Vivian Faustino-Pulliam

Vivian Faustino-Pulliam

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

Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Innovations in higher education
  • Teaching and Learning - Emerging economies


  • Assistant Director, Center for Business Studies and Innovation
  • Faculty Adviser, Global Students Ambassador Program


  • Columbia University,  Ed.D, in progress 
  • Ateneo de Manila University, MBA
  • University of Santo Tomas, BS Economics

Prior Experience

  • Founder and Program Lead, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • 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

  • University of San Francisco, Distinguished Adjunct Teaching Award, 2023 
  • ACCEU and Triple E, Female Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year, 2023 
  • Ratcliffe Foundation, First Place- Pitch for the Trade, 2021
  • Instructure, 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)