María Fonseca Paredes
María Fonseca Paredes is Director of the Institute of Enterprising Families for Mexico and Latin America of the Tecnológico de Monterrey School of Business. Certified in family business consulting by the Business Families Foundation. Opinion leader in the country’s top media on topics related to Economic and Business Development, Family Businesses, Leadership and Innovation. Her scientific production includes several book chapters on these topics and popular articles in specialized journals. She has been a guest speaker and instructor at diverse national and international forums. She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto; two master’s degrees from Tecnológico de Monterrey, one in computer science and the other an MBA; and a B.Sc. in Computer Systems Engineering, also from Tecnológico de Monterrey. Apart from her career in academics and research, María Fonseca is a businesswomen and, for nearly four years, directed Fábrica de Escobas La Gitana, a family-run business founded in 1943 by her grandfather.