Ignasi Capdevila is a PhD Candidate at HEC Montréal, where he is a current member of MosaiC, the Creativity & Innovation Hub. He has worked for more than twelve years in the automotive industry in Spain, France, Germany and Sweden as responsible for the development of new products and as head of the department of new projects. Ignasi holds two engineer diplomas, from UPC (Spain) and INPL (France), and a MBA from ESADE Business School. His research interests include localized knowledge creation and transfer, knowledge communities, creativity and innovation management in organizations and cities.