William Cardoza | INCAE

Biography

  • Ph.D. in Economics and Development from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris III
  • Post doctorates at the KSG - Harvard University and the Sloan School of Management - MIT
  • Visiting Scholar at DRCLA - Harvard University and Sloan School of Management - MIT

Guillermo Cardoza is a full-time professor (Full Professor) of Innovation and Change Management at INCAE Business School since 2013. He studied Master's degrees in Economics and Development, International Relations and Business Management at the University of La Sorbonne (Paris I and Paris III) and he has a degree in chemical engineering from the National University of Colombia. Professor Cardoza has been a research fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in innovation and competitiveness (1996-2000) and a post-doctoral student at the Sloan School of Management - MIT in System Dynamics. Likewise, he was a Visiting Scholar at DRCLA - Harvard University and the Sloan School of Management - MIT (2019).

Professor Cardoza has developed his career in teaching, research, academic institution management, and business consulting in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Author of books and numerous academic publications. Dr. Cardoza has advised several governments in the Region (Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and several Caribbean countries) and has worked as a teacher and consultant for various international organizations and multinational companies such as the IDB, UNESCO, Adidas, E&Y, Pfizer, P&G, Roche Pharma, Abbot, Grupo Santander, 3M, Nestlé, Cargill, Telefónica, Banesto, La Caixa, BUPA-Sanitas and Walmart.

During his tenure as Executive Director of the Latin American Academy of Sciences - ACAL (1987-1996), Professor Cardoza created and directed the Center for Science Studies. At IE Business School - Madrid, where he was linked as professor and director for thirteen years (2000-2012), he created the Euro-Latin American Center, responsible for the internationalization of the school in Latin America and for research on the internationalization of companies in emerging markets .

Profile

Data message

Country of origin:
Spain
Country of Residence:
Costa Rica
Office Tel .:
+506 2437-2062
E-mail: 
guillermo.cardoza@incae.edu
Postal address: 
Apdo. 960-4050 Alajuela, Costa Rica

Degrees

  • Doctor in Economics and Development, Université de la Sorbonne, Paris.
  • Postdocs at KSG- Harvard University and Sloan School of Management -MIT, Boston.
  • Masters in Economics and Development, International Relations and Business Management at the University of La Sorbonne (Paris I and Paris III), Paris.
  • Chemical Engineering, National University of Colombia, Bogotá.

Teaching areas

  • Organizational Change and Development
  • Competitiveness
  • International Business
  • Technology and Innovation

Courses

  • Innovation
  • Change management
  • Design Thinking
  • Creativity

Publications

Work experience

2019 visiting scholar, DRCLAS - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

2019 visiting scholar, MIT-Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.

2013-Pres.  Full Professor of Innovation and Change Management, INCAE Business School, Alajuela, Costa Rica.

1999-2012  Professor on Management of Innovation and Competitiveness in emerging economies, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.

2000  Co-founder of SUMAQ, Ibero-American Business School Network, Madrid, Spain.

1999-2009  Founder and Director, Euro-Latin America Center, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.

1999-2003  Member, IE Business School's Direction Committee, Madrid, Spain.

1988-1996   Founded and conducted research on public policies at the ACAL - Center for Information and Science Studies, Caracas Venezuela.

1987-1996  Managing Director, Latin American Academy of Sciences (ACAL), Caracas Venezuela.

1996-1999  Research Fellow in Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Development in Emerging Markets, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, BCSIA - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Cambridge, MA.

1997-1998  Postdoctoral training in Systems Dynamics, MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.

1991-1996 Professor of International Economics and Technological Development, Master in International Economics, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas Venezuela.

1993-1996  Researcher on technological innovation and economic growth, Latin America Center for Information and Science Studies (CIEC-ACAL), Caracas Venezuela.

1988-1992  Management Consulting, Marino Recio and Associates.- Caracas Venezuela.

1985-1994 Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III and Paris I, Paris, France.

  • Ph.D. in Economics and Development. Dissertation: Economic restructuring in Latin America: towards a new role in the global economy.
  • Master in Latin American Studies (DEA)
  • Master in International Relations (DESUP) 
  • Master in Management (DESS)

1981-1982 Process and Planning Engineer, 3M Colombia, Bogota Colombia. 1981 Laboratory Chief Engineer, IMA SA, Bogotá, Colombia.

1974-1981  Chemical Engineering, National University of Colombia, Bogota Colombia.

1988-pres. Advisor to governments of Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and several Caribbean countries).

1990-pres. Training and consulting for International Organizations and Multinational Corporations: IDB-Interamerican Development Bank, UNESCO -United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Orcyt, Cresalc), TWAS - The Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), ICSU / COSTED - International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU), Committee on Science and Technology for Developing Countries (COSTED), Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC), Adidas, E&Y, IBM, Pfizer, P&G, Roche Pharma, Abbot, Grupo Santander, 3M, Nestlé , Cargill, Telefónica, Banesto, La Caixa, BUPA-Sanitas and Walmart.

1990-Pres. Researcher and Guest Lecturer at several universities and international organizations:

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), MIT- Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, MA), Babson College (Waltham, MA), TWAS - Third World Academy of Sciences (Trieste), INASP (London), UNESCO (Paris), Association of Caribbean States (Port of Spain), Instituto Brasileiro de Informacion Cientifica y Tecnologica (Brasilia), Conselho Nacional de Pesquisas (Brasilia), Institut des Hautes Etudes de l'Amérique Latine, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III, Maison de l '' Amérique Latine (Paris), Central University of Venezuela (Caracas), Metropolitan University (Caracas), North University (Barranquilla), Procter and Gamble (Caracas), National University of Colombia (Bogota), University of the Asunción (Asunción) , Universidad de los Andes (Bogota), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte), SPAE-SPOL (Guayaquil).