Oto Hudec has a background in statistical and evaluation methods and has almost 20 years of experience in the management of education and development at the Faculty of Economics. At the same time, he also works as a head of the Institute of Regional and Community Development since 2002. At present, he is a full professor in the field of public administration and regional development.
HEInnovate is a tool that has the potential to trigger changes in the transformation of the HEIs and in boosting their role in regional innovation systems and local entrepreneurial ecosystems. Oto has long-term experience in strategic planning and implementation of innovation in universities and bridging them with entrepreneurial entities and public administration. He is devoted to using the HEInnovate guiding framework in favor of formulating and implementing an entrepreneurial strategic university vision.