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ISM DBA alumnus Victor Arnold was appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Europe, the Middle East, and African markets at Sullair. The VP of Sales in the Americas says, “With a number of upcoming product launches, Victor will help Sullair prioritize its efforts, execute our new product introductions, develop our distribution and sales partner network, and understand our distributors’ and customers’ perspective with increasing clarity.”

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The International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies recently published Professor Michael Neubert’s article, “How and why born global firms (BGF) differ in their speed of internationalisation: A Multiple Case Study Approach.” He discusses the importance of the skills of the entrepreneur and the management team, the business model of the BGF, and the uniqueness of the technology and the product portfolio, among other things. Michael graduated from ISM’s PhD program in 2015.

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Last month, ISM DBA alumnus Mark Esposito was interviewed by In this video clip, Mark discusses how to create value, disruptive innovation, redistribution, and circular economy. Is the tech sector the symbol of bad capitalism? Should the state play a role in reinventing capitalism?

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ISM PhD candidate Rob Marjerison and Dr. Stavan Attwood co-authored and published two books now available on Both authors “immersed themselves in Bhutanese culture for several years,” and in their book The Bhutan Bucket List they reveal the secrets and real beauty of the country. Then, based on their experience living and traveling to Bangkok, they offer 100 challenges “beyond the typical guide book tourist stuff” in The Bangkok Bucket List. They describe it as a journey into “the weird and the wonderful, the obscure and the occult, the kooky and even the kinky.”

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Michael Wynne successfully defended his PhD thesis on July 29th, 2016. The title was "How Does Unlisted Private Equity Compare with Other Infrastructure Funding Approaches?" The jury was made up of Professor Rodrigo Zeidan (thesis adviser), Professor John Hampton (second examiner), and Professor César Baena (ISM Dean and Director of Doctoral Research).