José Ocáriz has a PhD in Naval Engineering and is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Accounting and Control. He joined IESE in 1963 as the assistant to the dean and in the Production Department. He has held different positions at IESE throughout his career, such as the Director of Scientific Personnel, a delegate on the Madrid board, the Director of the MBA Program and the first Director of the Executive MBA Program started in Madrid in 1982.
Professor Ocáriz collaborated directly on the creation of IPADE business school in Mexico (associate school of IESE) and has taught classes at business schools in Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador and Côte d’Ivoire, among others. He was also the Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences at the Universitat International de Catalunya (UIC).
José Ocáriz is the author of the books El trabajo: Activo de la empresa (Eunsa, 1972) and Historia sencilla del pensamiento político (Ediciones Rialp, 1987), as well as several cases, technical notes and research documents.