Nicholas Imparato is a professor of marketing and management at the University of San Francisco and formerly a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University (1996-2012). During a lengthy series of special leaves of absence from the university, he held positions as a senior executive and board member at publicly listed (NYSE, NASDAQ) and closely held companies here and in Europe. As a speaker and adviser in over 35 countries with Visa, IBM, and other organizations, Professor...
Global Entrepreneurial Management Faculty
Robert Mefford, Professor of Finance, brings a breadth of international experience to USF, with research emphasis on global supply chains, lean production systems, behavioral finance, and the productivity of global enterprises. Professor Mefford's business acumen is founded on senior management positions with leading health care providers including Blue Cross and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. In studying the productivity of off-shore operations, Professor Mefford has explored how management...
Ph.D., International Business, University of California, Berkeley, 1983, M.A., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1981, M.B.A., Management, University of California, Los Angeles, 1966, B.S., Industrial Management, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1965
Gleb Nikitenko brings more than fifteen years of program development, international management, and academic experience to the School of Management. A valued longtime member of the USF community, he has made significant contributions since joining the University in 2001, and is a recognized expert in his field. Dr. Nikitenko has worked with accreditation bodies, such as AACSB, NASPAA, WASC, and YOK (Turkish Ministry of Higher Education), while teaching for institutions in the U.S. and in the...
EdD, Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2009, MPA, International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA 1999, MA, International Relations and Diplomacy, Kiev State University, Ukrainian Institute of International Relations, Kiev, Ukraine, 1995
Anthony Patino is a renowned expert in entertainment, advertising, and promotion, consumer behavior, public policy and marketing analytics. He holds degrees in marketing, business administration, planning and social policy from Duke University, Harvard University, and Temple University. His widely-published research takes him to conferences all over the U.S. During his career in entertainment, Patino worked in marketing, sales and research at leading entertainment firms like Sony Picture...
PhD, Business Administration, Marketing, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006, MBA, Marketing, Duke University, North Carolina, 1991, MA, Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1989, BA, Mathematics, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1985
Nicholas Almeida has over 15 years of experience working across the social and public sectors to support sustainable impact efforts. His experience includes working with social entrepreneurs and impact investors to create, refine, and scale social innovations in the areas of poverty alleviation, education, health, workforce development, water resources, and renewable energy. Nicholas is a Co-Founder of Sidecar Social Finance (SSF)–a social impact agency providing impact-investing advisory and...
Master of Sociology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Bachelor of Arts, Public Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Social Entrepreneurship, Impact Investing, Social Impact Measurement, Strategic and Business Planning, Financial and Operational Analysis
FACULTY FROM IQS SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona
Ph.D., Economics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Specialties: Asset-Backed Securitization, Econometrics, Statistics
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, U.S.A
Specialties: Production and Operation Management, Total Quality Management
Doctoral Program of Marketing, Master of Computer Science, and Master of Business Administration - Texas A&M University, USA
Specialties: UDM Group – CEO, GlobalTiC – Technology Commissioner, Consultant, and. Senior Lecturer, Co-founder, SMEA, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan – Consultant. TiC 100 – Mentor and Judge (Advantech Foundation)