Vice-Rector for Economic Policy
José Ignacio López is professor of Business Organisation in the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, where he was Vice-Dean of Economic Affairs and Academic Organisation. He took a degree and a doctor's degree in Economics and Business Studies (Business Management and Strategy) at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), and has been a University Professor since 1989. He is currently Director of the Research Group on Production and Information and Communication Technologies (GIPTIC) of the UCM and holds the Diploma of Teaching Excellence (DOCENTIA-UCM).
He has been a member of the Faculty and Director of the Department of Business Organisation of the UCM; External Examiner of the University of Wales; Visiting Research Scholar at The Robert Emment McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University; and Director of the UCM-Orange Foundation Chair for the Development of the Information Society. He has participated in more than 20 competitive Research projects, nine Research Chairs, and has directed nine Doctoral Theses. He has more than 65 publications in academic journals (Research Policy, Telecommunications Policy, Technovation, Small Business Economics, ...). His current lines of research are Business Management; Operations Management; ICT; BigData; Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. www.ucm.es/jilopez/