Epic Awards EPIC is an initiative launched by the Global Alumni Relations department with aim to share the stories of our outstanding alumni from across all IE Schools and programs to inspire the IE Community.
Extraordinary people inspiring the IE community
The Essence: Personal Progress. Human Success.
The IE experience involves a personal and professional transformation process that is ultimately reflected in the achievements of our alumni. Our more than 50,000 alumni contribute to their organizations and the society in more than 120 countries worldwide.
EPIC alumni perform in their personal and professional lives by the same standards of excellence that have been taught at IE’s undergraduate and master programs. Our EPIC alumni are accomplished entrepreneurs, leaders, and role models that show commitment to society and deliver exemplary work in their fields of knowledge throughout the different stages of their lives.
- Business Impact: Experienced executives that transform the companies and organizations where they work by putting into practice the values acquired at IE.
- Creators: Entrepreneurs that tell us their story of founding and scaling their businesses ultimately turning ideas into reality.
- Human Success: A step beyond personal and professional achievements to mobilize society through social impact.
- Women Inspiring Women: Women that live the value of diversity by helping other women achieve their aspirations and creating a solid platform for gender equality.
- Young & Ambitious Minds: Young professionals that apply the learnings acquired during their IE experience in their alumni life by transforming society with disruptive business models.
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Richard HarrisonCEO of Smart Power Myanmar. IXMBA 2011.
Meinrad SpengerCEO of MasMovil Group. MIDE 2000.
Henrik Gebbing & Christopher MayCo-Founders & Co-CEOs of FINOA. IMBA 2018.
Christopher: "IE gave me the freedom and the space to develop and broaden my curiosity and to spend enough time within the class room as well as outside of it to create and foster ideas."
Daniela Seixas, Dávid Borsós, Christophe de Kalbermatten & Andrew BarnesFounders of Tonic App S.A. ExMBA 2015 & GMBA 2015.
Amal AlMutawaChief Happiness & Positivity Officer of the Prime Minister's Office- UAE. Dual Degree IMBA & Master in Business Analytics and Big Data 2019.
Isabella Naha NamodiFinance & Administration Manager of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Founder of Tuendelee Foundation. IMBA 2015.
Hashem SabbaghExecutive Producer of Five Football Dreams and International Development Manager at the Black Pearls Football Academy. IMBA 2015.
The journey has taught me that when opportunity knocks, ask yourself: Is this an opportunity I believe in passionately and unconditionally? Is this something I am willing to sacrifice everything to work on? Developing and nurturing this mindset has allowed me to experience a lifetime journey unlike any I could have dreamed of. Taking these boys from the depths of despair to empower them to change their life has been an incredible journey."
Reine Mbang EssobmadjeFounder of Evolving Consulting in Cameroon and France and the Co-founder of the NGO Digital Coalition in Cameroon, France, Germany and Gabon. GXMBA 2013.
Abhishek Kumar MishraCountry Head Human Resources at M+W Group. IMBA 2013.
Simon AbboudResponsible for Ventures | Real Estate & Construction AT Plug and Play Tech Center. MRED 2019.
Clara BütowFounder and President of Impact Revolution, Co-Founder of B Impact IE and Speaker of Soulbottles. Dual Degree BBA/BIR 2018.
Vasileios TsianosVenture Partner at NextGen VC. MIF 2017.
Lolita TaubChief of Staff at Catalyte, Inc. IMBA 2017.
Diana MoratoCo-founder & Managing Director of Flash - Advanced Urban Mobility. EMBA 2011.
Enrique de SolisPartner of One Shot Hotels & Co-Founder of The Seëlk. IMBA 2016.
Pablo González Ruiz de la TorreFounder of TRIVU. BBA 2016.
Adolfo FernándezGlobal Program Manager, International Growth Strategy at Google. MIM 2015.
Rana AlsabbaghExecutive Director of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism. EXMPLS 2018.
Belinda HoldsworthDirector of Global Operations Strategy at Roche. EMBA 2016.
Adiki Ofeibea AyitevieVice President, Sustainability & External Relations of Newmont Goldcorp Africa - Newmont Goldcorp Corporation. EMCC 2017.
Dina DajaniExecutive Lead of Cycling4Gaza. MIR 2018.
Dhruv BoruahFounder of The Thames Project. Master in Telecom & Digital Business 2009.
Dr. Abdullah Al AliManaging Partner of Abc center for Autism. IMBA 2018.
Alejandro ArtachoCo-founder & CEO of Spotahome. International LLM 2013.
David CohnFounder & CEO of Regroup. IMBA 2010.
Niels TurfboerManaging Director Benelux & UK at Spotcap Global. IMBA 2011.
Eva PavoDirector of Marketing and Communications at Correos. Executive MBA 2006.
Ahmed Ben MussaChief Commercial Officer at Tatweer Research. IMBA 2016.
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