Vivian Faustino-Pulliam

Vivian Faustino

Adjunct Professor


Vivian Faustino specializes in international business, entrepreneurship, and international marketing. She has 20 years of banking and consulting experience in Asia and North America and has served in senior management positions in various financial institutions.

Passionate about education that is accessible and inclusive, Vivian dedicated her advocacy work in teaching at refugee camps across the world through Jesuit Worldwide Learning. She also founded the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at City College of San Francisco to provide non-traditional learners with access to entrepreneurship education.


  • International business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Banking and finance
  • Adult learning and leadership

Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship education in emerging economies
  • Platform model for higher education
  • Entrepreneurial marketing


  • Assistant Director, China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI)


  • Columbia University - New York, NY Doctoral Candidate, Adult Learning and Leadership
  • Ateneo De Manila University - Manila, Philippines Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Prior Experience

  • Vice President, Marketing — Wealth Management, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Asst. Vice President — Retail Marketing — Consumer Banking Group, International Exchange Bank (now Union Bank)
  • Director — Branch Banking, Development Bank of Singapore

Awards & Distinctions

  • First Place, Ratcliffe Foundation- Pitch for the Trade, 2021

  • Canvas Educator of the Year, 2020

Selected Publications

  • Reflections on Teaching a Global Marketing Course at Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins, Global Perspectives on Contemporary Marketing Education, IGI Global, 2016

  • Lessons from the Field: Teaching a Completely Online Global Business Course to African Refugees in Northern Kenya and Malawi”, Jesuit Higher Education 1(1): 144-147 (2012)