Alejandro Ruelas-Gossi

Alejandro Ruelas-Gossi is Professor of Strategy and Director of Adolfo Ibañez School of Management - UAI MIami Campus

He has written several articles for Harvard Business School Publishing with a worldwide impact, which have been cited extensively and reprinted in several languages. The Financial Times has also singled out and published his articles in the specialized section: MASTERING SERIES.

The articles published in the Harvard Business Review (Latin America) have been considered by the magazine as the most influential and cited in the history of the HBR (Latin America). His article “The Big T Paradigm” in particular, was selected as the one with the greatest impact on Latin America in the past 5 years.

Global Professor of Strategy and/or lecturer in business schools, around the world: University of California San Diego (USA), Rotterdam School of Management (The Netherlands), Said Business School, Oxford University (UK), Deusto Business School (Spain), IESE (Spain), INSEAD (France), Kwansei Gakuin (Japan).

TIME subsidiaries – in his edition of December 2005, stood out Dr. Ruelas-Gossi’s together with Porter’s, Drucker’s, Prahalad’s, Hamel’s and Christensen’s contributions as the most influential in the field of business strategy. And in 2007, his article published in November 2006 in HBR: Strategy Orchestration, was selected as the most recommended article.

In June 2007, Harvard Business Review and the World Economic Forum, invited him with other 20 authors to define the list of “breakthrough ideas for 2008”.

Consultant and speaker with some of the Fortune 500, such as SONY, MOTOROLA, MICROSOFT, BRISTOL-MYERS, IBM, PHILIPS, CATERPILLAR, CEMEX, BAXTER, Ernst& Young, AON, TECHINT, ATT, ABBOTT.

Before joining the academic world, he was senior executive with CEMEX, and John Deere.

He just spent 2 years in Spain, as the designer and Managing Director of the think-tank ORKESTRA – The Basque Institute of Competitiveness, in the Basque Country- Spain.

Education
Ph.D.Strategy and Complexity Theory from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S. Management of Technology from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT
B.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Systems Dynamics, ITESM

Interests
Strategy and Innovation