Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño
Rector of IE University

Rector of IE University and Dean of IE Business School, Prof Iñiguez is also Chairman of the Equal (European Quality Link) and serves on the Boards of EFMD (European Foundation for Management Education) and AMBA (Association of MBAs, UK) being portrayed by the Financial Times as "Ambassador of Europe's business schools". He has also been instrumental in setting up the Sumaq Alliance, a network of eight leading business schools from the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world.

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While Prof Iñiguez has been co-author of several books on moral and political philosophy as well as articles and case studies on business management, his priority for now is to build IE into an influential and highly-respected international centre for management education. He intends to propel the institution into the list of the top 10 business schools worldwide.

Academic Background: PhD in Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain; MBA, IE; Recognized Student, University of Oxford, UK, (Fleming Scholar); Degree in Law with Honors, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain;

Academic Experience: Rector, IE University, 2008; Dean of IE Business School, 2004 to present; Professor of Strategic Management, IE, 1994 to present; Director of External Relations, IE, 1996 to 2004; Chairman of EQUAL (European Quality Link), 1998 to present; Member of the International Advisory Board of the Association of MBAs, UK, 1999 to present; Associate Consultant, Instituto de Estudios Europeos, Spain, 1992 to 1994; Associate Director, MBA Programme, IE, 1990 to 1992; Associate Professor of Jurisprudence, Universidad Complutense, Spain, 1987 to 1990;

Corporate Experience: Management consultant for various companies

Tomás Garicano
Finance Professor at IE and Director of the Corporate Governance Center at IE

With a law degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and an MBA from IESE, Tomás Garicano began his career as member of the treasury management group of Imperial Chemical Industries. It was the first step in a long and successful career, that led him to hold diverse management positions in companies like NH Hotels or Cortefiel. In 1985 he started to give classes at IE Business School and, two years later he became dean.

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As a professor, he specializes in finance and advanced finance, and shares his expertise in classes on the MBA and Master in Corporate Law programs. He has authored numerous teaching notes and regularly contributes to mainstream media agencies. Professor Garicano also has a profound interest in the field of corporate governance, as evidenced by his study on Information of Boards of Directors in Spanish Companies, in collaboration with DMR Consulting (now Everis).

Academic Background: Law degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; MBA, IESE, Universidad de Navarra.

Professional Experience: Partner-director of consulting firm Abacus (2002-present date); Partner, CRM Concord (1998-2002); Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance, IE Business School (1997-2002); Director of the Finance Department, IE Business School (1994-1997); Dean, IE Business School (1987-1994); Associate Director of Finance, Cortefiel (1985-1987); Director in Madrid of NH Hoteles (1984-1985); General Director and Finance Director, Confisa (1978-1981); Assistant to senior management, treasury management group of Imperial Chemical Industries (1977-1978)

Teaching and Research: Professor of Finance IE (1987-present date); Author of numerous teaching notes and articles and contributions to mainstream media; Author and co-author of several studies, including Information of Boards of Directors in Spanish Companies.

Gonzalo Garland
Vice-President of Development and Professor of Economy at IE

As well as teaching the core course on Economic Environment, an elective course on Business in Developing Countries and several short courses and conferences in the executive education division, Gonzalo Garland also finds time to carry out the administrative responsibilities required of him in his role as director of external relations at IE.

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But teaching - which he says he first experienced at the age of 17 - is in his blood and he remains passionate about it. "Teaching is crucial," he says. "I like transmitting knowledge and being able to explain things that at first might seem difficult for people. But when they suddenly understand what you’re talking about and see the relevance, it’s very gratifying."

In the field of macroeconomics, Prof Garland has conducted research into the economic effects of demographic changes and he is also an expert on financial crises. And with his specialist knowledge of the economics of developing countries such as China, India, Brazil and Mexico, Prof Garland expertise is much in demand, as MBA students look for business education programs that have an increasingly international flavor.

"Everyone wants a more global vision," he says. "And the fact that 85 per cent of students in the international MBA at IEare from outside Spain makes the classes fascinating because often, what you’re talking about is something that people are relating to the situation in their own countries."

