Humans of IE

We’re active. We’re out there. We’re future focused with forward momentum. We’re a single entity of jaw-dropping ideas, an exciting range of experiences.

Our people in all their diversity. Our people in all their exceptionality. Our people make us who we are, so we made a place for them. We are IE Business School.

David, South Africa

Investment Banking Consultant at Investec
“IE Business School is well-renowned for a reason. The caliber of students and professors is really outstanding. This is definitely one of the most rewarding and life-changing decisions that I’ve made. I look forward to seeing what the future has in store for me now.”
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Savia, Germany

Commercial Manager at Tesco
"Embrace the challenge and welcome every opportunity to do something new with open arms."
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Karim, Lebanon

Senior Financial Consultant
"Focus on what really matters and create your own journey in the most diverse environment you will ever encounter."
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Sana, Pakistan

Data Developer at Global Business Services (GBS), IBM
"No work is big or small. Keep giving your all to what you do, and the rest will work out on its own."
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Carlos, Nicaragua

Managing Director at Logica Software
"Don’t limit your leaning to the Classroom. Get involved. Dive deeper. Network. As Eric Hoffer once said, in a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future."
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Ocean, USA

Co-founder and CEO of Swaggle
"IE Business School’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship pushes you to challenge the status quo and to influence this world positively."
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Fabricio, Bolivia / Switzerland

Managing Director at SwissCo
"Networking is one of the most substantial benefits IE Business School has to offer."
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Dan, Romania

Management Consultant
“It’s very easy for me to summarize my experience in the Global Master in Finance—it’s one I would do again!”
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Mariña, Spain

Market Risk Manager, Nordea
“IE Business School changed my life, and not only because I met my fiancé while I was studying there.”
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João Pedro, Portugal

Master’s student
“The classes were fast-paced and challenging with an interesting blend of professors who kept us motivated both during classes and in our offline work.”
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Magdy, Italy

Business Consultant
“The Global Master in Finance provided me with the tools and knowledge to move horizontally and vertically through organizations, regardless of the industry.”
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Marvin, Germany

Private Equity Associate at Trilantic Europe
“The Master in Finance equipped me with the required technical skills, but more importantly, taught me the importance of the strategic side of private equity.”
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Alexander, Luxembourg

Partner at MergerSight
“In the Master, I gained valuable skills such as leadership, teamwork, communication and presentation skills, as well as a deeper understanding of how businesses and the economy work.”
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Simone, Switzerland

Account Associate at PIMCO Zurich
“The Master in Finance is very compact so you are able to graduate after a short amount of time. It's busy and you learn more than you could have imagined before starting the program.”
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Salena, United States

Real Estate Private Equity Manager at Macquarie Group
"I was ready for a rigorous academic challenge, and this was what I received from the finance program."
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Paula, United States

Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at Symba
"The number one factor for me was the deep entrepreneurial focus that IE Business School offers."
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Kevin, Germany

Project Manager in digital-first projects at GSK
"During my time at IE Business School, I gained so much energy by learning to understand and consider my classmates’ points of view, and this became a big part of the learning experience for me."
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Georgine, Switzerland

Managing Director, Head B2B Technology Services at Sygnum Bank
"Looking back, I don’t think that I would have been able to manange all of the tasks from my first job to the same quality I did without my education from IE Business School."
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Aida, Bosnia / Germany

Founder, CEO and Board Advisor
"Studying the International MBA was one of the best gifts I have ever given to myself in regard to experience, people and learning."
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Alessandro, Peru

Executive Director at Menorca Inversiones
Our main goal is to make a social difference and take care of the environment through sustainable practices while supporting our own families, since it is a private business.
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Ahsan, Pakistan

Partner at AI.42, Equal.42 and Datatouch.42
Business is not about winning or losing, it’s about a lifestyle.
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Cynthia, United States

Senior Vice President, Brand Strategy Director at MullenLowe U.S.
"The school's reputation, the type of student it attracts, and the fact that those people would be my cohort, and the overall design of the program were what made me choose IE Business School."
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Whitney, United States

Senior Program Manager of Community Engagement and Institutional Advancement Consultant
“The online periods are very engaging. Weekly synchronous classes are a great way to check in with your classmates live. The asynchronous forums and group work throughout the week make sure you’re not losing any momentum.”
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Irina, Canada

