Dr Alexander  Grous

Dr Alexander Grous

Academic associate

LSE Consulting

+44 (0)77 7047 0598
Key Expertise
aerospace, e-commerce, franchising, information systems, internet, software

About me

Dr Grous is attached to the Department of Media and Communications, as a lecturer, tutor and researcher, and has also worked in the Department of Management and Centre for Economic Performance, since 2007. He co-teaches MC435 Disruptive Digital Worlds: Competing Economic and Political Economy Explanations and on LSE Executive Programmes and Summer School in Digital, Social Media, Management, Transformation, Regulation, and other areas.

Dr Grous also directs research projects within LSE Consulting and undertakes applied advisory work for major clients including Microsoft, Warner Brothers, BBC, Amadeus, BSkyB, BMC, GB Group, Barclays, RBS, Motorola, Inmarsat, WBX Group, and others, with numerous high profile reports published.

Dr Grous has also developed and teaches on Management and Digital programmes in Spain as the academic lead, and has been an advisor to the Government of Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa in the Basque Country on socioeconomic reform and digital political campaigning. Dr Grous brings considerable international industry experience to LSE in previous CEO and VP roles in e-commerce, Internet, P2P, satcoms/telecoms, FMCG, Broadcasting and Fashion, in global companies, including Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo, Telstra, BBC, and others. He has also held turnaround roles in FinTech’s, and SMEs in Digital Rights Management, P2P, and Micropayments.

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Sky High Economics - Chapter Three: Capitalising on changing passenger behaviour in a connected world (Ogilvy/Inmarsat Aviation, September 2019)

The Transformative Effect of Cloud on Firm Productivity and Performance: Defining the benefits and impact of cloud as a 21st Century digital enabler (Amazon Web Services, June 2019)

Sky High Economics - Chapter Two: Evaluating the Economic Benefits of Connected Airline Operations (Ogilvy/Inmarsat Aviation, June 2018)

Sky High Economics - Chapter One: Quantifying the commercial opportunities of passenger connectivity for the global airline industry (Ogilvy, September 2017)

Managing Every Mile: How to deliver greater return on investment from Travel and Expense (Amadeus, September 2017)

Industrial Strategy in Practice: Innovation and Management Best Practices in the Automobile, Energy and Aerospace Clusters in Bizkaia (May 2017)

The Power of Productivity (Vodafone, December 2016)