The Carrera al Universo and Mérito Professional Awards Ceremony

Since 1999, ITAM ‘s Alumni Association has bestowed the Carrera al Universo award to an alumnus with an exemplary 30-year professional career. The awardee receives a copy of Andres Peraza’s sculpture El Hombre Cósmico, symbolizing the highest of cosmic man’s ideals and melting pot.  The distinguished recipients of this award include Don Alberto Baillères, Felipe...

The European Union’s new global strategy in foreign policy

Dr. Stephan Sberro invited Amador Sanchez Rico, the European Union’s political adviser in Mexico, to give a talk about the European Security Strategy, created on December 12, 2003. At this event, it was mentioned that the very existence of the European Union is hanging by a thread, just when the world needs a strong union...

ITAM’s Seventieth Anniversary Celebration: Business Perspectives Seminar

As part of its seventieth anniversary celebrations, ITAM and its Alumni Association held the 2016 Business Perspectives Seminar, gathering renowned professionals in the automotive, entrepreneurial, entertainment, corporate, and academic sectors to discuss the challenges and expectations they face. Dr. Arturo Fernández, ITAM’s President, gave the opening remarks in Raùl Baillères Auditorium at ITAM’s Río Hondo...

Interview with Donald A. Norman

It is impossible to explain the significance of user-centered design, design thinking, the theory of human-computer interaction (HIC), and the professional fields of usability and user experience, without the academic contributions, vision, and leadership of Professor Donald A. Norman.

ITAM’s Seventieth Anniversary Ceremony

On November 1st, ITAM celebrated its seventieth anniversary with a ceremony attended by the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto; ITAM’s President of the Board of Directors, Mr. Alberto Baillères, and ITAM’s President, Dr. Arturo Fernández. The attendees  at the presidium included the Mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera; the Minister of Public Education, Aurelio...

Interview with Michael Siebel

Currently, Dr. Michael Siebel is a partner at Y-Combinator. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Socialcam and Justin.tv/Twitch.  Socialcam was acquired in August 2012 for $60M and Justin.tv/Twitch was acquired for $970 M in August 2014.

Chevening Scholarship Ceremony at the British Embassy

The Chevening Scholarship is made available to youth with proven leadership skills from 144 countries and territories by the British government to pursue their university studies in the United Kingdom. This scholarship is intended for future world leaders to grow academically and professionally, to provide a networking opportunity, to experience British culture and to build...

Interview with Silvano Espíndola

Silvano Espíndola is an alumnus, an academic, and a distinguished member of our institution. Since the beginning of his undergraduate studies in economics in 1965, he has been closely connected to ITAM.

Keynote Speech: “The Humanities and University”

In his keynote speech, Dr. Gabriel Vargas Lozano, distinguished professor from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, encouraged students to protect Mexico’s humanities programs. This was motivated by the government of Japan’s recent decision to force its universities to close all its humanities departments in order to meet the demands of technical professions. He stated the long- and...