Pedro Carreón
"Each person in our lives represents an opportunity to build a better version of ourselves".

Pedro Carreón is a global business professional with a trajectory which combines public, private and non-profit institutions, leading him to a unique understanding of business and a 360 degree perspective of the world in which they operate, facilitating leaders and organizations to prosper in an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Over the course of his professional life, he has supported multiple national and international investment projects here in Mexico though Tecnológico de Monterrey. He has collaborated as a consultant with the Center for Family Businesses, the Entrepreneurship Institute and the Best Mexican Company Awards which are presented in partnership with Deloitte and Banamex.

His teaching and research activity are concentrated in the field of international business and entrepreneurship. His most recent works encompass the creation of new businesses and growth aspirations of Mexican entrepreneurs based on data primarily from the GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor). 

As a consequence of the above, his article entitled “The entrepreneurial capacity of Mexican states, a resource-based view” was recognised as the best paper of the entrepreneurship section of the XVI International Congress of Administrative Sciences (ACACIA) and was published in the journal Ciencias Administrativas, Teoría y Praxis. A second article “Growth aspirations in opportunity-driven entrepreneurship” was published in the report of the UNAM’s XX Congreso Internacional de Contaduría, Administración e Informática. 

His academic training is complemented by his participation in continuous development programs in universities, international organizations, government agencies, international associations, research centers and private business.

Dr. Carreón is currently Director of the MBA program at EGADE Business School, Guadalajara office. 

    • Ph.D. in Administrative Sciences
      EGADE Business School
    • Diploma of Advanced Studies in Business Organization
      Universidad Autonóma de Barcelona
    • Master of Research in the Economics of the Enterprise
      Universidad Autonóma de Barcelona
    • Master in International Studies
      Tecnológico de Monterrey
  1. Carreón-Gutiérrez, J.P.; Saiz-Álvarez, J.M. Product Newness, Low Competition, Recent Technology, and Export Orientation as Predictors for Entrepreneurial Growth Aspirations. Sustainability 2019, 11, 5818.
  2. Carreón-Gutiérrez, J.P.; Saiz-Álvarez, J.M. Opportunity Motivation and Growth Aspirations of Mexican Entrepreneurs: The Moderating Role of the Household Income. Sustainability 2019, 11, 6288.

Working Papers

  1. "The Internationalization of the Mexican family business", 2009
  2. "Tecnologico de Monterrey as Entrepreneurial University", 2009
  3. "The deployment of international economic development strategies by local governments," 2008
  4. "The business climate measuring systems in Mexico", 2008
  5. "Scientific research on Entrepreneurship", 2008
  6. "The phenomenon of non-central governments internationally active." Protocol Magazine, 2007
  7. "International relations as a development strategy: the case of Coahuila", Dissertation for the Master in International Studies, ITESM, 2007
  8. "Border Governor's diplomacy in the United States - Mexico relationship", 2006
  9. "Border Infrastructure Development: how the US and Mexico Respond to people needs", 2006
  10. "The economic performance of Uruguay in the nineties", 2005
  11. "Formulation of a strategic accountability system for FOMEC, A.C. (La Laguna Economic Development)", 2005