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Carlos Martin-Rios

Associate Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Carlos Martin-Rios

With 20 years of research experience in innovation management, sustainability and organization theory, Dr. Carlos Martin-Rios (PhD Rutgers University) is Associate Professor of Management at the École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland. Dr. Martin-Rios holds Master’s degrees in Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Statistics and a Ph.D. in Management and Labor Relations from the Rutgers University (USA). Before coming to EHL, he held appointments at Rutgers University, University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain), University of Maine (USA), and academic visiting position at the Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia). Pr. Martin-Rios’ research aims to understand and predict the factors that determine innovation in services (including innovation strategy and innovation systems), as well as sustainable innovation (sustainable strategies, business models and practices, including applications like sustainable food waste management). He has authored over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 25 articles in professional journals, 60 conference proceedings, 3 book chapter publications, and over 20 invited talks, lectures and conference chairs. He has worked and lived in the United States, Latin America, and Europe and has been active in both institutional and private entrepreneurial activities, and has acted as advisor to various companies and research centers on sustainable innovation management programs.

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Why The Tourism Industry Needs Sustainability Champions

In the absence of leading role players in sustainability, the tourism landscape currently benefits from an eco-system of academics, startups, entrepreneurial businesses, NGOs and the public sector

The Future Of Innovation In Hospitality: Current Best Practices, Key Success Factors And Main Challenges

Just before the majority of countries around the world went into lockdown, we (Pr. Martin-Rios from EHL and Pr. Chan from NY Institute of Technology) completed a report on the future of innovation for hospitality.

FHA-HoReCa At ConnecTechAsia - Technological innovation for Hospitality Sustainability Challenges

FHA-HoReCa At ConnecTechAsia Session 3: Technological innovation for Hospitality Sustainability Challenges The current pandemic has proved its catastrophic consequences on the entire service industry, particularly amongst tourism, hospitality and foodservice.

Food Waste Management Innovations In The Foodservice Industry

An insight into what food waste really means and the processes that create it. Reducing food loss is a global, multidimensional challenge, so what can the foodservice industry specifically do to be m.

The (Green) Recovery Imperative: Hospitality Re-Set Or Bouncing Forward?

Whether hoteliers will do what they can to use the current crisis as an opportunity to be (better) prepared and (more) resilient when the next crisis hits - and the climate emergency for many destinations will be a question of survival - probably depends on their own values and purpose of doing business.
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