Founder and CEO of
"The global reach of this program amplifies every year—the opportunity to develop far-reaching, close networks is a core element of what makes the IE Brown Executive MBA stand out."
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Asif, USA

Partner, Board Member, and Surgeon at the Rothman Institute
"I was drawn to the IE Brown program for its hybrid nature of both in-residence and online teaching, the drawing of two great educational traditions of both IE and Brown and its emphasis on social and corporate responsibility."
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Alexander, Canada

Director of Strategy at Food Cycle Science
"The IE Global Online MBA reflects how global business is done today - it is done online across different countries, cultures, and time zones."
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Florence, United States & Great Britain

Director of Strategy & Product Development at Unum
“I was drawn to the IE Business School Global Online MBA for the opportunity to continue my career and advance my education at a well-reputed program that followed the case method.”
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Gianluca, Italy

Regional Director for Italy, Spain, & France at GoDaddy
"The Executive MBA is such a powerful experience that makes you feel like you’re living life at an accelerated speed."
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Martin, Paraguay

Associate at McKinsey & Company
"It is a leading business school in Europe with the program itself selected as the best online program in the world, and the blended methodology format allows for a very flexible schedule while also creating the possibility of having an extremely international cohort."
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Prashant, Norway / Ireland

Head of Sales at Facebook & Adjunct Professor at IE Business School
"I was drawn to the entrepreneurial focus of the school, the diversity of its students, its industry-leading professors, and the highly flexible format of the program."
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Joachim , Germany

Global Vice President, Head of Experience Center Strategy at SAP & Adjunct Professor at IE Business School
“I wanted a top-tier global business school with the best possible Blended program, and a program that builds on international exchange at its heart.”
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Felipe, Brazil

Vice President of the IE Out & Allies Club
"Throw yourself out there and go find out what really motivates you. And don’t be afraid of spreading yourself too thin: the more things you get involved in, the closer you will get to finding your true passion."
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To have faith is to have wings. Thank you IE Business school, for giving me that faith and enabling me to challenge the status quo!

Master in Management

Sarah, United States

Markets, Economic Recovery and Growth Specialist
“Dive in! It’s a fun, exhausting, invigorating and challenging experience.”
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The School of life

International MBA


I would describe IE Business school as a global family

International MBA

Andrew, United States

Partner at Fundie Ventures
“Iterate often, practice self love and take care of yourself both physically and mentally. Stay hungry, stay foolish.”
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My favorite thing has been meeting a variety of new people

Master in Management

Lauren, United States

Owner and CEO of Brontosaurus Records
“By empowering me with a wealth of knowledge, the program has given me a versatile skill set and powerful tools that help me navigate the music industry. I feel more confident.”
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I came here for the challenge and I was blown away!

International MBA

Sohail, Switzerland

Senior Vice President, Head of Translational Medicine Galapagos GmbH
“The Executive MBA has made me more confident in assessing business opportunities, building a high-performing team, managing growth within different business structures and retaining top-talent.”
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I love that in class we have such a multicultural and confident group

International MBA


The place where dreams come true

International MBA

Björgvin, Iceland

Corporate Finance Specialist at Iceland Securities ltd (Islensk Verdbref)
“The Global Executive MBA offers a unique opportunity to expand your network and form relationships with people who have extremely diverse personal and professional backgrounds.”
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Coming here has been like diving into a new ocean

Master in Management

Nadim, Lebanon-Canada

Founder of 2030 Cabinet
"Be sure to open your mind, because we need multidisciplinary approaches and skills to solve big challenges."
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I have learned the power that comes out of diversity

International MBA

Ciaran, Ireland

Program Manager at the International Civil Aviation Organization, a specialised UN Agency in Montreal
“I realized that the participants were as important as the program itself in making the Global Online MBA a life-changing experience. It was a fast-moving roller coaster, but it never failed to live up to those first impressions!”
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This is looking like the best year of my life!

International MBA


I´m feeling extremely lucky because it happened

Master in Finance

Ifeoma, Nigeria

Process and Competence Improvement Officer at First Bank Nigeria
"Having a diverse class enables you to get different perspectives to issues and opens your mind to how you look into matters."
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Take advantage of all the resources at your disposal!

