Professor of Management
PhD, Baylor College
Christian Seelos is the Director of the IESE Platform for Strategy and Sustainability and a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic Management Department at IESE Business School. Currently, Christian is a visiting scholar at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) at Stanford University. He teaches MBA and executive courses in International Business, Global Strategic Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Strategy and Sustainability. Christian researches emerging topics at the interface between organizational strategy and global sustainability. This includes novel approaches to social innovation and new business models around poverty, climate change and water stress. His recent research on innovative corporate strategies in emerging markets was recognized by the Strategic Management Society (Best Paper Award for Practice Implications, 2007) and also won him the Gold Price, 2008 of the highly contested IFC-FT essay competition on private sector development. He published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals in the natural- and social sciences.