Arturo Condo

Arturo Condo
  • President
    INCAE Business School

President of INCAE, a leading business school and think-tank in Latin America, professor, researcher, author, innovator, devoted husband and father. Ecuadorian by birth, Latin American by heart, Dr. Arturo Condo serves as President of INCAE Business School since 2007, where he has led a team of professors and researchers to create and launch new versions of the school’s MBA and Executive MBA programs. From INCAE, Dr. Condo and his team work with private and public leaders to strengthen competitive clusters and promote sustainable development. He is a founding member of the Central American Private Sector Initiative (CAPSI), a group of regional leaders focused on improving the lives of Central Americans through regional action. He has taught at the school’s MBA and executive programs and is an author and co-author of over a dozen articles, books and teaching cases in business strategy, international business, competitiveness and sustainable development. He has a Doctorate from Harvard Business School in business strategy and competitiveness and was recognized as a “Distinguished Scholar” in his MBA at INCAE. Dr. Condo serves as Senior Institute Associate of Harvard’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. He has also worked as an independent consultant in strategic planning and global strategy for firms and industry organizations in Latin America and Asia. In 2006, he graduated from the inaugural class of the Central American Leadership Initiative (CALI), an Aspen Institute Fellowship. In 2008, the World Economic Forum (WEF) recognized him as a Young Global Leader (YGL), an honor bestowed to “recognize and acknowledge the most extraordinary leaders of the world under the age of 40”. As part of the YGL community and a founder and member of the Advisory Board of Global Business Oath Project, Dr. Condo became a key supporter for the creation of INCAE’s MBA Oath Club in 2011, which seeks to create awareness in the minds of INCAE students and graduates about the importance of personal ethics and sustainability values in the business world. His work also focuses on gender equality, as the co-leader of INCAE’s Center for Women’s Leadership. Dr. Condo is passionate about higher education and Latin America’s increasing role in the world. He is a strong believer in the power of youth to change the world. He is the Founding Curator of the San Jose Hub of the Global Shapers Community, part of the World Economic Forum. He lives in Costa Rica, is married and has three children.