Jaime Reyes

Jalisco, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology

Jaime Reyes

Jalisco, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology

Biography

Jaime Reyes is the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology for the state of Jalisco, Mexico.

Jaime Reyes obtained a BS in Chemical Engineering in 1968. He was awarded a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering by the University of Minnesota in 1970. In 1999 he attended the program of Advanced Management at Wharton in Pennsylvania. After earning his Masters degree, Jaime worked at Kodak, from 1970 to 1985. In 1985 he joined Hewlett Packard as Manufacturing Manager in Network Printer Operations, and as global Vice President of Business Unit for Imaging and Printing. He retired in 2004 after 20 years in HP. He was president of the CANIETI western region from 2000 to 2002. From 2002 to 2006 he was Vice Coordinator for the Council of Industrial Chamber. Jamie is a husband and proud father of 4.

The Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Technology is a government agency of the State of Jalisco. It is a component of the Executive Power, created in March 2013, conceived with the goal of promoting the growth and adoption of an innovation culture. Its vision is to establish Jalisco as the most innovative state in Mexico, and achieve the highest rate of technological development in the country. Its core involvements are with: higher education, business and social innovation, and science and technology development.