Hector Escamilla

Héctor Escamilla is President Tecmilenio University (founded in 2002, serving 58,200 students in 29 campus) focused on providing the highest return on education in education that translates into: High Employment rates and their Wellbeing & Happiness of graduates. He led a team that initiated a disruptive innovation process developing a vision that embraces wellbeing for students, faculty and administrators based on the science of positive psychology “To prepare people with a purpose in life and competencies to achieve it”. Martin Seligman creator of the Sicence of positive psychology recognized Tecmilenio University as the First Positive University in the world. He has a BS in Plant Science (1980) from Tecnologico de Monterrey, a M.Sc. in Horticulture from Michigan State University and a PhD from Texas A&M University. He is founding member the International Positive Education Network (IPEN).


01.30 - 02.30
AD Fund Hall
The speaker will shed light on the importance of small data, where an increased focus on big data has diminished the importance of individualization in education systems & labor markets globally. This talk from the Director of Harvard’s Lab for the Science of Individuality will address the importance of recognizing individual skills to unleash full human potential – moving away from what can be averaged.