Israel Ruiz. Inaugural lecture 2016-2017
Israel Ruiz has been Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 2007. He is also on the board of directors for Aura Biosciences, a biotech start-up, for MIT Press, for the Harvard/MIT Cooperative Society ("The Coop"), for MIT Endicott House, and is involved with the Princess of Girona Foundation (FPdGI).
He holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (ETSEIB) and master’s degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Before joining MIT he worked as an engineer at Hewlett-Packard and at Nissan.