More than 20 different faculty from IE and Brown teach students in each cohort. A sample of our faculty follow.

Program Leadership


Executive Director of the IE Brown Executive MBA

Patricia Carnicero is the Executive Director of the IE Brown Executive MBA and a member of the Board of Trustees of the EMBAC Council, the Global Voice of the Executive MBA Industry. She has been working directly with the program since 2014. She loves the program’s unique combination of business and humanities. Patricia started her career in investment banking at institutions like Morgan Stanley, Schrodmore

Program Director, IE Brown Executive MBA
Director, The C.V. Starr Program in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations (BEO)

Brendan McNally is Program Director of the IE Brown Executive MBA program. He is also Director of Brown’s undergraduate concentration in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations (BEO). Brendan is a long-time Brown community member with a record of teaching and advising students, and managing programs in business and entrepreneurship. Brendan has been with Brown for over 15 years having servemore

Academic Director, IE Brown Executive MBA
Associate Professor of the Practice, School of Engineering
Director, Venture Capital Inclusion Lab
Joint Editor-in-Chief, Gender, Work & Organization

Our new Academic Director is Banu Ozkazanc-Pan, an accomplished academic and international expert on inclusive entrepreneurship and organizations. She comes to us from the College of Management, University of Massachusetts Boston. As an Associate Professor of Management, she worked closely with graduate students in analyzing organizational change initiatives and supported emerging diverse leaders acrosmore

Academic Director of the IE Brown Executive MBA program; Professor of Organizational Behavior

While she has the perspective of a psychologist, Cristina Simón believes that when teaching Human Capital and Talent Management to EMBA students, the subject must be closely related to the harder-edged side of business. “I try not to talk as a psychologist but to talk their own business language and bring the subject closer to the reality of corporate performance, although it’s fundamental to create awamore
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Faculty Members


Professor of Managerial Economics

Gayle Allard has been a professor of Managerial Economics for IE Business School since 2001. She studied at the University of California, Davis (Ph.D. in Economics), Johns Hopkins University (Master’s in International Affairs) and the Monterey Institute of International Studies (Spanish language and literature). Her research has centered on labor markets, in particular the position of youth and immigranmore

Eastman Professor of Political Economy, Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

Mark Blyth’s research has followed three general themes over the past two decades. The first is how economic and political institutions change, with special reference to the role of economic ideas in promoting such changes. The second is the analysis of economic and political agents deal with situations of complexity and uncertainty. The third is the political economy of finance and financial markets asmore

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Peter Bryant is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at IE Business School in Madrid. He began his academic career in Sydney 2007, after earning his Ph.D. in Management from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. During the preceding fifteen years, Peter worked as a manager in the airline, banking, consulting and venture capital industries, as well as at a software startup in Sydney, Australiamore

Professor of Operations & Supply Management

A very hands-on attitude towards business and industry is what distinguishes the philosophy of Ángel Díaz Matalobos, whether that’s applied to his teaching, writing or research. “I believe that in the business we have to be practical,” he says. “You need a conceptual framework, but this framework has to work in the real world.” Time spent working in industry and the private sector — including expemore

Associate Professor of Management Control

In addition to his collaboration with IE Business School as an Associate Professor of Management Control, Luis Fernandez-Revuelta has a Chair at the Universidad de Almería as a Management Accounting Full Professor. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Universidad de Sevilla (Apto Cum Laude). Apart from his position of Chair at the Universidad de Almería, Professor Fernández-Revuelta has more

Vice-Dean for Global and Executive MBA Programs, Professor of Marketing

Professor Gafo is the current Vice-Dean for Global and Executive MBA Programs at IE Business School. Prior to working full time at IE, he spent more than 15 years working at large multi-national corporations in marketing strategy, product management, and channel development. His broader areas of interest include international marketing, customer development and retention, and distribution strategies. more

Professor for Technology and Innovation Strategy

Over the course of a more than 18-year career dedicated to IT and security, Professor Juanes has held numerous roles of increasing responsibility at Ericsson. Currently, Professor Juanes is the head of IT for Ericsson’s RMED region. He leads a team of professionals who deliver IT support and solutions to more than 14,000 users in 26 countries. For the last year, he was also acting head of IT for EMEA. Pmore

Assistant Professor, Graduate School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, UMASS Boston

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School for Global Inclusion and Social Development at UMASS Boston. She earned her PhD in Sociology in 2016 from Brown University and holds additional degrees from the University of Chicago and Smith College. She is the recipient of two prestigious National Science Foundation grants, as well as grants from the Horowitz Foundation for Socmore

Professor of Competitive and Corporate Strategy

Whether it is how to encourage managers to act on climate change in their industry or the extent to which the financial markets drive companies to implement strategic change, Carl Joachim Kock is fascinated by cause and effect. In the case of the financial markets, Professor Kock believes the impact of stock prices on companies and industries is a field of management that few have studied. He finds thatmore

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, Brown University, USA
Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Lenore Manderson is Institute at Brown for Environment & Society (IBES) Visiting Distinguished Professor and Visiting Professor of Anthropology at Brown, and Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology in the School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a medical anthropologist and has contributed also to sociology, the social history of medicine and public health, more

Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Professor of Urban Studies, Professor of Italian Studies, Director of Urban Studies

Dietrich Neumann was born in Germany and studied architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London and the Technical University in Munich (Diploma 1982, Ph.D. History of Architecture 1988). He came to Brown University in 1989 as a visiting professor and joined the faculty in 1991. He has published widely on aspects of European and American architecture of the late 19th and emore

Professor of Philosophy, Chair of Philosophy

With a research focus on ethics, moral psychology and philosophy of mind, Prof. Reginster has been teaching 19th and 20th Century philosophy at Brown since 1994. The author of numerous articles and a book The Affirmation of Life (Harvard University Press, 2006) he is currently working on the issues of identity and social recognition, with an emphasis on recent psychological and psychoanalytical theory. more

Associate Professor of History

Seth Rockman is a specialist in nineteenth-century United States history, with a focus on the relationship of slavery and capitalism in American economic and social development. His 2009 book Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore won the Merle Curti Prize from the Organization of American Historians, the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, and the H.L. Mitchell Prize from tmore

Olive Watson Professor of Sociology and International Studies

Andrew Schrank received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 2000 and is currently the Olive C. Watson Professor of Sociology and International Studies at Brown University. He has previously held positions in political science and sociology at the University of New Mexico, Yale University, and the University of Miami. He has received grants and fellowships from the Ford Foundation, MacArthur Fomore

Howard R. Swearer Director of the Thomas J. Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Dean’s Professor of China Studies, Professor of Political Science

Edward Steinfeld is the Howard R. Swearer Director of the Thomas J. Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, professor in the Department of Political Science, and director of the China Initiative. Steinfeld received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University. In addition to a variety of academic articles, Steinfeld is the author of Playing Our Game: Why Chinamore

Professor of Financial Accounting

Despite the common belief that accounting practice is simply a mechanical application of a set of rules, Marco Trombetta believes that the only way to truly account for a transaction is first to understand its economics, and only then apply the accounting mechanics. It was this intuition that positioned the theoretical economist view of accounting as a way for companies to transform raw data into usefulmore

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

Jill Waymire Paine is an assistant professor of Organizational Behavior at IE Business School. Her research is in the area of organizational change, leadership, and motivation. In today’s business climate marked by constant change, Professor Paine studies how leaders motivate and galvanize followers during such times. More specifically, she studies how leaders can strengthen follower engagement and commmore
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