carla bonina

Assistant Professor, Surrey Business School


Latin America




Carla Bonina is Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Surrey Business School. Her research interests lie in the intersection of technology innovation, entrepreneurship and policy. Her current projects revolve around open data and innovation, the developmental value of digital platforms and sustainable business models in the digital economy. Over the last ten years, she has been conducting research on digital government, technology innovation, innovation policy and international development. She provides strategic advice on digital transformation, open data and sustainability of the digital economy to governments, international organisations and donors, such as Avinas Americas, the OECD, the IDRC and the World Bank among others. She is considered a Latin American expert.
Carla holds a PhD in Management from the LSE, an MSc in Public Administration and Public Policy from CIDE in Mexico City, and a BA in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires. She is a member of Sandbox, a global network of young entrepreneurs, and shares a passion for social entrepreneurship.

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