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David Millan Planelles


David Millan Planelles



David Millán Planelles has three main professional passions: executive education, writing and helping executives to create distinctive value.

As a professor, he loves sharing his researches and experiences with students and executives. As an author of teaching materials, he enjoys identifying and explaining the way companies can compete meaningfully and creatively. And as an advisor, he also partakes the pleasure with professionals and boards to develop strategies.

His main area of interest is the strategy of luxury and creativity-driven firms, where he has published different awarded teaching materials.

Corporate Experience

• Management advisory, 2009-Present

• Marketing Director. Astilleros de Alicante S.A., Spain, 2007-2009

• Project Manager. Altec Automotive GmbH, Germany, 2004-2005

• Design Engineer. Rolls Royce, Germany, 2002-2003

• Design Engineer (trainee). ABB Turbo Systems, Switzerland, 1999

Academic Experience

• Adjunct professor of Strategy, IE University, Spain, 2010-Present

• Visiting Professor, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica, 2015-Present

• Visiting Professor, International University of Monaco, 2017-Present

• Visiting Researcher, INSEAD Business School, 2014

Academic Background

• International Ph.D. in Business Administration, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, 2017

• International MBA, IE Business School, Spain, 2006

• Mechanical Engineer, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, 2002