Alejandro Pardo

Alex Pardo is Strategy Director at frog Design, a leading global creative consultancy, part of Capgemini Invent. Prior to joining frog in 2019, he served as Global Director of ‘Intelligence for Innovation’ Practice at Altran Group, a global innovation and engineering consulting firm.

With 17 years of enthusiastic experience on the design, strategy and innovation fields, Alex leads multidisciplinary and multicultural teams across the globe, helping large corporations and emerging start-ups with high potential, in their most complex business and technology challenges.

Combined with the role introduced above, Alex feeds another of his great passions – the Academia – by acting as Adjunct Professor at IE University, where he teaches a ‘Design Management’ course for the Architecture and Design School.

Alex holds a PhD in Chemistry (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) and PLD (Harvard Business School) with a research focus on disruptive technologies and business models. Furthermore, he an investor partner for the HBS Angels.


• Strategy Director, frog Design, Spain, 2019 – Present

• Director of ‘Intelligence for Innovation’ Practice, Altran Group (now Capgemini), Global, 2016 – 2019

• Innovation Manager, Altran Group (now Capgemini), Spain, 2011 – 2016

• Innovation Project Manager, Altran Group (now Capgemini), Spain, 2009 – 2011

• Innovation Consultant, Altran Group (now Capgemini), Benelux and Spain, 2007 – 2009

• Strategy Consultant, Daemon Quest (now Deloitte Digital), 2006 – 2007


• Adjunct Professor ‘Design Management’ course, School of Architecture and Design – IE University, Spain, 2020 – Present


• Program Leadership Development (PLD), Harvard Business School, USA, 2016

• PhD in Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid-Texas A&M University, Spain-USA, 2005

• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, 2000

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