Mr. Rafael Funes
Position: Creator of LOVIS EOS
Mr. Rafael Funes Creator of LOVIS EOS, the first Enterprise Operating System, which has been established by global renowned researchers as the replacement of ERP and precondition for Enterprise 4.0. Awarded with The Creators National Great Order of Honour by President Vicente Fox and the Science and Technology Prize by the then Governor of the State of Mexico, and current President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto. Under his leadership DynaWare occupied the second position in Mexico and seventeenth in Latin America in the Great Place to Work Institute rankings. He is the first Member of the “Muro al Mérito EXATEC” of the “Tecnológico de Monterrey”, where he graduated as an Industrial and Systems Engineer. Rafael has been Member, Vice President and President of the Board of the Mexican IT Industry Association (AMITI). He was a Member of the Steering Committee of “México Visión 2020: por el México que todos queremos”, developed by AMITI and CANIETI, and participated in the Science & Technology and Interior Governance committees for the “Plan Visión México 2030” convened by President Felipe Calderon. He is Member of the Board of AMITI, Member of the Executive Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (BritChaM), Member of the Board of the Australia New Zealand Mexico Business Council (ANZMEX), Patron of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom (MEXCCUK), Member of the Board of the Tecnológico de Monterrey Information Technology Industry Development Centre for Mexico (CeDITIM) and Member of the Mexican Foreign Affairs Council (COMEXI). Rafael was speaker at the 2017 edition of the World Strategic Forum, 2016 OECD Ministerial Summit on Digital Economy and at the 2015 and 2016 editions of Mexico Business Summit. He is Lecturer at The Social Union of Mexican Businessmen (USEM) and Leadership Professor for the “Tecnológico de Monterrey”. Currently Rafael is Executive Chairman at LOVIS, Global Business Technology firm based in the United Kingdom.