Hector is a Full Professor in Marketing at ESCP Business School in Madrid. A true global citizen, Hector has gathered a diverse range of experiences throughout his life. Being raised in Germany by his Spanish parents, his multi-cultural identity has been shaped from an early age. At the age of eighteen Hector embarked into the next phase of his life, expanding his professional and personal profile at a global level. Since then Hector has lived, worked and studied in various countries such as Spain, Germany, Japan, South Korea, United States and the United Kingdom. Over the last fifteen years his professional portfolio has grown in various roles in marketing, education and corporate strategy. During this time Hector has worked on projects for small to medium sized businesses as well as large international companies such as Pepsi or Ford.
Prior to his role at ESCP Business School, he was a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at The York Management School, UK. He received his PhD in Marketing from the Bradford University School of Management without corrections. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methods from the University of Bradford as well as an MBA and Bachelor of Science from California State University.
Hector is interested in interdisciplinary research that addresses phenomena on the self and consumption. Currently, his work spans areas such as cross-cultural consumer behavior, body image and consumption, and, in particular, human-robot/AI interactions.