Enrique Tamés

Philosopher. Master’s degree in education and a PhD in innovation

From 2005 to 2013 he was the Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tec de Monterrey, and from 2013 to 2015 was Vice Rector for the central and southern zone at University Tecmilenio. Today he is the director of the Institute of Happiness and Wellbeing at Tecmilenio. During his career he has researched and published widely in a variety of areas. In addition to researching Latin American values, he has spent a great deal of his career developing our understanding of the impact of aesthetics, contemporary art, technology, and education on society. His most recent topic of interest is understanding wellbeing and happiness, from a philosophical approach, in todays world.

He has been a visiting researcher at the Getty Institute (2001 and 2002) , the University of Loyola in Chicago (2009), as well as a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2010), and at Yale (2013). In 2013 he developed and taught a MOOC course for Coursera in Latin American Cultural Values to more than 40,000 students world wide. Enrique is a certified Coach (Newfield Consulting), and an alumni at Singularity University.