Before becoming President, Athrun was a full Professor in business strategy, international business and competitiveness as well as a Senior Institute Associate of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard. At CLACDS, the Central American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development, he has led a team of professors and researchers working with private and public leaders to strengthen competitive clusters, to implement competitiveness agendas and in general to promote sustainable development. He has taught at INCAE’s masters and executive programs and is an author and co-author of articles, books and teaching cases in his areas of expertise. Prof. Condo holds a DBA from Harvard Business School; a MBA with High Honors from INCAE, where he is a “Distinguished Scholar” honored for leadership on top of academic excellence; and a BS in Electronic Engineering from ESPOL in Ecuador. Dr. Condo also works as an independent consultant in strategic planning and global strategy for firms and industry organizations in Latin America and Asia.
Karina is Strategic Development Director, with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions activity and strategy. He was previously Group Vice President and Senior Counsel of ABB Ltd, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Francois serves on the board of a few non-profit organizations in Canada and was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader 2009. He joined AMEC in 2008. AMEC is a UK-based engineering, project management and consulting firm. Projects and expertise include oil sands, diamond mines, off-shore oil drilling, nuclear reactors, hydro-electric and other large-scale infrastructure projects (i.e. South America’s first automated phone system). Has shifted strategy to focus on sustainability through four core areas: Workplace, Environment, Community, and Marketplace. Registered with the UNGC.
Maxwell the president and co-founder of the MBA Oath initiative to establish a Hippocratic oath for business school graduates. He is also the author, with Peter Escher, of the book The MBA Oath: Setting a Higher Standard for Business Leaders (Portfolio 2010). Max studied history at Princeton. He received his MPA and MBA with distinction from Harvard where he was a Catherine B. Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship and a George Family Foundation Fellow for Leadership. His work has taken him to McKinsey, Google, the Charlie Rose Show, and Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Max has written extensively and spoken to schools and organizations around the world about the oath and the need for principled leadership. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.