Academic Background: PhD Candidate in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, USA; MA in Economics, Stanford University, USA; Degree in Economics, Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru;

Academic Experience: Vice-President of Development, IE; Director of External Relations, IE, 2004 to 2009; Professor of Economic Environment, IE, 1994 to present; Professor of Business in Emerging Markets, IE, 1994 to present; Director of International Relations, IE, 2000 to 2004; Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, IE, 1996 to 2000; Research Assistant to Professors Albert Ando and Lawrence Klein, University de Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 1991 to 1994; Research Associate, former Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors, Development Analysis Group, Lima, Peru, 1984 to 1989; Professor of Economics, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru,1984 to 1989;

Corporate Experience: Consultant, Prepared forecasts on employment and industrial production growth, Macroconsult, Lima, Peru, 1989; Member of the Board of Directors, Banco Industrial, Lima, Peru, 1988; Consultant, UNESCO, Caracas, Venezuela, 1987 to 1989; Assistant Manager of Planning, Insurance and Control, Richard O. Custer, Lima, Peru, 1980 to 1982;

Juan Pablo Córdoba Garcés
President of Colombia´s Stock Exchange

Juan Pablo Córdoba Garcés has a Masters degree and a PhD in Economics from University of Pennsylvania. He has worked for the Interamerican Development Bank, the Finance Ministry in Colombia, the International Monetary Fund and the Financial Guarantee Fund in Colombia – FOGAFIN. Currently, he works as President of Colombia´s Stock Exchange.

Joaquín Garralda
Vice Dean of Academic Affairs at IE, Director of Executive MBA Programs, and Director of the PWC Center for Corporate Responsibility at IE

Specialized in strategy, Professor Joaquín Garralda has spent over two decades studying the internal culture of business organizations and strategic analysis. This background has led him in recent years to the area of corporate social responsibility. In his own words: “I study CSR from a strategic perspective. I analyze how to introduce it into business culture and how to evaluate its performance for investment decision purposes.”

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At present Professor Garralda is The Global Compact's Spanish Association Secretary, since 2000, he has been a member of the Ethics Committee of Morgan Stanley’s Ethics Fund, and he is involved in the development of manuals that permit the measurement and evaluation of CSR. His concern for business ethics goes back over ten years, when in 1992 he designed and implemented the first course of business ethics at IE. He is currently a patron of Fundación Lealtad, where he analyses criteria for transparency in the management of not-for-profit organizations.

Joaquín holds a degree in Economic Sciences from Universidad Complutense Madrid, an MBA from IE and the ITP form London Business School. He has combined his teaching career with intense professional activity as a consultant in the fields of organization and strategy in diverse companies, as a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and member of several managerial boards. “Now, I basically advise companies on issues of social responsibility”.

Joaquín Garralda contributes regularly to leading media agents in the field of economics in Spain and Latin America, and also speaks at major forums and conferences, like Expomanagement 2004.

Academic Background: PhD Candidate in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Master in Business Administration (MBA), IE, Madrid; Degree in Economic Sciences. Universidad Complutense de Madrid; ITP, London Business School;

Professional Background: Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, IE, (2003-present); Director of Executive MBA Programs, IE (1988-1994: 1998-2000 and 2001-present); Director, Global Human Resources, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Spain (2000-2001); Director of the MBA program, IE (1994-1995); Director of Strategic Management Area, IE (1990-1997).

Teaching and Research Experience: Professor of Strategic Management, IE; Member of the Ethics Committee of Morgan Stanley’s Ethics Fund. He developed manuals that permit the measurement and evaluation of CSR.

Author of various articles and teaching notes, like “Medios y Fines” (Ideas Empresariales, 2003) and “Cadena de Valor” (multimedia teaching note, IE, 2002)

Emilio Azcárraga
President of Grupo Televisa

Emilio Azcarraga Jean is the President of Grupo Televisa. Born in México in 1968, he has a degree in Industrial Relations from Universidad lberoamericana, México, and a degree in Marketing and Business Administration from IPADE, México. In 2006, Azcarraga Jean received an MBA Honoris Causa from lE.

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Azcárraga Jean entered Televisa in 1988 as Operations Director of one the regional TV channels and in 1990 was appointed as Corporate VP of Program Planning. In 1996, as COO, Mr. Azcarraga Jean was responsible for the whole operation of the company. In March, 1997, Azcárraga Jean became CEO of the company, and in april, President of the Administration Counsil.

