Carles Vergara-Alert is an Associate Professor at the IESE’s Financial Management Department. His research focuses on how frictions in the real estate markets affect the decisions of investors, managers and households. In this blog entry, he shares personal insights about himself as well as advice for current MBAs. He talks about the importance of constantly reinventing yourself and…
Focus on Faculty – Professor Rob Johnson
What made you choose a career in academia? I co-founded a business in the 1970’s that was backed by ten venture capital firms, with five rounds of financing, which is a lot. Harvard Business School wrote two cases about the company, and I used to go to Harvard, Stanford and Darden as a guest speaker….
“By 2023, Tesla will not exist as an automotive manufacturer”, Professor Sachon
Marc Sachon is a professor in the Department of Production, Technology and Operations Management. He holds a PhD in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University, an MBA from IESE, and a master’s degree in aerospace technology from the University of Stuttgart. He is also the chairman of IESE AUTO, the school’s annual meeting…
“You Shouldn’t Expect That With an MBA You Are Set For life”, Professor Káganer
Evgeny Káganer is an Associate Professor at IESE Business School, where he teaches MBA and executive courses on digital business, IT strategy and virtual enterprise. His research focuses on the impact of digital technologies on individuals, organizations and business models. His recent work traces the evolution of crowdsourcing and its growing impact on business. Question:…
“You need to create your place in the bigger picture”, Professor Carlos García Pont
Professor Carlos García Pont is a member of IESE’s Marketing Department. He holds an MBA from IESE and a PhD in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work centers on the importance of alliances in understanding competitive strategy, the organizational needs of market-oriented organizations in industrial markets, and subsidiary strategy in global corporations….