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Antonio Zabaleta Moreno


Antonio Zabaleta Moreno


Operations & Technology

Professor Zabaleta is a professional and a researcher in the financial services area with 20 years of experience in international banking. Executive MBA at IE Business School. Professor at IE Business School. Researcher on Business Process Management (Lean and Six Sigma). Master in research and PhD in Business at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. In the professional field, he is a Senior Manager, specialized in projects of different fields: Digital Banking, Innovation, Organization, Business Process Engineering, Operations, Efficiency; managing projects in the Financial Industry within an international scope (Spain, Mexico, South and Central America, United States, Turkey).

He is an expert in the application of Lean, Six Sigma, Business Process Engineering, Operations, Innovation and Project Management.

Corporate Experience

• Senior Project manager, Business Project Engineering, BBVA, Sept 2015-present

• Senior Project manager, Digital Banking, BBVA, May 2014-Sept 2015

• Senior Project manager, Business Transformation and Innovation, BBVA, May 2010-May 2014

• Project Manager, Transformation and New Business Models, BBVA, January 2007-April 2010

• International Branch manager, BBVA, April 2004-December 2006

Academic Experience

• Adjunct professor, IE Business School, 2011-present

• Adjunct professor, IE University

• Other Business Schools

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Business Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, 2017

• International Executive MBA IE Business School, Spain, 2006

• Bachelor in Business Administration, Universidad de Valencia, Spain, 1997

• Master in research, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, 2009

• Black Belt Six Sigma, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña


• Design Thinking and Agile Methodologies, BBVA