As Executive Vice President of IE University, Diego de Alcázar Benjumea plays a key role in the strategic vision and the general management of the institution, highly focused on promoting the innovation strategy and its execution, driving IE’s digital transformation and leading IE’s technological immersion.
In late 2014, he joined the board of Headspring, a joint venture created by IE Business School and the Financial Times Group to design and implement customized education for companies.
He has previous experience as consultant at Bain & Company and co-founded Step Up Capital, a vehicle to identify, invest, and manage business opportunities.
He holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School and a double degree in Law & Business Administration from Madrid’s Complutense University. His areas of expertise are Education, Entrepreneurship, Advanced Technologies, Government of Change and Energy Efficiency, among others.