Marina Tirado is a lifelong learner who is passionate about creating a positive impact on people´s lives through education. She is a global citizen who grew up in Spain, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Japan, and USA and has worked in more than 50 countries worldwide. For the past 18 years she has successfully lead diverse challenging and exciting transformational projects in higher education institutions.
In her current position as Executive Director for Executive Education at IE Business School she helps professionals, organizations and industries grow to their full potential and seize all the opportunities that this exciting new technological era has to offer.
She is also a professor at IE University where she teaches positive and purpose-driven leadership, human development and future of work skills. Her research interests are in the fields of leadership, emotional intelligence, learning, and cognitive and behavioral development.