Jorge Aguado is an Industrial Engineer from the Technology Institute of Buenos Aires (ITBA). While he was working in the private sphere, he was Marketing Manager for South America at IBM and Marketing Manager at Dell. He began his career in the public sphere in 2011 as Head of the Special Projects Unit “Comprehensive Digital Education Plan”, were he was in charge of S@rmiento BA Plan, the One-to-One Model in Buenos Aires. From 2012 to 2015 Jorge leads the General Direction of Educational Technology. Among its functions, it has to incorporate technology into different segments of Education in Buenos Aires. Thus, it seeks to bring teaching and learning processes of educational institutions into the digital culture.
In 2015 he took over as Undersecretary of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina, where he is responsible for raising plans and programs.
Furthermore, he develops strategies to increase the technological and competitive capacity of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation and studies devices for the creation and promotion of technology-based companies.