Professor of Entrepreneurship and Negotiation Teaching Unit

• Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering Management), Stanford University
• Master of Business Administration, ESADE
• Degree in Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politécnica de Cataluña
• ISP, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University

Juan Roure is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Negotiation. During ten years has been a member of IESE’s International Advisory Board (IAB). He has been Visiting Professor at Stanford University, INSEAD, Harvard Business School and CEIBS (China).

His areas of interest include:

Strategies for Growth and New Businesses. He has developed a large number of strategic reflection workshops with the management teams of leading companies, helping them create strategies and plans to unlock their entrepreneurial potential. Notable organizations he has worked with include CaixaBank, REPSOL, Gas Natural Fenosa, Telefónica, DEUSTCHE BANK, BANCO SANTANDER, TECHINT, C.H. WERFEN, SAR, DISA, PANREAC, MEMORA and AIRBUS MILITARY. He has launched and directs the Corporate Venturing Forums at IESE.

Private Equity. He has acted as a consultant and participated in several fundraising and sales transactions. He has also launched and directs the Forum of Private Investors and Representatives of Family Offices of IESE. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Vallis Capital Partner and has served on the European Advisory Committee of The Carlyle Group.

Launching and Revitalizing Boards of Directors and Family Boards. He is the coauthor of the Guide to Good Governance in Family-Run Companies, edited by the Instituto de Empresa Familiar. He has led workshops to increase the efficiency of boards of directors and family boards with the Association of Family Businesses from Catalonia, Madrid and Andorra, and with the World Bank in several countries of Central America. He is a member of several boards of directors and advisory committees.

The Family Office and Its Development. He is developing a series of cases and projects on the transformation of the family business into the family in business. This involves structuring the governing bodies and family agreements or protocols, the asset allocation strategy and the development of the Family Office. He is co-author of the international study on key factors in the creation and development of Family Offices in which more than 100 families have participated. He is an advisor or member of the Board of several Family Offices.

Areas of interest

* Innovation, entrepreneurship and new ventures
* Family governance and venturing
* Growth management and ownership strategy
* Negotiation and deal making


Journal Articles (refereed)

ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L., WELSH, D., ROSPLOCK, K. (2013). Toward a Conceptual Model of the Role of Entrepreneurship in the Family Office. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 18 (4), 42 - 63.
WELSH, D., MEMILI, E., ROSPLOCK, K., ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L. (2013). Perceptions of Entrepreneurship across Generations in Family Offices. A Stewardship Theory Perspective. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 4 (3), 212 - 226. doi:10.1016/j.jfbs.2013.07.003.
AERNOUDT, R., SAN JOSÉ, A., ROURE, J. (2007). Executive Forum: Public Support for the Business Angel Market in Europe. A Critical Review. Venture Capital, 9 (1), 71 - 84. doi:10.1080/13691060600996723.
SAN JOSÉ, A., ROURE, J., AERNOUDT, R. (2005). Business Angel Academies: Unleashing the potential for Business Angel investment. Venture Capital, 7 (2), 149 - 165. doi:10.1080/13691060500063392.
ROURE, J., ÁLVAREZ ALVAREZ, J. L., GARCÍA PONT, C., NUENO, J. L. (1993). Managing internationally: International dimensions of the managerial task. European Management Journal, 11 (4), 485 - 492. doi:10.1016/0263-2373(93)90013-8.
ROURE, J., KEELEY, R. (1990). Management, strategy, and industry structure as influences on the success of new firms: A structural model. Management Science, 36 (10), 1256 - 1267. doi:10.1287/mnsc.36.10.1256.
ROURE, J., KEELEY, R. (1990). Predictors of success in new technology based ventures. Journal of Business Venturing, 5 (4), 201 - 220. doi:10.1016/0883-9026(90)90017-N.
ROURE, J., MAIDIQUE M. A. (1986). Linking prefunding factors and high-technology venture success: An exploratory study. Journal of Business Venturing, 1 (3), 295 - 306. doi:10.1016/0883-9026(86)90006-6.

Working Papers

ROURE, J., ÁLVAREZ ALVAREZ, J. L., GARCÍA PONT, C., NUENO, J. L. (1993). Managing internationally: The international dimensions of the managerial task (DI-258-E).
ROURE, J., ÁLVAREZ ALVAREZ, J. L., GARCÍA PONT, C., NUENO, J. L. (1993). Managing internationally: The international dimensions of the managerial task (Abridged version) (DI-254-E).
GOTO M.,, YOSHIMURA, K., KEELEY, R., ROURE, J. (1991). Entrepreneurship is risky! Should it also be costly? (DI-211-E).
KEELEY, R., ROURE, J., GOTO M., YOSHIMURA, K. (1990). An international comparison of new ventures (DI-189-E).
KEELEY, R., ROURE, J. (1990). The management team: A key element in technological start-ups (DI-190-E).

