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Ángel Cabrera is president of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, a position he has held since July 2012. Before that, Cabrera led two internationally renowned business schools: Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona and IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. As a business educator, he played a key role in advancing professional ethics and corporate social responsibility. As a senior advisor to the United Nations Global Compact, Cabrera led the creation of “The Principles for Responsible Management Education,” which has been adopted by more than 500 business schools around the world. In partnership with the World Economic Forum and leading Harvard Business School faculty, he co-founded The Oath Project, an international initiative to establish a code of conduct for business leaders. In 2004, BusinessWeek named Cabrera one of 25 “Stars of Europe,” and in 2011 the Financial Times recognized him as one of the top 20 business school leaders in the world. A native of Spain, Cabrera holds BS and MS degrees in engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He earned MS and PhD degrees in psychology and cognitive science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, which he attended as a Fulbright Scholar.