Master in Management

Adam , United States

Global Finance Director, OLX Group, Naspers Limited
“The program has fantastic company visits during residential weeks where you network with executives and IE alumni.”
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The insitution's constant changes and challenges allow me to continuously grow professionally

Associate Director for Community Engagement

Ellis, United States

President of the IE Out & Allies Club
"Be ready to fight and work hard. Changing your career will not be easy. You will really need to put yourself out there to connect with people and let them get to know you."
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IE Business School gave me the opportunity to reinvent myself

International MBA

Maria Catalina

Multiculturality and openness to change

International MBA

Markus , Switzerland

Manager at EY / M&A Strategy & Operations
"You become part of two alumni associations, which provides a great opportunity to connect with people from around the world".
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Rollercoasting life- changing experience

International MBA

Akos, Hungary

Finance Business Partner, Deloitte Luxembourg
“Thanks to the joint program, you will have access to the alumni and career services from two leading business schools, giving you countless opportunities to boost your career and expand your network through different programs, activities and initiatives.”
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This is the best International experience I could imagine!

International MBA

Carla, Spain

University Student
"To become a good lawyer in the twenty-first century, it’s no longer enough to know the laws."
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Where reality is even better than fiction

International MBA

Preetika, India

Manager, Sports & Business Partnerships
“Professionally, the IE-SMU MBA helped to grow my career. New job opportunities emerged that weren’t there before, allowing me to explore something different.”
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“IE continuously puts you in these situations that allow you to work with people from different countries, backgrounds and cultures.”

International MBA

Dorian, Swiss

University Student
"My art is a translation of how I see the world. To inspire others, you first need to inspire yourself."
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Truly a hothouse for cultivating new ideas

Entrepreneurship professor


The community you want to be in!


Ricardo, Mexico

Outbound / Pathways Operations Manager at Amazon
"I have personally changed my perspective to one with an entrepreneurial mindset, which I never had before."
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Forming part of this diverse community allows you to learn from different points of view, making you a better professional and person

Director of the Dean's Office

Svea, Germany

University Alumni
"When I visited IE University for the first time, I got to know the university and its educational philosophy, which is so international and open to diversity."
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What I love the most is the diversity of the people!

International MBA

Sophie, Germany / France

Consultant at Spring Professional Switzerland (The Adecco Group)
"Never before have I had such a burning desire to chase my dreams and strive for more. This sense of ambition has been instilled in me by the Global Online MBA experience and the determination of the people in the program."
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The most enriching year of my life!

Alum International MBA

Sabina, Azerbaijan

Strategy Director at Demtech
“IE continuously puts you in these situations that allow you to work with people from different countries, backgrounds and cultures.”
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I came, I learned, I (thought I) left but I came back for more!

Product Marketing Manager

Rasmus, Denmark

Consultant, Projective Group
“The Global Online MBA is the best of both worlds: fast-paced learning with some of the most talented academics and students I have ever met, while also being able to apply lessons learned in real time to the workplace.”
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Siddhartha, United Arab Emirates

Operations Excellence Manager at Averda
“My career interest has always been to work in industries that have direct impact on environment and are focused on sustainability.”
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Self-disruption paradise

International MBA


The Business School's clear vision from day one placed a focus on what happens inside and outside the classroom

Chief of Campus Life

Carlos, Spain

Investment Director at Phi Industrial
“The IE Brown Executive MBA program offers a highly flexible, top-quality MBA education with a special focus on human sciences, all within a truly international and diverse environment.”
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IE Business School is the most innovate school I've ever been to!

International MBA


Studying at IE Business School is an invitation to be a part of the world

Business Analyst

Virginia, Spain

Staff Assistant at EY
"When I chose to study Architecture, I never thought of becoming a Consultant, as I did not even know this type of position was a possibility for me."
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It's a remarkably wild ride!

International MBA


Put simply: the people are incredible!

Master in Finance

Antonio, Spain

Design Manager for Easy Wear at El Corte Inglés and professor at the Center for Higher Education in Design in Madrid
“Shortly after starting the Executive MBA, I accepted a position of greater responsibility at El Corte Inglés and thanks to the training I received, I was able to confront this change in the most positive way possible.”
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A creative and disruptive washing machine!

International MBA


IE Business school people: The disruptors

International MBA

Marieke , Netherlands

Customer Success Manager at Share Dimension (Cinema Intelligence)
“After completing the Executive MBA, I had the confidence to make a big leap in my life— I started working in the film industry and now I'm changing both my career and my city. I'm one step closer to my dream of working in Hollywood!”
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