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Carlos A. Alvarenga

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Carlos Alvarenga is the Chief Research Officer at the Digital Enterprise Institute and he Managing Editor of the research journal, DEI Monthly. He is a world-class researcher, author, professor, consultant, and coach.


He is also the author of The Angel of Numbers, a novel about organized crime in 1980s Italy.

His previous experience includes serving as the Executive Director of World 50 Labs, the member-innovation team at World 50, Inc. Before World 50, he was a Principal in EY’s Consulting Practice as well as a Managing Director at Accenture.

A father of two teenage boys, he lives in Bethesda, MD. with his wife, a neuroimaging physician/researcher.

Academic History


Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland


McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University


U Penn/Cornell University


Hampden-Syndey College

Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor, Department of Business and Public Policy

Member of the Advisory Board and Lecturer, Georgetown SCS Masters Degree Program in Supply Chain Management

Graduate studies in Classics

BA, Humanities and Ancient Greek, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

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