Our Faculty

Adly Thoma, MSc., MPM, PMP

Professor of Practice

As the Executive Chairman & CEO of Gemini Africa, Adly Thoma is leading the disruption of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the MEA region.

Andrea Caputo, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategic Management

Dr. Andrea Caputo is Associate Professor in the field of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at the University of Trento (Italy) ...

Eusebio Scornavacca, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Dr. Eusebio Scornavacca is Parsons Professor of Digital Innovation and Director of the Center for Digital Communication.

Kevin Carillo, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF DATA ANALYTICS

Dr. Kevin Carillo is an Associate Professor in Data Science & Information Systems at Toulouse Business School (France). He is the director of the Master of Science in Big Data, Marketing & Management

Lilian Carvalho, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF MARKETING

Dr. Lilian Carvalho is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Sao Paulo Business School (FGV/EAESP). She holds a Ph.D. in marketing from the same university.

Mark Morgan, J.D.

PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS

Mark Morgan is a litigator with experience in the trial of jury and non-jury cases involving contracts, securities, and intellectual property matters.

Massimiliano Pellegrini, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Dr. Massimiliano M. Pellegrini is an Associate Professor of Organizational Studies and Entrepreneurial behavior at University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.

Natalie Ramses

PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE

CEO and Founder of Enova Digital (N Media Worldwide LLC), Natalie Youssef Ramses is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business. Having founded Egypt’s first performance-driven digital agency in Egypt.

Olli-Pekka Ruuskanen Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF BANKING AND INSURANCE

Dr. Olli-Pekka Ruuskanen is an adjunct professor of banking and insurance at the University of Vaasa and a research director at Pellervo Economic Research, PTT.

Onsi Sawiris

PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE

Onsi Sawiris is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at HOF Capital, where he focuses on cloud-based technologies, fintech and enterprise SaaS. Sawiris currently sits on the boards of Drop Technologies, ItaliaOnline, Riverbank..

Panu Kalmi Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

Dr. Panu Kalmi is Professor of Economics at the University of Vaasa. His main research interests include financial literacy, economic education and financial institutions.He teaches a variety of courses related to banking, microeconomics and...

Ramy Adeeb, M.Sc., M.B.A.

PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE

An entrepreneur and investor, Ramy Adeeb is Founder and General Partner at 1984 Ventures. He is also founder and CEO of Snip.it (Acquired by Yahoo,) and one of the earliest engineers at Tellme Networks

Robert Felix, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Dr. Felix earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 2013. His research focuses on corporate governance, financial reporting and auditing. His research has appeared in scholarly journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research

Tiago Ratinho, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Dr. Ratinho is an energetic and innovative entrepreneurship educator. All his classes are experiential exposing students to real life challenges. Course work involves surveying customers, interviewing entrepreneur...