Andre Saito is a senior consultant on innovation management and lecturer at Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil. He received his Ph.D. in knowledge science from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, M.Sc. in business administration from FGV-SP and B.Sc. in electrical engineering from UNICAMP. Saito also received training in technology entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of British Columbia. He is a specialist in innovation management, knowledge management and entrepreneurship, and an experienced manager, consultant and lecturer in those areas.