Open Innovation From A Practitioner's Perspective


About Me


My name is Cesar Castro and I’ve been following innovation for many years, starting with my college years through my first job at Shell Chemical. Seven years ago I joined the management team of  InnoCentive, back when Open Innovation was just starting. While at the Institute For The Future I worked on the Open Heath Map and Toolkit (a major research program back in 2007), and more recently I was Project Director for a project on forecasting future disruptions in science and technology ( Currently I am the CEO and founder of DiscoveryCast (, a startup that has developed an advanced collaborative brainstorming platform.

I am on the advisory board of CareFlash ( and a board member of The Diabetes Hands Foundation (

You can also visit my LinkedIn Profile or email me at co.castro<at>


One Response

  1. Hola Cesar! Que placer cruzarme con tu blog! Soy Uruguaya, Ingeniera Quimica, con un MBA/MSF de Boston College, MA, de vuelta en Uruguay después de 11 años en USA y tratando de implantar un sistema de Open Innovation en el país. De más está decir que seré lectora asidua de tus artículos, gracias por poner esta información a disposición de todos. Te buscaré en LinkedIn 🙂

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