Ricardo Mesquita is Director of Innovation and Business Transformation Executive Education at Nova School of Business and Economics.
Ricardo has led startups in Europe and the Americas and helped design and deliver corporate innovation programs and bootcamps in multiple ecosystems.
Currently he is innovating in the space of Executive Education & Business Transformation and helping to build the Innovation Ecosystem at NOVA SBE, one of the leading Business Schools in Europe. NOVA SBE (School of Business and Economics) is located in Carcavelos, Portugal, set in a true backdrop of the future, a beautiful campus in front of the Atlantic Ocean and lead by a brilliant community, open to dialogue, opportunity and change. Nova’s work is fueled by a deep interest in education, new ways of learning, future of work, evolution of employment, skills acceleration, workplace automation, cross generation learning, inclusion & diversity, talent development and career crafting. Exploring how people learn, work, play, connect and find purpose in our ever evolving planet and AI driven post covid-19 world helps us to move forward.
Passionate about the intersection of education, technology and data, his daily learning happens by working with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams, engaged in doing a great job through the power of initiative and collaboration. He is a self-starter, entrepreneur and lifelong learner. He is active as a mentor, advisor and investor in early stage ventures.