JOSÉ MARÍA VIEDMA MARTI is a Doctor of Industrial Engineering, a Graduate in Economics and Emeritus Professor at the U.P.C., Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. He is the president of “Intellectual Capital Management Systems” and the founding partner of “M & A Fusiones y Adquisiciones””. His current field of research and interest is focused on the strategic perspective of Knowledge Management, Intellectual Capital and knowledge Based-Development  and  he  has  consulted and developed management frameworks and  systems world-wide on those matters.