Senior Lecturer of Management and Academic Director, Emerging Markets Institute
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
Lourdes Casanova, Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of the Emerging Markets Institute, Johnson School of Business, Cornell University; specializes in international business with a focus on emerging markets multinationals. Recognized as one of 2014, 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals by Esglobal. Fulbright Scholar, Masters University of Southern California and PhD University of Barcelona. Visiting professor at Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley; Judge Business School, Cambridge University; Latin American Centre at Oxford University and consultant at Inter-American Development Bank. Taught, directed programs at INSEAD for multinationals including Telefónica, BBVA and Cemex and Brazilian Confederation of Industries. Co-author: The Political Economy of an Emerging Global Power: In Search of the Brazil Dream, Palgrave Macmillan 2014, author Global Latinas: Latin America’s emerging multinationals Palgrave Macmillan 2009, coauthor Innovalatino, Fostering Innovation in Latin America, Ariel 2011 and journal articles Beijing Business Review, European Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Business and Politics and Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica. Member of World Economic Forum’s Latin America Global Agenda Council and Competitiveness Lab; Advisory Committee European Union/Brazil; B20 ICT and Innovation Task Force Los Cabos; INSEAD’s Goldman Sachs 10,000 women. Board member of Boyce Tompson Institute, start-up Documenta, Advisory Council Tompkins Public Library.