Omar Torres

Biography

  • 1975 Born in Bogota, Colombia
  • 1993-1998 Business Administration at the Universidad Externado de Colombia
  • 2007-2009 MBA in Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development at the University of Leipzig (Germany)
  • 2014-to Date PhD Candidate, International Small Enterprise Promotion and Training (SEPT) Program, University of Leipzig

 

Professional Experience

  • Since 2013 Research Associate, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Since 2012 Business Consultant, Conoscope GmbH, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2011-2012 Scientific Assistant, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2010-2011 Scientific Assistant, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
  • 2008-2010 Scientific Assistant, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2005-2007 Export Manager, World Trading Colombia, Bogotá D.C.
  • 1999-2005 Business Consultant, Chamber of Commerce of Bogota D.C.

 

Key Qualifications

  • Innovation Management
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Eco-technologies
  • Internationalization

 

Publications

  • 2012 - Innovation Culture. Suvelza, A. & Torres, O., In: Managing the Fuzzy Front-End of Innovation. Dornberger, U., Suvelza G., J. (eds.), 2012. intelligence 4 innovation/ International SEPT Program/ the Leipzig University, Leipzig.
  • 2012 - Target Costing for Services. Bernal, L., Dornberger, U. & Torres, O., In: Managing the Fuzzy Front-End of Innovation. Dornberger, U., Suvelza G., J. (eds.), 2012. intelligence 4 innovation/ International SEPT Program/ the Leipzig University, Leipzig.
  • 2011 - Evaluación en la implementación de innovaciones. Torres, O., In: Gestión de la Fase Temprana de la Innovación. Dornberger, U., Suvelza G., J. & Bernal, L. (eds.), 2011. DESCA/GIZ, El Salvador.
  • 2009 - Handbook Target Costing for Services (English and Spanish), L. Bernal, U. Dornberger, A. Suvelza, O. Torres & T. Byrnes, University of Leipzig.

Contact

Omar Torres Zarate

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig
Germany

Tel:   +49-(0)341-9739765
Fax:  +49-(0)341-9739279
o.torres(at)uni-leipzig.de