Luís Viegas Cardoso

Senior Expert on digital, technology and innovation

Luís Viegas Cardoso is a Senior Expert on digital, technology and innovation at the Advisory Service of the President of the European Commission (IDEA), contributing with strategic thinking, trends analysis and forward-looking policy advice. Previously, he served as a digital specialist at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the European Commission’s in-house think tank reporting directly to former President Jean-Claude Juncker. He has also been a senior adviser at the European Parliament, focusing on digital and innovation policies. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant in a strategy and innovation firm operating internationally, and served on the management board and senate of the University of Coimbra. Luís holds an International Master of Science in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership from ESCP Business School. Luís is a visiting fellow at ESCP Business School and the University College of Europe, a member of the Strategic Council for the Digital Economy of the Portuguese Business Association, and a contributor to the OECD’s work on entrepreneurship and digital issues.