Articles in other publications

ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L. (2014). Paths to Keep Wealth in Family Hands. Family Offices' Entrepreneurial Role. IESE Insight (22), pp. 57 - 63.
ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L. (2014). El camino de la familia empresaria a la family office. Todo un proyecto empresarial. IESE Insight (22), pp. 56 - 63.
ROURE, J. (2013). Claves para fortalecer la empresa. Cataluña Económica (517), pp. 58 - 59.
ROURE, J. (2009). Entrepreneurship: Four Big Questions. New Challenges. Alumni Magazine (115), pp. 28 - 30.
ROURE, J. (2009). Cuatro reflexiones en torno al emprendedor. Nuevos retos. Revista de Antiguos Alumnos (115), pp. 36 - 38.


AMAT SALAS, J. M., MARTÍNEZ, J., ROURE, J. (2008). Transformarse o desaparecer. estrategias de la empresa familiar para competir en el siglo XXI. Barcelona: Ediciones Deusto.
ROURE, J., RODRÍGUEZ BADAL, M. Á. (1999). Aprendiendo de los mejores. El modelo EFQM y el proceso de autodiagnóstico en la práctica. Barcelona: Gestión 2000.
RODRÍGUEZ BADAL, M. Á., ROURE, J., MOÑINO, M. (1997). La gestión por procesos. Barcelona: Ediciones Folio.
ROURE, J. (1997). Negociación: Resolución de problemas y creación de valor. Barcelona: Ediciones Folio.

Book Chapters

ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L. (2016). El legado emprendedor en la Familia Empresaria. El papel de la Family Office. En Marcelo Paladino, Lucio Traverso, Paula Caputo (Eds.), De la Empresa Familiar a la Familia Empresaria: Un itinerario para la trascendencia (pp. 373 - 427). Argentina: LID Editorial Empresarial.
ROURE, J., SAN JOSÉ, A. (2006). IESE's Univesity based model: Educating and organizing angel investors. In Elizabeth F. O'Halloran, Peter L Rodriguez, Felipe Vergara. (Eds.), Latin American angel investing (pp. 219 - 229).
ROURE, J., PALADINO M. (2000). Siderca: Expansión internacional. En Fundación COTEC (Ed.), Casos Iberoamericanos de innovación y operaciones (pp. 193 - 209). Madrid: COTEC.
ROURE, J. (2000). La pequeña y mediana empresa en Europa. Anuario de los temas y sus protagonistas 1999 (pp. 392 - 415). Barcelona: Planeta-De Agostini.
ROURE, J. (1997). Hacia la calidad de la gestión. En J. Ribera Segura, M.A. Rodríguez-Badal, Juan B. Roure Alomar (Eds.), Calidad: definirla, medirla y gestionarla. Barcelona: Ediciones Folio.


ROURE, J., DE SAN JOSÉ RIESTRA, A. (2019). Business Angels 2019 Report - Spain. Investing in startups activity and trends.
ROURE, J., DE SAN JOSÉ RIESTRA, A. (2019). Informe Business Angels 2019. La inversión en startups: actividad y tendencias.
ROURE, J., DE SAN JOSÉ RIESTRA, A. (2018). Informe Business Angels 2018. La inversión en startups: actividad y tendencias.
ROURE, J., DE SAN JOSÉ RIESTRA, A. (2017). Informe Business Angels AEBAN 2017.
ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L. (2016). El papel de Fond-ICO Global como fondo de fondos público en el mercado de capital privado español. Fundamentos, actividad reciente y alcance.


ROURE, J., SEGURADO, J. L. (2019). The Barceló Group: Entrepreneurial Spirit and Corporate Governance. IESE, E-206-E.
ROURE, J., CASTELLTORT, A. (2015). BuyVIP. Preparing and Assessing Exit Options. IESE, E-177-E.
ROURE, J., CASTELLTORT, A. (2015). BuyVIP. Preparando y evaluando opciones de salida. IESE, E-177.
ROURE, J., DE SAN JOSÉ RIESTRA, A. (2015). Padeinvest. IESE, E-176-E.
ROURE, J., DE SAN JOSÉ RIESTRA, A. (2015). Padeinvest. IESE, E-176.

Technical Notes

CASTELLTORT, A., ROURE, J. (2016). Emprendiendo en la era lean: ¿Por qué nos adentramos en ella? IESE, EN-20.
SEGURADO, J. L., ROURE, J. (2009). Negotiating a Venture Capital Deal (II): Structuring the Agreement and Contractual Instruments. IESE, EN-11-E.
SEGURADO, J. L., ROURE, J. (2009). Negotiating a Venture Capital Deal III: Structuring a Buy-Out. IESE, EN-12-E.
SEGURADO, J. L., ROURE, J. (2008). Consejo de administración en la empresa familiar: mapa de gobierno y "hoja de ruta". IESE, EN-14.
SEGURADO, J. L., ROURE, J. (2008). Governance in the Family Business: Map of Governance and "Roadmap". IESE, EN-14-E.