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Alcázar Martín, José Carlos


+34 91 448 08 92




C/ Leonardo Prieto Castro, 2


28040, Madrid


José Carlos is Operations Management Professor at CUNEF. He has been M&A investment banker at the Financial Institutions Group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, at Morgan Stanley and Santander having worked in New York, London, Milan and Madrid. He has advised banks and other financial institutions in M&A transactions in the USA and Europe. He started his career in M&A advising some of the largest energy, infrastructure and consumer & retail companies in the world. He is currently founder, investor and advisor in companies and startups in the sectors of Fintech, Education and Technology.

José Carlos attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he earned an MBA (1stY Honors), and Harvard University where he graduated with a Master in Public Administration. He holds a BS in Business Administration from CUNEF. He completed his undergraduate studies summa cum laude being the valedictorian.

He has been awarded the Caja Madrid Foundation and Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard scholarships. He has published opinion articles on political economy in Oxford and London School of Economics. He speaks English, Spanish, Italian and German.

Formación Académica

  • Harvard University – Master in Public Administration (MPA, Economics and Political Economy). Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania– Master in Business Administration (MBA) (Double majored in Finance and Entrepreneurship ) (1stY Honors)
  • CUNEF – Business Administration (Double majored in Financial Management and Auditing) Valedictorian
  • PhD candidate – Economics and Innovation Management - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (DEGIN)
  • Foundation Caja Madrid Scholar (now Fundación Montemadrid)
  • Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard Scholar

Áreas de Interés

  • Operations and Innovation Management
  • New Business Models
  • Corporate Finance
  • Political Economy and Economic Development

Trayectoria Profesional

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch (New York, London)
  • Morgan Stanley (London)
  • Santander Investment (London, Milan, Madrid)

Publicaciones Destacadas

  • "Rompiendo barreras y abriendo nuevos espacios: la innovación abierta en la economía digital" Innovación, capital intelectual y desarrollo económico. Ediciones UAM (2018), José Guimón de Ros, José Carlos Alcázar, Daniel Curto Millet.
  • "The European Dilemma: The Monetary Union and the Road Ahead", (joint with Manuel Muñiz), Politics in Spires (Oxford Graduate Blogging Prize), also published in London School of Economics – EUROPP - 2012
  • “Internet Based Services Cluster in Silicon Valley” Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC). Professor Michael Porter. Institute for Strategy & Competitiveness at Harvard Business School - 2011