Adrián Caldart holds a B.Sc. in Accounting and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, an M.Sc. in Management and Economics from ESEADE (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and a Ph.D. in Management from IESE Business School.
Adrián has been a visiting professor at IESE since 2009. He is the director of the Business Policy Area, president of the Academic Council and professor of business policy at AESE Business School (Lisbon and Porto, Portugal). He is also a consultant in strategic planning. Before joining IESE and AESE, Adrián was an Associate Professor of strategic management at Warwick Business School (United Kingdom) from 2004 through 2009, where he is currently a Teaching Associate. He has also been a visiting professor at CEIBS, PAD, IAE, LBS (Nigeria), IEEM and ESCI-UPF, among others.
Before joining academia, Adrián was an executive in corporate finance and corporate planning at Grupo Perez Companc in Argentina from 1993 to 1999 and at Grupo Techint (1992).
Adrián coauthored the book “The Dynamics of Strategy: Mastering Landscapes of the Firm” (2009, Oxford University Press). His areas of professional interest include corporate-level strategy, international strategy and the agenda of the CEO. He has published academic and managerial articles on these topics in the Academy of Management Proceedings, European Management Journal, European Management Review, Management Research, Emergence: Complexity and Organization, Harvard Deusto Business Review, Harvard Business Review Latin America and IESE Insight. He has also contributed to several books and has written over 20 teaching case studies on competitive strategy, corporate-level strategy, strategic alliances and post-merger integration.