Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) by the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS), Jacob Saldivar is the director of the Master in Business Analytics and the Graduate Degree in Digital Strategy. He is also a member of the Group of Strategic Research Focused on Finance and Economics, at EGADE Business School.
His outstanding career and global vision are based on his extensive academic background. He studied Mechatronic Engineering and graduated from the Master of Science in Quality Systems and Productivity, specialized in Optimization at Tecnológico de Monterrey. Also holds a Master in International Finance and a Data Analytics specialty from prestigious global institutions such as the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts (IEAF-FEF, Madrid) and the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Administration at EGADE Business School, which reflects his everlasting passion for knowledge and research.
On a corporate level, Jacob has worked for Auric Consulting, Ternium, FEMSA Comercio (OXXO), MSCI, Afore InverCap and Púrpura Analytics, mostly in portfolio and risk management, strategic planning, data analytics, financial analysis and decision making. His areas of expertise also comprises other topics such as investment and operations management, valuation of derivative instruments, corporate sustainability and business analytics.
His research, articles and fields of interest are also focused on financial programming and modeling, data science, financial markets and corporate social responsibility.