Under Azcarraga Jean´s administration, Grupo Televisa has achieved and conserved its leadership in Mexico´s television business with 70% share of the market. The company produces 50,000 hours of contents every year that are exported to the rest of the world; the company has also doubled its operations margin and the number of television subscribers has grown by more than 500%. The company also provides 70% of the contents for the prime-time segment of Univision, the most important Spanish speaking television channel in the US.

Grupo Televisa has had a 40% share of the Spanish television channel La Sexta, since 2006. It also has participation in different television and entertainment companies in Latin America and Spain. Grupo Televisa stocks are quoted both in the Mexican Stock Exchange and in the New York Stock Exchange. Today, Televisa has the strongest financial situation since its foundation, creating new lines of businesses and penetrating new markets as Spain, China and Canada.

Azcarraga´s commitment with Corporate Social Responsibility is reflected on his support for Fundación Televisa, the most recognized foundation in Mexico, for Teleton, an event organized periodically to fund handicapped children; and Espacio, an event focused on promoting college students in Mexico, US, and Latin America.

Advisor of Grupo Financiero Banamex, Consejo Mexicano de Hombres de Negocios; and "CIE", "Ciudad de México", Endeavor and Axo.

Hernán Rincón
President of Microsoft Latin America

Hernán Rincón is President of Microsoft Latin America. In this capacity Mr. Rincón is responsible for the long term Business strategy for the 46 countries and territories in Latin American and the Caribbean in which Microsoft has presence. He is also responsible for the overall people strategy focused in hiring and retaining the best talent in Latin America and the development of the senior leaders, to run the large organizations that Microsoft has built in all Countries. In addition Mr. Rincón oversees all sales, marketing, and services operations and he is an ambassador for Microsoft, deeply engaged in the Corporate Citizenship programs that enable jobs, opportunities and local innovation to support the economic and social development of Latin America.

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Before being named President, Mr. Rincón served as the Sales and Marketing Vice President for Microsoft Latin America, charged with leading sales for small and mid-size businesses, OEM Manufacturers, large corporations, and local governments as well as Microsoft’s extensive Partner ecosystem.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Rincón was President and CEO of Ferag Americas, a Swiss company specializing in state-of-the-art, high-tech solutions for the printed media industry. His tenure at Ferag was marked by a quick, positive turn-around of the company’s business in the Americas.

At Unisys, where he worked for 11 years, Mr. Rincón held several positions at the company’s global headquarters in Pennsylvania, USA, including Chief Information Officer and Worldwide Vice President of the Financial Services Line of Business. Prior to that, as part of the Unisys Latin America Group, he served as Vice President of Marketing Operations and Vice President of the Financial Services Line of Business.

A Harvard University graduate, Mr. Rincón holds a Masters degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he held a prestigious Edward S. Mason Fellowship. Prior to that he received a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Andes University, in Colombia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the State University of New York, where he graduated first in his class and received the Gerson B. Robison award for Excellence in Mathematics. Mr. Rincón has been honored with numerous other awards, including The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship, awarded by the President of the United States.

Hernán Rincón is a resident of Florida in the USA, where he raised his two sons, now attending College. He specially enjoys watching American football with them, and previously coached the boys travel soccer teams, as part of his active role in community programs. He recently volunteered in a Dominican Republic Community Center, and raises funds for charities and non-profit organizations, including the Brain Tumor Research Foundation. Mr. Rincón is also an avid reader, interested in astronomy; linguistics and evolutionary biology of the brain. He also reads trade publications focused in economy and Information Technology.

Hernán Rincón, personally and as Citizenship Ambassador, is committed to help children, families and people in Latin America through education and technology access initiatives, and to implement Microsoft’s mission: “to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential”, which is what originally brought him to work for Microsoft.

Frank Pearl González
Advisor for Social and Economic Reinsertion in Colombia

As High Advisor for Social and Economic Reinsertion in Colombia, Frank Pearl is one of the most strategic advisors in President Uribe´s administration, facing one of the greatest challenges in the history of Colombia: To build conditions for sustainable peace, through the reinsertion to society of members of violent groups such as guerrilla and paramilitary, and restore wealth among regions that have been affected by violence.

