Julio de Castro

Julio O. de Castro is a professor and Chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship at IE Business School in Madrid. Prior to that, he was the Lewis family distinguished professor of Global Management and professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College, Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship Management at Instituto de Empresa and associate professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Professor de Castro teaches in the areas of strategy and entrepreneurship. His research examines entrepreneurial and cross-cultural aspects of firm management and strategy. In particular, it examines the characteristics of the process of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial failure and exits, the nature of entrepreneurship among women and Hispanics, and the nature of the entrepreneurial process in micro-enterprises.