Professor of information technology in enterprise
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Edmundo Tovar received the computer engineering degree and Ph.D. degree in Informatics from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He is currently with the UPM as a Professor of information technology in enterprise. He has served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Open Education Consortium (2009–2013), and Executive Director of the Open Education Office at UPM (2013-2016).
Member of the IEEE Education Society Board of Governors (2005–2012) he is currently President elect (2019–2020) and President (2021-2022). He leads an Innovation Group in technologies applied to Open Education and Editor in chief of the Information Systems Editorial Board of MERLOT. He has participated in several European projects in entrepreneurship, and he is coordinating currently the Consortium EntreCom4ALL.