Lourdes Casanova, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Emerging Markets Institute, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University.
Formerly at INSEAD, specializes in international business with focus on emerging markets multinationals. Faculty Fellow at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. Fulbright Scholar with Masters degree from University of Southern California and a PhD from University of Barcelona. Visiting professor, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley: Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and at atin American Centre, University of Oxford; University of Zurich, and Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and consultant of Inter-American Development Bank. Taught, directed executive programs at INSEAD for senior managers from multinationals including Telefónica, BBVA and Cemex and Brazilian Confederation of Industries.
Co-author with A. Miroux: Emerging Market Multinationals Report: The China Surge. Co-author with J. Kassum: 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, co-author of Innovalatino, Fostering Innovation in Latin America, Ariel 2011 and articles in journals including Beijing Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Business and Politics and Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica.
Member of Latin America Global Agenda Council and the Competitiveness in Latin America taskforce of World Economic Forum, Advisory Committee European Union/Brazil, B20 Task Force on ICT and Innovation in G20 summit, Los Cabos (2012), responsible at INSEAD of Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative. Board member of the Boyce Tompson Institute, the start-up Documenta, founding Board Member of the Societé des Amis du Chateau de Fontainebleau and member of the Advisory Council of the Tompkins Public Library. Founding board member Emerging Multinationals Research Network.