Francisco Carrillo, Researcher at Orkestra, holds a Ph.D in 'Business and Territorial Competitiveness, Innovation, and Sustainability' at Deusto Business School (DBS), University of Deusto. During his predoctoral period, he was invited to stay at Bournemouth University (Faculty of Management) in a research visit.

His dissertation is about business innovation strategies in emerging economies. Some of his research is published in the journal Innovation: Organization & Management. He obtained his Master’s degree in 'Competitiveness and Innovation' from Deusto Business School. He holds a bachelor in industrial engineering from the Autonomous University of Yucatan (México) and worked as a consultant in supply chain management.