Public Innovators Network gathering in La Moneda, Presidential Palace, Santiago, Chile, 2018.
Roman Yosif Capdeville

Roman Yosif Capdeville has a degree in commercial engineering from Universidad de Chile and also a certificate on data analytics from MIT. He has worked in various industries, both, within the private and public sector, dealing with innovation challenges and collaborating with several stakeholders. He has led digital startups as well as cultural projects. Since 2014, he has focused his work experience on public sector innovation; as a co-founder and first Deputy Head of the Government of Chile’s “Laboratorio de Gobierno” (LabGob), the first national innovation laboratory for the public sector in Latin America. Capdeville is also an active member of the Innovation Circle Board of ICARE (the Chilean Institute of Company Administration), an expert member of the Chilean National Contest of Innovation AVONNI, fellow member of the Public Sector Strategy Network of Salzburg Global Seminar, and board member of the Executive Committee for the State Modernization in Chile.