Eckert, Daniela


Daniela Eckert is Head of Tecnopuc Startups, a team that runs activities and acceleration programs for over 125 startups connected to Tecnopuc in Brazil.

Daniela has actively worked with the innovation ecosystem in Rio Grande do Sul for over 10 years. During this period, she has worked at other large technology parks in Brazil such as Tecnosinos and Feevale Techpark. In the private sector, she has worked for global companies such as Disney Cruise Line and John Deere. She has also experience in the regional government, having worked as director of trade and investment at the Agency for Development and Investment Promotion (AGDI). Passionate about innovation networks, Daniela is currently president of the Regional Association of Areas of Innovation (Reginp) that has over 55 associates among tech parks, incubators and accelerators.

She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Poitiers, France, postgraduate in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and a degree in management of innovation ecosystems from the Innopolis Foundation, in South Korea.

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