Specializes in international business with focus on emerging markets multinationals. Recognized as one of 2014 and 2015, 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals by Esglobal. Fulbright Scholar, Masters University of Southern California, PhD University of Barcelona. Co-author the Emerging Markets Report: the China Surge. 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, articles in Beijing Business Review, European Business Review, Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica. Board Member of World Economic Forum’s Latin America Global Agenda Council; Advisory Committee European Union/Brazil, Boyce Tompson Institute, Tompkins Public Library.