Executive Summer School - Faculty

Driving Change

Our expert faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and extensive business experience to the classroom. Learn directly from the people who are driving their industries forward, and forge valuable connections with leading professionals from across sectors.

  • Norman Kurtis

    Vice Dean of Behavior & Human Development

    Vice Dean of Behavior & Human Development, and Professor of Consumer Insights & Behavior at IE Business School. He has more than 20 years of experience helping brands ask the right questions from a strategy, marketing and consumer insights perspective.

  • Salvador Aragón

    Professor Aragón advises firms on information systems and new technologies. For 13 years he served as Research and Consultancy Director for infoempleo.com. He holds an MBA from IE Business School as well as a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Navarra.

  • 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.

  • Concepción Galdón

    As IE University’s Social Innovation Director and Academic Lead, Conchita works to promote a wide range of initiatives at the university. She is also a professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and actively participates on a number of academic and professional boards.

  • Jaime Veiga

    With vast experience working in market research and consumer insights for big multinationals, Jaime is now the Consumer Business Insights leader for Johnson & Johnson in Southern Europe and has been a professor at IE since 2010.

  • Marina Tirado

    Marina is the executive director of IE Executive Education. She also works as an associate professor specializing in management skills, the future of work, positive and mindful leadership, the art of selling, creativity and innovation.

  • Ricardo Pérez

    As a professor of Information Systems at IE Business School, Ricardo combines an extensive professional career with research into the field of new technologies. He has worked as a consultant for companies such as Telefónica, Microsoft, and HP, among others.

  • Mark Esposito

    Dr. Mark Esposito is Adjunct Professor of Strategy at IE University and Professor of Business & Economics at Hult International Business School. He served from 2013 to 2019 as Institutes Council Co-Leader, at the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program (MOC) at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, at Harvard Business School, headed by Professor Michael Porter.

  • Bernardo Crespo

    Certified Ontological Coach by Newfield Network (ACTP ICF Colombia). Bachelor in Business Administration and last year of BA Honors in Management and Economics, University of St Andrews, UK. Master in Relational Marketing, CRM and E-commerce. Member of the Digital Advisory Board of IE Business School and Academic Director in digital transformation at IE Executive Education. Founder and Inspirer of esc-XL.com (Executive Digital Detox), he has been recognized by the business newspaper EXPANSIÓN in 2016 as one of the 50 greatest experts on Digital Transformation in Spain.

  • Daniel Medina

    Daniel is the Director of the Opinno Ideas Department (Innovation, Design and Strategy consulting). Where since 2014, he has been in charge on building and growing a 50 amazingly skilled people team with over 4M in close deals, becoming the most important innovation companies in the country. He’s also professor on corporate innovation, product and service design, and lean startup in several institutions: Instituto de Empresa (IE IMBA), ESIC and Instituto Europe di Design.