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Miguel Encarnacao

Former Chief Innovation Officer
Strategy Panelists

A cross-industry innovation leader for nearly two decades, serial entrepreneur and recognized research scientist in emerging technologies, Dr. L. Miguel Encarnação is leading ACT’s transformation into becoming an innovation force in the K-through-career assessment and EdTech industries. Prior to joining ACT in 2011, Miguel led emerging technology innovation in healthcare at Fortune 100 Humana Inc., founded and directed a non-profit vocational school of higher education, and led advanced applied technology R&D and international for-profit spin-off activities at the Fraunhofer Society. He is an adjunct professor of computer science, the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications magazine, and the author of numerous contributions to peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Miguel has BS and MS in Computer Science and Business Economics as well as a PhD in Computer Science with an emphasis on Human-Computer Interaction and Data Visualization.

Miguel Encarnacao