“Anything can be connected.” Cris Perán

Cristóbal Perán is Director of WCC ID Spain

Cristóbal has lead innovation and R&D teams and projects for over 17 years now, specializing on innovative problem solving, and developing and launching new products and services.

He has been part of several innovation organizations dedicated to innovation at the Altran Group in both Belgium and Spain, where he has had several roles and positions. He personally started the Systematic innovation services in Spain and he has been part of hundreds of innovation projects, setting up innovation models for organizations and fostering an innovation culture for them, leading Insight-led innovations for services and products, and running inventive problem solving projects during the past 10 years.

Innovation has been the main driver of Cris career. Engineer by training, he started making Innovation, developing new products in companies like Philips, or space systems for the ISS. Later he started consulting as creative and problem solver, using TRIZ and other advanced problem solving methodologies for companies like Bosch, Telefonica or Repsol. He then embraced Synectics and he and his team have helped many more like Airbus, BBVA, NATS, Ericsson or the Ministry of Economy among many others.

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What song motivates you in a working day? White Sky – Vampire Weekend

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Is there any object that gives you luck in an important meeting? I sometimes have a lucky shirt.

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What would you have liked to dedicate yourself to? A mad scientist!