Leid Zejnilovic is an Assistant Professor at Nova SBE with a double Ph.D. in Technological Change and Entrepreneurship from Carnegie Mellon University and Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics. He is also an Engineer of Telecommunications with a Master's Degree in Information Technology and a Master's Degree in Engineering and Public Policy. He co-founded several high-tech firms and online platforms and has over 20 years of international consulting and technology management experience. As an academic entrepreneur, he co-founded two knowledge centers at Nova SBE, the Data Science Knowledge Center and the Open and User Innovation Knowledge Center, where he serves as the Academic Director and Scientific Deputy Director, respectively. He also helped launch Patient Innovation, the platform for patients and caregivers to share self-made innovative solutions to cope with their health disorders. Leid is a co-founding Chairman of Data Science for Social Good Foundation and an associate editor for Data & Policy Journal. In the past years, Leid taught or led academic programs at NovaSBE, Imperial College Business School, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, among other places. He has given over 100 talks in industry and academia.