Ángel Cabrera is president of the Georgia Institute of Technology, one of the top public universities in the U.S. and a leading technological university worldwide. Before joining Georgia Tech in 2019, he was president of George Mason University, the largest and fastest-growing public university in Virginia. He was also President of Thunderbird School of Global Management (now part of Arizona State University) and Dean of IE Business School in Madrid.
Cabrera graduated in Telecommunications Engineering (BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering) from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and obtained his MS and PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Georgia Tech, which he attended as a Fulbright Scholar.
Cabrera serves on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, National Geographic Society, the Bankinter Foundation of Innovation, and Inovio, a publicly traded biotechnology company.
Cabrera's research in organizational behavior has been cited thousands of times. At Thunderbird, he established the world's first Business Oath of Honor at a business school and, in collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact, led the creation of the Principles for Responsible Management Education, currently endorsed by hundreds of business schools around the world. He is also co-founder of the University Global Coalition, an effort to align global higher education with the Sustainable Development Goals.