Mark_Esposito | IE Strategy

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Dr. Mark Esposito is an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at IE Business School and a Professor Business and Economics at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education and Grenoble School of Management. He also serves as Institutes Council Co-Leader, for the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program (MOC) at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, at Harvard Business School.

He is a Research Fellow at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and a Senior Associate for the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Mark consults in the area of corporate sustainability, economic complexity, circular economy and competitiveness worldwide, mainly to governments and cities.

He has advised the President of the European Parliament in the analysis of the EU systemic crisis and worked as cross theme contributors for the World Economic Forum reports on Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship and Collaborative Innovation. He holds Fellowships with the Social Progress Imperative and with the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils in Washington D.C.

Among the many awards, he was inducted into Thinkers50 Radar in 2016. He tweets as @Exp_Mark.

Corporate Experience

  • Vice President, The Institute for Transformative Thought and Learning, USA
  • Director of Offshore Operations, Carnival Corporation, USA
  • Board of Directors, ABIS (Academy of Business in Society), Belgium
  • Senior Research Fellow, Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, USA
  • Fellow, Social Progress Imperative, USA


Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of Strategy, IE Business School 2010-
  • Professor of Business & Economics, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France 2008-
  • Teaching faculty Harvard University Extension School, USA 2011-
  • Research Fellow, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK 2012-


Academic Background

  • Executive Doctorate (c), ENPC Paris Tech, France
  • Post Doctoral Education, Harvard Business School, USA
  • PhD in International Business,  International School of Management, France/USA
  • MBA in Organizational Theory, Columbia Southern University, USA
  • B.A & M.A. in Humanities, University of Torino, Italy