Mr. Eric Weber

Academic

Professor of Accounting and Control

Professor Eric Weber is associate dean for IESE Business School, Director of IESE’s Centers in New York and Munich and responsible for the Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programs. He is a member of the Executive Committee of IESE, a member of IESE’s International Advisory Board, a member of IESE’s US Advisory Council, and a member of the Harvard Business School-IESE Advisory Committee. Previously, he was the associate dean for the MBA programs and later he was the associate dean for Executive Education and Executive MBA Programs, and the academic director for the Global Executive MBA program. He is a Board Member of the Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU. in representation of IESE Business School and also a member of the Consejo Asesor Regional of BBVA in Catalonia.

Dr. Weber earned his Ph.D. in Management (Accounting and Information Systems) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, and his MBA from IESE. He also holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Universidad Simón Bolivar in Venezuela.

A professor in the department of accounting and control, his main areas of interest are management and control systems as strategy implementation tools, advanced cost accounting systems (ABC, TOC, etc.), the impact formal accounting systems have on managerial decisionmaking, and the regulation of the auditing market.

Dr. Weber is also a visiting professor to the following business schools: Institute for Media and Entertainment in the United States; Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales (IAE) of the Universidad Austral in Argentina; Reykjavik University in Iceland; Lagos Business School in Nigeria; Strathmore Business School in Kenya; Nile University in Egypt; Escuela de Dirección de la Universidad de Piura in Peru; IPADE in Mexico, and IEEM in Uruguay.

He serves on several advisory boards (recently CriticalEye in the UK, Business Week Annual European Leadership Forum, 2006 and 2007), as well as several university advisory boards. He has been a member of the Research Policy Task Force of GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) in Virginia, USA, where he also served in 2001. He has also been on the GMAC – MBA Roundtable MBA Leadership Conference planning group in 2001 and 2002.

In addition to his academic activities, Professor Weber also consults in various companies across a broad range of industries and serves on several boards of directors. He also volunteers part of his time in public service activities, working with non-for profit organizations, mostly in education.