International MBA - The Protagonist

An MBA Out Of the Ordinary
WORLDWIDE Global MBA | QS 2018 Global MBA in Europe | Financial Times 2018

The International MBA is for you if...

   

QUESTION THE
STATUS QUO

and open your mind to new ways of thinking as a member of a diverse, global community.

DARE TO
BE DIFFERENT

and focus on transforming yourself to face new career challenges head on.

ACT OUTSIDE
YOUR COMFORT ZONE

and discover that there are no limits to what you can do.

BELIEVE IN
YOURSELF

as a future Dream-Doer, with your sights set on success for both yourself and those in your network.

HAVE AN
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT

that pushes you to explore boundless avenues of collaboration and success.

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Possible post MBA careers based on your pre MBA background

Diversity coming in, and coming out: What your next career move could look like after our IMBA?

Our International MBA Will give you that competitive edge you need to succeed in the job market, get ahead of the competition & find your place in the world.

IE Business School is home of a broad array of diverse profiles coming from different academic backgrounds, career trajectories, industries, and regions.

To understand what professional impact our IMBA could have on your career, below, you can find examples of what IE alumni have done after the MBA based on their academic diversity coming in.

Business

Manuel José Lazcano Ávila

IE International MBA (2017)

• From: Mexico
• Background: Bachelor in Business Administration
• Current job: CFO / Finance Director | Fondo de Cultura Económica de España

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Oleksandr Bondarenko

IE International MBA (2016)

• From: Ukraine
• Background: Bachelor of Economics
• Current job: Founder, Chairman | DISCOPERI Inc.

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Sara Marinho

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Portugal
• Background: Bachelor in Business Administration
• Current job: EMEA Portfolio Management Finance Manager, European Headquarters | Nike

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Rami Katerji

IE International MBA (2010)

• From: UAE
• Background: Bachelor in Business Administration
• Current job: Corporate Investment Banking - Vice President | JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Unoma (Unoma Eke) Adeyemi

IE International MBA (2013)

• From: Nigeria
• Background: Bachelor in Business Administration
• Current job: Partner Business & Channels Development Lead | Microsoft

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Johannes Hinsch

IE International MBA (2012)

• From: Germany
• Background: Bachelor in Business Administration
• Current job: Business Development Project Manager | Porsche

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Sven Siat

IE International MBA (2016)

• From: Brazil
• Background: Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics
• Current job: Head Connectivity | SIX Group Switzerland

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Maryse Benge

IE International MBA (2015)

• From: Canada
• Background: Bachelor of International Commerce
• Current job: Manager of Business Development | Warner Bros Entertainment Group of Companies

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Engineering

Luigi Maria Fierro

IE International MBA (2009)

• From: Italy
• Background: Bachelor of Engineering
• Current job: Global Head of HR Strategy and Transformation | ING

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Alberto De la Serna Climent

IE International MBA (2017)

• From: Spain
• Background: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
• Current job: Consultant | Boston Consolting Group

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Giovanni Maglia

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Italy
• Background: Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering
• Current job: Head of IT4IT Products | UniCredit Services

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Thibaut de Hollain

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Belgium
• Background: Bachelor of Engineering
• Current job: Director | Simon-Kucher & Partners

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Georgy Rahayel

IE International MBA (2017)

• From: Lebanon
• Background: Bachelor of Engineering
• Current job: Co-Founder / Partner Relationship Manager | Binary Analytics & Le Joyau d’Olive

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Andrew Robert Bonfiglio

IE International MBA (2009)

• From: USA
• Background: Bachelor in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
• Current job: Co-founder and Partner | Emzingo

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Maria Jose Benavente

IE International MBA (2017)

• From: Chile
• Background: Bachelor of Engineering
• Current job: Business Leader Gillette & Oral Care | P&G

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Bernardo Martinez Fernandez

IE International MBA (2013)

• From: Spain
• Background: Bachelor in Industrial Engineering
• Current job: Senior Manager - Prime Now Spain & Italy | Amazon

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Sciences

Beatrice Murage

IE International MBA (2016)

• From: Kenia
• Background: Bachelor in Medicine & Human Surgery
• Current job: Senior Scientist Health Informatics | Philips Research and Innovation

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Ahmed Nour Eldin

IE International MBA (2014)

• From: Egipt
• Background: Bachelor's Degree Pharmaceutical Science
• Current job: Brand Manager BioMedicines (Forteo Osteoprosis, NS & Rheumatoid Artheritis ) North East Africa | Eli Lilly and Company

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Ruddy Racon

IE International MBA (2009)

• From: France
• Background: Bachelor degree in mathemathics
• Current job: Technologies Project Management | EDF Insular Energy Systems

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Celine Salman Blaschke

IE International MBA (2013)

• From: Lebannon & USA
• Background: B.S. in Architecture
• Current job: Director, Design & Technical Services - Luxury, MEA | AccorHotels

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Maya Helbaouui

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Lebanon
• Background: Doctorate in Pharmacy
• Current job: Public Affairs Lead, Middle East | Roche

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Anastasia Valerievna McVicker

IE International MBA (2014)

• From: USA
• Background: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
• Current job: Senior Business Intelligence Analyst | Google

