Luis Huete holds a Law Degree, an MBA from IESE Business School and a DBA from Boston University. He was a Fulbright Scholar and his PhD dissertation on commercial banks’ services strategy received the Decision Science Institute’s award for the best dissertation of the year.
Luis has been a professor at IESE Business School since 1982 and has lectured in Harvard Business School’s Achieving Breakthrough Service and Advanced Management programs. He worked as a researcher at Harvard Business School in a research project sponsored by Bell Communications. As a visiting lecturer, Luis has participated in advanced management programs at business schools such as ESE (Chile), IAE (Argentina), IPADE (Mexico), ISE (Brazil), PAD (Peru); Deusto Business SchooI, ISEM, San Telmo Business School and Basque Culinary Center (Spain); ESMT (Germany), Timoney Leadership Institute (Ireland), AESE (Portugal) and Skolkovo (Russia); Human Capital Leadership Institute (Singapore), Mudra Institute of Communications (India), Hamayesh Farazan (Iran) and Lagos Business School (Nigeria) among others. He has also lectured at the corporate universities of Omnicom (USA), Bupa and OMG (UK), ISS (Denmark), Telefónica (Spain), Intercorp (Peru), etc.
Luis is a frequent speaker at conferences and industry gatherings and has provided training and consulting services to more than 800 companies in 70 countries. His work focus on the redesign and alignment of leadership, strategy, structure, behavioral reinforcement systems and corporate culture. Typically, his work is done through the facilitation of offsite meetings with CEOs and their Management Committees.
Luis is Co-Founder of the Institute Governance and Society (Madrid) and Vice-Chancellor and Treasurer of the International Academy of Management. He also serves on the boards of companies such as Epikurean Resorts in Thailand and Altia and Solera Group in Spain. He also belongs to the Advisory Board of Adizes Graduate School (USA), Regent Leadership (UK), Porcel Hoteles, Cenador de Amós, and Lid Publishing (Spain). In addition, he is a patron of the Modern Art Foundation NMAC and the Real Dreams Foundation (Spain). He previously served on the boards of companies such as Six Senses Resorts & Spas (Thailand), Corporación Financiera Arco and PortAventura (Spain), etc.
He is the author of twelve management books, including “Servicios y Beneficios”, “Administración de Servicios” and “Clienting” and most recently “Liderar para el bien común” (2015), “50 Líderes que hicieron historia” (2017) and “Construye tu sueño 2.0” (2019).