Innovation for Growth - Faculty

  • Mark Esposito

    Adjunct Professor of Strategy at IE University
    Professor at Hult International Business School

    Leading Megatrends

    “We cannot plan for a chosen future, we can only respond to what happens. Megatrends are pathways to help you see further into uncertainty.”

     

    Mark is a technology futurist and AI pioneer, and currently a strategic advisor to the UAE Government Office of AI on digital strategy. Canadian by birth and now living in France and Spain, he is co-founder of Nexus FrontierTech. He is also co-leader of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, with specialist interests in corporate sustainability, economic complexity, and the circular economy. His books include Understanding How the Future Unfolds and The AI Republic.

     

  • Francisco de Sousa Vinagre

    Senior Consultant at BTS
    Assistant Professor at IE University Exponential Learning

    Francisco is a consultant with extensive experience in helping organizations drive better results through superior strategic execution. He is a Senior Consultant at BTS Spain, where he has worked to help different companies enhance their strategic alignment, holistic business understanding and leadership capabilities. Originally from Portugal, Francisco has a degree in economics from Nova School of Business and Economics and a Master in Management from IE Business School.