Keynote Speakers



Dr. Alfredo Jiménez
Dr. Alfredo Jiménez

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alfredo Jiménez

Dr. Alfredo Jiménez has a Master degree in Business Economics Research and a PhD in Business Management. He is currently Associate Professor at Kedge Business School in Bordeaux. Previously he was Associate Professor at the University of Burgos in Spain. His research interests are focused on the process and determinants of success in the internationalization strategy of firms. His current lines of research include the impact of institutional variables, political risk, cultural and psychic distance and corruption on foreign direct investments and entrepreneurship. He is also working on a research line devoted to virtual team and multi-cultural team management and dynamics. He has published several papers in international journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Business and Society, International Business Review, Journal of Business Research Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of International Management, Management International Review, and European Journal of International Management. He has also been a visiting scholar in different institutions in Norway, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Italy, Ecuador and Mexico, as well as participating in the X-Culture Project as a member of its Advisory Board and instructor. He is project reviewer for the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and for the Government of Ecuador and Poland.


This year’s keynoters will be among the foremost experts in the area of concern. The other keynoters will soon be announced.