Rolan Marco Garcia
CEO, Managing Partner & Founding Board Member, Head of Corporate Innovation & Growth
Rolan Garcia is the CEO & Managing Partner and heads the Corporate Innovation & Growth practice of Embiggen Consulting - an International Corporate Innovation & Corporate Foresight Consulting firm committed to building meaningful growth for progressive organizations in Emerging Markets. He’s a recognized Innovation Consultant by the Global Innovation Management Institute (GIMI) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a member of their Think Tank. Furthermore, Embiggen Consulting is the Certified Training Partner of GIMI in the Philippines. He recently won the world championship in the 2021 Winter IXL Innovation Olympics - the largest and most prestigious innovation consulting competition in the world along with top business schools in the world like MIT and Yale.
As an enterprise innovation leader, Rolan is an Adjunct Lecturer and Program Director of the Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Innovation & Digital Leadership at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He is also the Head of Innovation for one of the biggest and oldest private university groups in the country and also the Director of the FEU Tech Innovation Center (FTIC) - the first academe-based venture builder in the Philippines.
Rolan is a technology entrepreneur serving as a co-founder, board member, and mentor for several early stage technology startups and is a Professional Fellow at the U.S. Department of State’s Southeast Asian Leaders Program for Economic Empowerment – a highly selective program established by former U.S. President Barack Obama.
He serves as an adviser and consultant for organizations where he helps their leaders create and implement innovation and business strategies. He holds undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Biological Engineering and is a member of the Class of 2021 for the Innovation and Business graduate degree program at AIM as an AIM-ASITE Scholar.