— About Us

Who we are

The World Capital Institute (WCI) is an independent international Think Tank whose purpose is to further the understanding and application of knowledge as the most powerful leverage of development.
The WCI operates as a program-based network focused on R&D, publications, events, awards, professional community building and diffusion activities on or clearly related to Knowledge Based Development and Knowledge Cities.

The WCI is a registered non-profit Professional Association with a headquarters in Querétaro, Mexico and a number of corresponding offices across the World.
 
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International Advisory Board

Under reconfiguration
 
 

Steering Committee

ANA CRISTINA FACHINELLI

STEERING COMITTEE


Ana is an expert in territorial strategic intelligence, knowledge management and application of the capital system for knowledge-based development for cities and communities. Read more

BLANCA C. GARCÍA

STEERING COMITTEE


Blanca is an Human Resources Developer and Development Policy Administration and Management specialist dedicated to the facilitation, creation and research of knowledge-generative networks that engage people at the city-region level. Read more

CATHY GARNER

STEERING COMITTEE


Cathy is an expert in innovation with a strong analytical background in social research. She has led innovative partnerships in housing, health and wellbeing, and business engagement with universities. Read more

FRANCISCO JAVIER CARRILLO

WCI PRESIDENT


Javier is passionate about knowledge as a leverage to the human condition. He is Professor of Knowledge Management and Knowledge-Based Development (KBD) at Tecnológico de Monterrey. Read more

GUENTER KOCH

STEERING COMITTEE


Günter is a German computer scientist, management consultant and project developer. He founded several software companies and composed appriximately 100 publications. Read more
 
 

WCI Fellows

ABEL SÁNCHEZ

WCI FELLOW


CARLOS GARCÍA

WCI FELLOW


DAVID SOASTI

WCI FELLOW


David is a Ph.D student in Science and Technology Studies at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, at Monterrey, Mexico. Read more

ELIUT FLORES

WCI FELLOW


Eliut embodies a rare combination of entrepreneur and scholar, gifted public speaker and business consultant specialized in digital transformation, knowledge management, content management, eLearning, and online collaboration. Read more

JAMILE SABATINI

WCI FELLOW


JOSÉ I. ICAZA

WCI FELLOW


JOSÉ CARLOS RAMOS

WCI FELLOW


OMAR ZERMEÑO

ASSOCIATE MEMBER



PATRICIA INMAN

WCI FELLOW


PRISCILA NESELLO

WCI FELLOW


RAFAEL PERINI

WCI FELLOW


SUELEN BEBBER

WCI FELLOW


Suelen is a PhD student in Business Management, Master in Business Management and Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism. Member of the CityLivingLab. Read more

TAN YIGITCANLAR

WCI FELLOW


Tan is an eminent Australian scholar. He has been responsible for research, teaching, training, and capacity building programs on the fields of urban planning and development in esteemed Australian, Brazilian, Korean, Finnish, Japanese, and Turkish universities. Read more

TATIANA SCHREINER

WCI FELLOW


Tatiana is a PhD student in Engineering Knowledge Management at the Santa Catarina Federa University (UFSC), in Florianópolis, Brazil. Read more