Adrián Caldart is B.Sc. in Accounting and B.Sc. in Business Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, M.Sc. in Management and Economics from ESEADE (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Ph.D. in Management from IESE Business School.
Adrián is the Director of the Strategic Management Area, President of the Academic Council and Professor of Strategic Management at AESE Business School (Lisbon and Porto, Portugal). He is Senior Lecturer of Strategic Management and researcher on the internationalization of the food sector at IESE Business School (Barcelona, Madrid, São Paulo, New York, Munich). Before joining AESE and IESE, Adrián was an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School (Coventry, United Kingdom) from 2004 through 2009. He has also been Visiting Professor at CEIBS (Accra, Ghana), PAD (Lima, Perú), IAE (Pilar, Argentina), LBS (Lagos, Nigeria), IEEM (Montevideo, Uruguay), ASM (Luanda, Angola) and ESCI-UPF (Barcelona, Spain), among others. He has worked as a consultant in Strategic Management and Organization in the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal and Argentina.
Before joining Academia, Adrián was an executive in Corporate Finance (Energy Derivatives Trading and Strategy, Capital Markets, Money Markets) and Corporate Planning (Strategic Planning, Management Control and M&As) at Grupo Perez Companc in Argentina between 1993 and 1999 and at Grupo Techint (1992).
Adrián co-authored 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 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 also contributed to several books and wrote over 20 teaching case studies in Competitive Strategy, Corporate-level Strategy, International Strategy, Strategic Alliances and Post-merger integration.