Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Speaker Chapter 1
3-4 June 2021, Granada, Spain

Andrea MillsChief Advisor, External R&D and Emerging Technologies for PMI Science and Innovation Ecosystems, Philip Morris International

Andrea Mills is a serial innovator, intrapreneur, technology senior advisor to C-Suite executives, and an experienced corporate venture capitalist. He is currently the Chief Advisor for External R&D and Emerging Technologies for Science and Innovation at Philip Morris International, and the Chief Ecosystems Orchestrator of BlueX, a global open innovation ecosystem for accelerated technology scouting, and for forging industry-research collaborations with top universities and applied-research labs around the world.

He is an internationally-recognized thought leader and trusted knowledge source for senior executives across multiple industries on many key aspects of open innovation, technology scouting and acquisitions, IP licensing deals, orchestrating of external R&D ecosystems, and building multi-disciplinary product innovation capabilities in deep-tech knowledge domains.

Andrea Mills 25+ C-Suite advisory track record and experience with top multinational clients span across multiple industries including pharma, biotech, aerospace, telecom, oil & gas, FMCG, and fintech.