Hello everyone and welcome to the IMBA Blog. The purpose of this blog is to keep you informed about what is happening around IE with the International MBA program, the experience of living in Madrid, our upcoming events and latest news on campus, and much more. You will also gain insights from current students and alumni who share their learning from their day to day experiences.

IMBA Success Stories: Interview with Leticia Mendonça Account Executive Enterprise at LinkedIn

Meet Leticia Mendonça Costa, account executive Enterprise at LinkedIn and part of the IMBA alumni.  After seven years, working and studying abroad, Leticia returned to Brazil and is currently working at LinkedIn. Her main role is to support large companies to implement modern sales techniques and use Social Selling to achieve higher productivity levels and…

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IE Alumni revolutionize the food industry around the world

The food industry opens the doors to IE Alumni who are disrupting the sector. From traditional Italian Trattorias to worldwide food delivery services, IE Alumni are revolutionizing the way we experience the food industry with innovative ventures across the world. Every day at lunch time students, professors, Madrid locals, hipsters, executives and health-food junkies flock to…

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IMBA Success Stories: Interview with Nnamdi Ehirim author of the novel ” Prince of Monkeys”

Nnamdi Ehirim is part of our IMBA 2018 intake alumni. He is the co-founder of a clean energy start-up and has vast experience as an Investment Professional and as an Entrepreneur. He is passionate about creating viable business solutions in emerging markets.  Nnamdi, recently wrote his first novel called “The Prince of Monkeys,” and his…

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Women lead the top graduate chart for the IMBA July 2019 graduation

Three women take top honors at the July 2019 IMBA graduation, pointing to a trend toward gender balance in the classroom. For the first time ever, the three top graduates of IE Business School’s International MBA program were women. Krystyna Liakh, Yuki Micha Djaja and Mirte Van Loenen placed in the top three slots of the July 2019 IMBA graduation, pointing toward…

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IMBA Success Stories: Interview with Ken Ijichi, Associate Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Ken Ijichi is an MBA candidate for IMBA 2018 with six years of experience in developing and managing renewable & base-load power assets in Latin America as an investor/operator. He is a specialist in Project Finance deals. Ken is passionate about creating economic and social impact that benefits not only project stakeholders, but also the…

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Culture of Inclusion at IE

By: Rebecca Taylor (Current Fellow of the IE Women Initiative) Culture is a buzzword that is seen everywhere in the business world presently, and with good reason. The culture of a company or educational institution will define a person’s experience and have a significant impact on either success or disappointment. Paula Robles, Executive director of…

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