Program 2012

Rodrigo Jordan

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A civil and industrial engineer, Jordn earned a Ph.D in innovation and poverty from Oxford University and is the founder Vertical S.A., an organization that, along with the charitable foundation, Fundacin Vertical, delivers outdoor education and training services to corporations and individuals, particularly children from inner-city areas.
In 2004, he was awarded Chiles Order of Gabriela Mistral for his contribution to Chilean education. He is currently chairman of the Chilean National Foundation for the Overcoming of Poverty. In 2010 Jordan unveiled his latest entrepreneurial launch: Instituto Vertical, Verticals academic arm for higher education and research.