Felipe Perez Pineda
Professor; INCAE Business School - Costa Rica
Felipe Pérez Pineda holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, where his areas of specialization were Natural Resource Economics and Business Strategy. He graduated Master of Business Administration from INCAE with concentration in Banking and Finance for Development. Professor Pérez is also an Agricultural Engineer specialized in Irrigation of the Autonomous University of Chapingo (UACH) in Mexico. Faculty member of INCAE with the rank of Full Professor headed the Agro-Industry Program of the Institute for several years. He also directed the Export-Nicaragua program at the Center for Entrepreneurship at INCAE. His experience as a teacher in executive programs has been backed by several years of practice in different countries before and as a member of the teaching faculty of INCAE. Professor Pérez is also an international consultant and advisor to several companies in Latin America where he also is part of the board of directors. Professor Perez teaches courses in Sustainability Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Introduction to Financial Simulation, Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility and Quantitative Methods in INCAE’s Masters Programs in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. It is also the academic coordinator of the areas of Business Analytics and Sustainable Development at INCAE. He is the author and supervisor of numerous cases and teaching notes on various subjects of business administration. Professor Perez has participated in several international congresses and conferences and has presented his research results in these forums. Post actively in business magazines and newspapers of the region. His general areas of research interest are Corporate Social Responsibility and Competitiveness, Sustainability and Agribusiness, Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Sustainable Development and Competitiveness, Business Innovation and Sustainability in the base of the pyramid.