Javier
Hernández

Lecturer of Entrepreneurship

• Executive MBA, IESE Business School
• PhD in Engineering, Tecnun, University of Navarra
• Ingeniero Electrónica y Automática Industrial, Tecnun, University of Navarra

Javier is lecturer in the Entrepreneurship Department. As business leader with over 25 years of experience, Javier is passionate about helping companies to handle all those challenges ahead towards a sustainable growth. From the early steps of a new start-up (being founder of several, with successful exits for some of them) up to big, listed companies, Javier has been always playing a role as strategic thinker for achieving the best high-performing results, leveraging as much as possible the resources in place and those to come, and managing cross-functional teams for common corporate goals.

Javier holds a PhD in Engineering from University of Navarra, an Executive MBA from IESE business School and recently completed an Executive Program on Merger and Acquisitions (M&A) from Harvard Business School.

Javier works as Director of Business development and M&A for Littelfuse Inc. (Nasdaq:LFUS), a company that indirectly acquired one of his startups, focused on semiconductors. Earlier, he managed/founded several tech-based initiatives, some of them running today as stand-alone companies.

Javier also gathers wide additional experience as independent Director in some Board of Directors (BOD), Advisory Boards and Consulting Committees, where helps the companies with a longer-term strategic vision on the business.

His areas of interest are tech Start-up, strategic scale-ups and acquisitions.

Areas of interest

* Tech Start-up
* Strategic scale-ups
* Mergers & Acquisitions