Lead Partner, Future of Production - World Economic Forum - Partner & Member of the Board - A.T. Kearney
Mauricio Zuazua is a Partner with global management consultancy A.T. Kearney and Lead Partner in the World Economic Forum’s Future of Production system. He is passionate about technology and how it accelerates economic development. Currently dedicated to enabling public and private organizations leverage digital disruptions and succeed in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Mr. Zuazua gathers nearly two decades of experience advising business leaders and top public sector officials on topics encompassing strategic growth, innovation, diversification and capability development across 20 countries in the Americas, Asia, Middle East and Africa, and in multiple industries. Mr. Zuazua is currently based in UAE.
In the public sector, Mr. Zuazua has led the crafting and implementation of national development initiatives in emerging markets, including enhancing economic competitiveness through innovation, industrial stimulation and diversification, industrial clusters development, and building and enhancing institutions to effect national change.
In the private sector, Mr. Zuazua advises CXOs and leads the development, planning and implementation of future-proof strategies, organization transformation programs and merger integrations in asset-intensive industries including Aerospace and Defense, Logistics Infrastructure and other manufacturing. Further, he brings extensive experience in greenfield start-ups and mega-project structuring, planning, funding, business development and launch – in developing economies.
Recent publications include Country Readiness for the Future of Production, How Businesses can Win at Leapfrog, The Sunny Side of the Roboconomy and The Secret Sauce of Competitiveness. Mr. Zuazua is a frequent contributor in the press with mentions and appearances in the FT, CNBC, Gulf News, and The National to mention a few.
He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS Hons. in Civil Engineering from ITESM, Mexico.