Dean of the School of Engineering, Technology & Design, Miami Dade College
Antonio Delgado Fornaguerais committed to the growth of South Florida ́s technology ecosystem, and passionate about youth empowerment and local talent creation.AsDean of the School of Engineering, Technology and Design at Miami Dade College (MDC), the largest undergraduate institution in the United States, he serves as the key liaison and College spokesperson for the School and provides leadership forEmerging Technologies, Computer Sciences,Engineering,Design and Architecture through strategic planning, program development, advancement, innovation, faculty development and cross-disciplinary collaboration. In this role he has established successful academic partnerships with key industry leaders such as Amazon, Tesla, Facebook, Oracle,NextEra Energy, and Cyberbit, and launched the Cybersecurity Center of the Americas.
Dean Delgado began his tenure at MDC as Technology Programs Manager and Generation IT Program Manager for The Idea Center. Since the onset of his professional career as a researcher in electronic engineering, he has accumulated over ten years of experience in technology program management and consulting across the United Kingdom, Central America and the Caribbean, and the United States, including the role of country manager at one of Latin America ́s leading technology companies.He obtained a Bachelor Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute in Havana, Cuba, and a Master of Science in Computer Networks with highest honors from the University of Westminster in London, UK.