Global Senior Management Program

  • Susan Lucia Annunzio

    Susan is the strategic advisor to CEOs of leading global companies on strategy attainment and business transformation. She is the president and CEO of The Center of High Performance and has been working for more than 20 years with top leaders and studying the direct correlation between the way a company’s leadership team functions and the organization’s long-term performance. Her class, Building a High Performance Environment, will focus on key leadership attributes of the high performance environment and will help each participant develop his or her own Personal Leadership Challenge (PLC).

  • Gregory D. Bunch

    Gregory D. Bunch draws on a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur, manager, consultant, alderman, and teacher. His class, M&A Strategy, will cover “Buy & Hold”, a comprehensive strategy review with key frameworks, models, and methods, growth strategy, corporate vs. business unit strategy, and M&A patterns that work and don’t work. Goals, strategy, management, frameworks for strategic thinking, and how to select a company to buy are featured.

  • Mia de Kuijper

    Mia de Kuijper is an accomplished executive with experience in such companies as Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, AT&T and Royal Dutch Shell. She teaches Scenario Planning—focused on the development of scenarios for one’s company in order to change mindsets, evolve leadership styles and achieve substantive change, as well as Power Nodes— which studies the modern sources of competitive advantages of one’s own company as well as of competing organizations.

  • Gareth Lloyd Jones

    Gareth is a seasoned expert in the realms of company strategy, structure, culture, and leadership. He published the book “Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?” in 2006 and his class, Leading Your Most Talented Employees, focuses on two closely related issues: the first being personal leadership and the second—of particular relevance in rapidly changing business environments—being a leader’s impact on change. The course will allow participants to identify elements of his or her own leadership platform and think about where they as leaders can have the biggest impact on change.

  • Andrew McCarthy

    Andrew is a designer, innovation consultant and Design Thinking facilitator. He studied philosophy, political science, and the history of science and mathematics before becoming a creative director. Andrew has worked in his native New York and internationally as an art and creative director in multinationals and advising corporations on creativity, strategy, innovation processes, and Design Thinking. He also teaches the same as an Associate Professor at IE. Andrew is an innovation, design, and user advocacy officer with a handful of startups and tech development companies. He speaks and moderates at conferences and his voice has been featured in ads and audiobooks.

  • Marvin Zonis

    Marvin Zonis is an American political economist and accomplished writer who teaches the class Going Global: The context of 21st century economy. In this session, Professor Zonis teaches rules for successful global business and investing, geo-politics, economics, the crisis of globalization, and how to succeed in an unstable world.