biotechnology, Tufts University
B.S., Management and Economics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

News + Media

Joint Program News | 
Sep 23, 2021
News Release
MIT Energy Initiative | 
Jan 06, 2020
Around Campus
MIT News | 
Dec 18, 2017