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In his professional career, Pearl has worked as Associate Consultant of McKinsey & Co, where he gained experience in different economic sectors. He was also president of Valores Bavaria (today Valorem). He has worked in the US, Venezuela, Brasil, Canada and Colombia.

For more than ten years, Pearl has been involved with social and community activities; he is co-founder and was President of the Board of Directors of NO MAS!, a civilian movement that promotes pacific protests against violence. Since 2.002 has supported public and private initiatives related to health and education for vulnerable population.

Since 2.005 until 2.007, he was leader of a group of people from the corporate and academic world, and founded the Private Council for Competitiveness, leading the creation of the National Competitiveness System. Its main goal is the joint work within public and private sectors to define a long term growth strategy for the country.

Pearl is Economist from the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, with postgraduate studies in Business and Law. He has also a Masters degree in Business Administration from Ivey School of Business in Canada.

Within his academic experience, he has been professor and has developed academic programs for Universidad de Los Andes, Instituto Politecnico de Kiev (Ucrania), Universidad Estatal de Vilnius (Lituania) and Universidad Estatal de Moscú.

Juan Manuel Solórzano
Director of Corporate Organizational Development and CSR/Sustainability

Juan Manuel Solórzano is responsible for the creation and development of the CSR /sustainability strategy of Alpina, the most important dairy production company in Colombia.

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Mr. Solórzano has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Universidad de la Sabana, and a specialization in Business Strategy from Toronto University. Currently, as Director of Corporate Organizational Development and CSR/Sustainability in Alpina, Mr. Solórzano is responsible for the creation and development of the CSR /sustainability strategy of the company, the development, implementation and measurement of the organizational culture and climate of the company, the development and implementation of a strategy to attract and retain talent, the development and implementation of a performance management strategy, and the development and leadership of the training and development plan of the company.

Previously, Mr. Solórzano worked for the following companies: Syngenta as Training and Development Manager for the Andean Region, Caribbean and Central America; Hermeco as Human Resource Manager and Hay Group as Senior Consultant.

 

Mauricio Campillo
IE Alumnus, CEO of Momentum Consulting Group S.A. and CEO of Grupo Solla

Lawyer from Universidad de Medellín (Colombia), with post-graduate studies in Commercial Law from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín, and studies in public law and economics from Instituto Universitari di Estudi Europei in Turín, Italy; Specialized in Taxes from Escuela de Administración y Negocios Eafit in Medellín. International Executive MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.

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Has also taken different executive courses in Strategy, Leadership, Marketing, innovation, M&A´s Estrategia, from Harvard, Wharton, Kellogg, Stanford, London Business School, IMD, IMT (Institute Management of Technology).

Campillo´s professional experience is vast in both public and private sectors. He was Administrative VP and President of OCCEL Celular, a mobile communication company, where he worked since its creation and further fusion to COMCEL S.A.. He was President of Alianza TEAM S.A., a strategic Alliance integrated by 6 different companies from the vegetable oil sector in Colombia.

Campillo has participated in different Boards of Directors, highlighting: Asocel, Consejo Empresarial Colombiano para el Desarrollo Sostenible - Cecodes, World Business Council Chapter for Colombia. Currently he is member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Inversiones Mundial. He is founder and member of the Board of Directors of Centro de Liderazgo y Gestión en Colombia.

Today, Campillo is president and founder of MOMENTUM CONSULTING GROUP, and was recently appointed as CEO of Grupo Solla.

He was recognized by Latin Trade as one the top CEO´s in Latin America, in 2004, and has been invited as international speaker by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) in Guayaquil – Ecuador, Merry Lynch in New York – EE.UU., London Business School in London- England and IE in Madrid – Spain.

Antonio Sedán Murra
IE Alumnus and Manager of Comai Ltda

Antonio Sedán´s professional life is the sum of two things: Strategy and practice. He is an Electrical Engineer and MBA. 47 years old, 25 years of experience.

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Currently he is head of a primary plastics company in Colombia with over US$100 million in revenues in 2008 and always increasing operational profits since 1999. Exports to 14 countries in Latin America. His job is focused in looking at details everyday and adapting plans to reach company goals.
Currently he is also strategy professor at IE business school of Spain (in English and Spanish). He has won 4 awards as the best MBA professor since 2006. IE is among top ten business schools in the world in most rankings.

Member of 3 Board of Directors.

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