Antonio Dávila is director of IESE's Ph.D. program and professor of Entrepreneurship and Accounting and Control. He has held teaching and assistantship positions at the Universities of Stanford and...
Antonio Dávila is director of IESE's Ph.D. program and professor of Entrepreneurship and Accounting and Control. He has held teaching and assistantship positions at the Universities of Stanford and Harvard.
Prof. Dávila earned his Ph.D. from Harvard Business School and his MBA from IESE. His teaching and research interests focus on management systems in entrepreneurial firms, new product deve-lopment and innovation management, and performance measurement.
In 2005 he was awarded IESE's Research Excellency Award. He was also the winner of the Ramón y Cajal Scholarship awarded by the Spanish government (2004). Other prizes and awards he received include the Accounting Research Paper Award Carlos Cubillo Valverde (2003), the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association Best Dissertation Runner-Up Award (1999) and the McKinsey Best Paper Award from the Strategic Management Society (1998).
Prof. Dávila is co-author of Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It (2006) and Performance Measurement and Management Control Systems to Implement Strategy (2000) and has edited a third book, The Creative Enterprise (2007). He has also contributed several book chapters and published various research articles in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Accounting Organizations and Society, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research Policy, and Harvard Business Review.
Prof. Dávila is a prolific author of cases. He has developed teaching cases with companies such as Checkpoint, Logitech, Siebel Systems, CitiBank and Salesforce.com. Prof. Dávila is often invited to give presentations on accounting and control systems, and has done so at, among others, the AAA Management Accounting Section Meeting, the Management Accounting Conference, the Strategic Management Society Meeting, and the European Accounting Meeting.
He is a member of the editorial boards of Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Accounting Research and Advances in Management Accounting.