Antonio Rocha Jr.

Coordinator of Structural Projects / Systems Management, Foundation for Research Support of the State of Bahia - FAPESB


Latin America




He holds a bachelor’s degree in General Administration from the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Technologies, postgraduate in MKT and Business Management from Faculdade Einstein – FACEI and is master’s degree in Innovation Management from SENAI. He recently retired from the Executive coordination of the Bahia Technological Park, which is managed by the Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation of Bahia – SECTI. After serving on the CCE’s Business Competitiveness Coordination team at the State of Bahia Research Foundation (FAPESB) and as a consultant for the areas of policy development and innovation in the state of Bahia in the last 15 years, he was Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation of the State of Bahia (SECTI), exercising the direct role of management in the management of the incubator Áity de empresas and integrating the team of the Executive Coordination of the Technological Park of Bahia. He has experience in the area of ​​Administration, working: Economic and financial feasibility projects for feasibility projects for raising funds from public and private banks, games, market, innovation, public policy, incubator management, Startup and cluster.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote Because I believe that the economic and social development of a country always permeates the innovation and the entrepreneurial power of a nation.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020