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BARBARA BECHLER FLYNN
 

Professor at FGV EAESP and Professor Emeritus at Kelley School of Business Indianapolis
   Ph.D. in  Operations Management at Indiana University, 1984
She has a Magna Cum Laude degree with a specialization in psychology from the Ripon College, Wisconsin (1974), a master's degree in Operations Management and Economic Management from the Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1981), and a doctorate in Operations Management from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (1984). She is currently a Professor of Production Management at the Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and a professor at the Getulio Vargas Foundation - EAESP. She is the director of the Center for International Business and Research Education (CIBER), Indiana University, Kelley School of Business. She is experienced in the area of Administration, with emphasis on Production Administration, working mainly on the following topics: World Class Manufacturing, Quality Management, Just-in-time Production, Operations Strategy and Innovation Management. She is the Associate editor of Decision Sciences and in the Journal of Supply Chain Management, also being an area editor of Production and Operations Management.
 
DIEGO COSTA PINTO (tbc -to be confirmed)

Associate Dean for Research , NOVA Information Management School (NOVA IMS)
PhD in Management at NEOMA Business School, 2013
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management (Major in Marketing) from the Neoma Business School (France), with a visiting PhD period at the University of British Columbia (Prof. Darren Dahl) and New York University (Prof. Yaacov Trope). Post-doctoral research project at IE Business School (Spain). BA and MSc Business Administration from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). He has taught courses in several business schools in France, Brazil and China. His research appears in international peer reviewed ranked journals, including the International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Journal of Brand Management, Journal of Consumer Behavior, and international academic conferences such as the Association for Consumer Research, the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) and the European Marketing Academy (EMAC). As a consultant, he has worked in research projects at Box1824 and CFT consultancy for companies such as RedBull, TIM Mobile, Kraft Foods, Grendene (Melissa), Ipiranga (Ultra Group) and Calçados Bibi (Footwear).
 
 
DIOGO HILDEBRAND (tbc - to be confirmed)
 
 
Assistant Professor at Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (CUNY)
PhD in Management from the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2013
He is currently Assistant Professor at  Baruch College (United States). He has a Ph.D. in Marketing from the Zicklin School of Business at the City University of New York. He is also graduated in Economics from the University of São Paulo (2005) and has a Masters in Administration from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2007). Before starting his Ph.D., he worked as an assistant professor in the UNI-BH, researcher and consultant. His research focuses on the role of imagination in consumer behavior; Diogo also research the impact of corporate social marketing activities in consumer behavior. His research has been published in academic journals as the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, and European Journal of Marketing.
 
 
JOÃO PORTO DE ALBUQUERQUE 
 

 
Professor in Urban Analytics and Deputy Director of the Urban Big Data Centre at University of Glasgow, Scotland
Ph.D. in Computer Science at Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 2006

He is Professor in Urban Analytics at Urban Studies in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow and Deputy Director of the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC), where he leads the theme on "Urban Sustainability and Participation". He is also an associate member of the Centre for Research & Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL) at the School of Education. Professor Porto de Albuquerque is a geographer and computer scientist with an interdisciplinary background. His research adopts a transdisciplinary approach to participatory urban analytics, intersecting urban studies, digital geographies, geographic information science/GIS, human-centric computing, social data science, information systems and sustainable development studies. His approach is underpinned by the investigation of new methods that bridge critical, participatory and geo-computational methods to include a plurality of voices in urban data analytics, with the goal of enabling transformations to urban sustainability and climate resilience. He has secured competitive research funds for his research  as PI and Co-I from diverse international funding bodies (e.g. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Challenges Research Fund, Leverhulme Trust, ESRC, EPSRC, Belmont Forum, NIHR, Horizon 2020, FAPESP, CAPES) in collaboration with academic and non-academic partners in several countries, including Australia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Colombia, Ghana, Germany, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Sweden, and the United States. His interests span wide-range research topics that include GIS, citizen science, critical data studies, smart cities, crowdsourced and volunteered geographic information, decision support systems, disaster studies, and information technology for development. After studying Computer Science, Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of Campinas, Brazil, Prof Porto de Albuquerque did a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Campinas and in the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany (2006). He was awarded a prestigious fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2006-2008) to conduct post-doctoral research in social studies of information systems at the University of Hamburg, Germany, with a stay at the Information Systems Group of the London School of Economics and Politics (LSE). He worked as Assistant Professor at the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities of the University of São Paulo (2008-2010) and at the Department of Computer Systems of the Institute of Mathematical and Computing Sciences of the University of São Paulo (2010-2015), Brazil. From 2013-2016 he acted as a Visiting Professor in Geographic Information Science at the Institute of Geography of Heidelberg University, Germany with a fellowship funded by the DFG’s Excellence Programme. In 2016, João took up the post of Associate Professor in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at the University of Warwick to lead the MSc in Urban Analytics and Visualisation, in which he played a pivotal role in curriculum development in partnership with Warwick's Department of Computer Science. He was also Co-Director of the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities and Warwick Director of the Centre for Urban Science and Progress London (CUSP London) in partnership with King's College London and New York University. Between January 2019 and September 2021, he was Professor and Director of the Institute for Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick.
 
 
RAFAEL ALMEIDA DA MATTA
 
 
Associate professor of finance at SKEMA Business School.
Ph.D. in Economics at University Of Illinois, 2012
He has served as an assistant professor of finance at the Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam. Matta's research deals with issues such as the impacts of contracting frictions, creditor protection and bankruptcy laws on non-financial and financial corporations. His research interests also include the transmission of monetary policy, bank panics and the financial regulatory architecture. His work has been featured in the financial and legal media (Bloomberg, Harvard Law School Forum). Professor Matta has published in several leading economic and finance journals. His work is regularly presented at the major finance conferences, such as the annual meetings of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the European Finance Association. He currently serves as Associate editor for the International Review of Law and Economics. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Illinois in 2012, which he attended as a Fulbright scholar. He also holds an MA and a BA in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

 

 

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