Santiago Íñiguez de Onzoño is the Executive President of IE University. He holds a Degree in Law, a Ph.D. in Moral Philosophy and Jurisprudence (Complutense University, Spain) and an MBA from IE Business School. He was a Recognized Student at the University of Oxford, UK.
Íñiguez has worked as a management consultant and has played an active role in the field of quality control and development of management education in Europe. He serves as chair of the board of directors of AACSB International (AACSB). He is the first chairman in the organization’s 100 year history who is from a non US-based institution. Íñiguez also serves on the boards of Renmin University Business School (China), CENTRUM (Universidad Católica, Perú), Antai Business School (Jiao Tong University, China), Mazars University (France), the Russian Presidential Academy-RANEPA (Russia), and FGV-EASP Fundaçao Getulio Vargas (Brazil). He was portrayed by the Financial Times as “one of the most significant figures in promoting European business schools internationally”.
Íñiguez is also President of the IE Fund in the US and the Vice-Chairman of FT-IE Corporate Learning Alliance, a global joint venture offering custom education for companies.
Íñiguez is Professor of Strategic Management at IE Business School. His most recent book, “The Learning Curve: How Business Schools Are Reinventing Education” focuses on the transformations of business education. He is co-editor of www.deanstalk.net, a blog focused on management education issues. Íñiguez is a regular speaker at international conferences, he is a LinkedIn Influencer, and frequently contributes in different journals and media on higher education and executive development.