Edgar received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Family Business at the University of Nebrija, Spain with an evaluation of “Cum Laude”. He also has a Masters in Business Administration (where he was selected to participate in the American Academy of Achievement 2005 by “Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation”) and Bachelor of Marketing at the Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Querétaro. His research interests are social entrepreneurship, creation, and development of enterprises, and family businesses. Today was recognized by CONACYT from January 2014 Candidate SNI (National Research System).
Edgar holds an international certifications consultant by the Business Family Foundation, National Business Incubator Association, Growth Wheel and Lean Startup LaucnPad. Currently, he participates as a professor at the Graduate School of Business (EGADE) at Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Guadalajara, also he is a professor at Graduate Program in Management (PGA) of the Virtual University.
He has served as Director of Academic Degree Programs in Business Creation and Development and the MBA with focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship Department in Campus Queretaro.
During 9 years he directed the efforts of the Business Incubator in programs of Social Incubator, Intermediate Technology and High-Tech for more than 500 companies with a survival rate of 65 percent and countless success stories nationwide. Likewise, he developed the Enterprise Acceleration program for 22 companies with an average sales increase of 32 percent and preservation of 800 jobs and generating 220 new jobs. In 2003 he started his first company and in 2012 the second focuses on developing educational software.
He is currently the Director of the Division of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Guadalajara.
He is the co-author of the book entitled “We have no other” 10 reasons to undertake, as part of the Research Chair of Entrepreneurship Campus Querétaro and have published several research articles (JCR) and disclosure. In recent years he has participated as a speaker at national and international forums between these highlights “Eco-entrepreneur” of the Young Americas Business Trust “by the Organization of American States (OAS).