About Us

About Koncept

This company was founded in 1999 by its main partner, M. Antonio Manterola B., after 25 years of experience as a civil electrical engineer involved in design and development projects in the areas of scientific, military and industrial electronic equipment and systems.

Senior Partner
Since 1999

M. Antonio Manterola B.Ingeniero civil Electricista UCh.
Post título en Admin Empresas PUC.
Diploma en Gobierno Corporativo PUC.

Academic Activities
Teacher and tutor in several programs.
Management of Innovation and Tecnology.

Formal Education
• Civil Electrical Engineer, Universidad de Chile.
• Post graduate studies in Business Administration (ESAE Program, Pontificia Universidad
Católica de Chile).
• Programs in SME consulting methodology, Universidad Diego Portales, INN.
• PIAD International Program for Top Level Management U. Adolfo Ibañez.
• Diploma in corporate governance, Pontificia Universidad Católica.
• Various courses in technology development, systems engineering, quality assurance,

Work Experience
• Full time research and teaching at Universidad de Chile (1975 – 1978).
• 20+ years of experience as Design Engineer, project engineer, project manager, program
manager, engineering manager and CEO of technology intensive companies located in
Chile, doing business with Latin America, Canada, the US and occasionally in Europe
(1978 – 1998).
• 15+ years of consulting experience for small and medium sized technology based firms in
the areas of business management, technology development, innovation and change
management, product design and development, strategy and planning, motivation and
leadership. Conduction of conferences, seminars and workshops in the above areas.
Business advising to private companies mainly in Chile and occasionally in the
Netherlands and Russia.
• Conformation, conduction and leadership of groups of professionals and of companies in
the areas of technology and consulting. Negotiation of institutional agreements of
 cooperation and understanding with private entities in Chile, Spain, the Netherlands and

Academic Activities
• Tutor and member of the evaluation board of final thesis in New Business Development, Executive MBA Program, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (2004 – 2012).
• Lecturer of main courses of MBA and Diploma Certificate Programs in Management of Innovation and Tecnology. Universidad Alberto Hurtado/Notre Dame University dual degress (2006 – 2013).
• Lecturer of several programs on innovation and entrepreneurship (Universidad Católica del Norte, Universidad de Atacama, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso).

Consultor afiliado
Rodolfo Friz E.Ingeniero Comercial U. Chile
Magíster en Finanzas U. de Chile
MBA Pontificia U. Católica de Chile
Diploma Finanzas Sustentables U. Finis Terrae

Koncept Ltda. is part of several networks with other multidisciplinary consultants, which allows us the flexibility of tailoring the work team to your needs.