Josu Ugarte is the former president of Mondragon International, the international unit of Mondragon Corporation, the world’s largest group of worker-owned cooperatives, with operations in Brazil, Chile, China, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan, the United States, and Vietnam. He is an expert in strategy, global competitiveness, management, and globalization of small and medium-sized enterprises. He is the author of Cómo salir de la crisis (2010) and España está en crisis. El mundo no (2013). He holds a degree in economics from the Basque Country University.