Oscar is an innovation and change management professional with multi- industry experience in innovation management, technology research and digital storytelling. He is the founder and CEO of one of the first innovation consulting firms in Vancouver, Envisioning Labs and currently leads a 1300+ member innovation community in collaboration with Microsoft, the Vancouver Innovation Labs.
He works with corporate clients, community innovators, researchers and educators to foster innovation as a practice that can and should be embraced by corporate Canada.
Previous posts in his career include leading corporate innovation teams in Microsoft in Asia and North America, establishing commercial links between China and Canada during his tenure at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, leading marketing initiatives for the Norwegian multinational Norske Skog and overseeing multimedia projects in West Africa for the United Nation Volunteers.
He is currently the vice President of Innovation and Technology for the Global MX, British Columbia chapter, a network of global Mexican talent. Oscar holds a Master’s degree of Applied Science from the University of Toronto and a diploma on Technology Growth Strategies from BCIT.