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 (School of Professional & Executive Development), Spain. He is 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.