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Phelelani G. Nzuza

IE International MBA (2012)

• From: South Africa
• Background: Bachelor in Psychology
• Current job: Managing Director: Advisory | PKF Octagon

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Information & Technology

Akash Sharma

IE International MBA (2013)

• From: India
• Background: Bachelor in Technology and Computer Science
• Current job: General Manager Sales - Enterprise FSS Accounts | IBM

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Georgine Roesle

IE International MBA (2012)

• From: Switzerland
• Background: B.A. Economics, Business Administration & Information Technology
• Current job: Managing Director, Head B2B Technology Solutions at Sygnum

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Mpendulo Ngwenya

IE International MBA (2016)

• From: South Africa
• Background: B.Sc Computer Science
• Current job: Manager Technology Advisory | Deloitte

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Ana Smirnova

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: USA
• Background: BS in Computer Science
• Current job: Associate Director | Wayfair

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Abiola Osho

IE International MBA (2014)

• From: Nigeria
• Background: B.Sc Computer Science
• Current job: Investments Prof. | Africa Finance Corporation

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Ashish Dave

IE International MBA (2012)

• From: India
• Background: Bachelor of Information and Technology
• Current job: Head - India Venture Investments | Mirae Asset

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Aaron Cowper

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Australia
• Background: Bachelor of Information and Technology
• Current job: Founder & CEO | ShopGrok

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Samuel Kwahene

IE International MBA (2016)

• From: South Africa
• Background: Bachelor of Information and Technology
• Current job: Executive Manager: CEO Office | OneConnect Technologies

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Social Sciences

Sabina Iman

IE International MBA (2018)

• From: Azerbayan
• Background: Bachelor of Liberal Arts
• Current job: Strategy Director | Demtech

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Ariel Krieger

IE International MBA (2015)

• From: USA
• Background: Bachelor of Arts and Communications
• Current job: Director Of Sales Marketing - Tennis - Talent Management Division | Octagon

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Lianne Dehaye

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Philipines
• Background: BA in Fine Arts, Major in Advertising Arts
• Current job: Activation Manager, APAC-Creative Shop | Facebook

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Valentina Rolla

IE International MBA (2012)

• From: Italy
• Background: Bachelor of Literature
• Current job: Co-Founder & CFO | The Wand Solutions & Kurasana

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Cecilia Rodriguez Alcalá

IE International MBA (2014)

• From: Paraguay
• Background: Bachelor of Liberal Arts
• Current job: Senior Advisor for Social Policy & Innovation | Ministerio de Hacienda Paraguay

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Lolita Taub

IE International MBA (2017)

• From: USA
• Background: Bachelor in International Relations
• Current job: Chief of Staff | Catalyte

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Vasundhara Mudgil

IE International MBA (2014)

• From: India
• Background: Bachelor in Sociology; Diploma in Public Relations
• Current job: Head of PR & Communications India | Spotify

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Wassim Berro

IE International MBA (2017)

• From: Lebanon
• Background: Bachelor of Social Science in Politics and IR
• Current job: Social Investment Manager & Founder of Hangry | Shell

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Serena Barberis

IE International MBA (2013)

• From: Italy
• Background: BA International and Diplomatic Sciences
• Current job: Administrative Coordinator | International Committee of the Red Cross

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Law

Adrienn Esztervari

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: Hungary
• Background: JD, Law and political sciences
• Current job: Legal Counsel | Vodafone

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Hiroki Ise

IE International MBA (2018)

• From: Japan
• Background: Bachelor in Law
• Current job: Chief, Strategic Planning Office, Industrial Systems Division | Panasonic

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Teresa Boeselager

IE International MBA (2016)

• From: Germany
• Background: 1st & 2nd State Examinations in Law
• Current job: Head of International Operations | Mytaxi

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Armando Belchior Nunes

IE International MBA (2013)

• From: Portugal
• Background: Bachelor in Law
• Current job: Contracts Director - Latin America and Caribbean | Airbus

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Yui Hamasaki

IE International MBA (2012)

• From: Japan
• Background: Bachelor in Law
• Current job: Board Member & CFO | Hacobu Inc.

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Alexandra Iliadis

IE International MBA (2011)

• From: USA
• Background: Master in Corporate Law
• Current job: Head of Sales | Amius Group

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Work groups during the PROGRAM

To get an idea of this type of diversity, here’s a sneak peak of a typical workgroup you might encounter during the program:
Profile - Pier Spinazze Andrea Pier Spinazze Andrea

South African

Profile - Sherif Seif El Nasr Sherif Seif El Nasr

Egyptian/Canadian

Profile - Celine Salman Celine Salman

American/Lebanese

Profile - Amalia Carvajal Sardi Amalia Carvajal Sardi

Italian/Colombian

Profile - Nir Hindi Nir Hindi

Israel

Profile - Sarah North Sarah North

American

International MBA Class Profile

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IE INTERNATIONAL MBA Rankings

Get to know more about our International MBA placement in international rankings.

  • 2nd
    WORLDWIDE

    for Entrepreneurship & Alumni Outcomes

    QS 2018
  • 6th
    WORLDWIDE

    International MBA

    Forbes 2019
  • 2nd
    WORLDWIDE

    for Diversity

    QS 2018
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