The TRIUM Faculty

The TRIUM Global EMBA draws upon the distinguished faculties of NYU Stern, LSE and HEC Paris. All TRIUM modules are taught by top-ranked faculty members, handpicked for the depth of their expertise in their respective fields.

TRIUM faculty are not only superb teachers, but they are also actively engaged in the business life of their home cities, advising local companies and, through their research, generating the knowledge that shapes international business theory and practice. TRIUM dedicated Academic Directors from all three institutions ensure the seamless integration and intellectual cohesiveness of the program.

TRIUM corrals the best and most appropriate teachers irrespective of where they teach
Peter Flade
Class of 2011

Professor Marc Bertonèche
HEC, Paris

Marc Bertonèche is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at HEC Paris, where he teaches and is academic director of several prestigious programs.

Marc Bertonèche holds a chair as Professor in Business Administration at the University of Bordeaux. He was on the faculty of INSEAD for more than twenty years, was a Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University in 1974 and, for more than ten years, a regular faculty of the Advanced Management Program at Templeton College, University of Oxford. He is a Visiting Professor at the Harvard Business School.
Marc has been elected best teacher on numerous occasions and has won several awards for excellence and innovation in the classroom. In 1999, 2000 and 2003, he received the Harvard Business School’s Faculty Award.

He has also developed and taught in a large number of executive programs all over the world.

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Professor Michael Cox
LSE, London

Michael Cox is Co- Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations at LSE. Professor Cox is a well-known speaker on global affairs and has lectured in the United States, Australia, Asia, and in the EU, and has held several senior professional positions in the field of international relations including Chair of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR and Transatlantic Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute London.

Professor Cox is author, editor and co-editor of several books, his latest publications include US Presidents and Democracy Promotion (2013); International Relations of the Cold War (2013); The Rise and Fall of the American Empire: From Bush to Obama (2013).

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Professor Aswath Damodaran
NYU Stern, New York

Aswath Damodaran holds the Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education and is Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. Before coming to Stern, he also lectured in Finance at the University of California, Berkeley.

Professor Damodaran’s contributions to the field of Finance have been recognized many times over. He has been the recipient of Giblin, Glucksman, and Heyman Fellowships, a David Margolis Teaching Excellence Fellowship, and the Richard L. Rosenthal Award for Innovation in Investment Management and Corporate Finance.

His skill and enthusiasm in the classroom garnered him the Schools of Business Excellence in Teaching Award in 1988, and the Distinguished Teaching award from NYU in 1990. He has been voted “Professor of the Year” by the graduating M.B.A. class five times during his career at NYU.

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Professor Saul Estrin
LSE, London

Saul Estrin is a Professor of Management and former founding Head of the Department of Management at The London School of Economics and Political Science. Saul was Deputy Dean (Faculty and Research) at London Business School for six years, and during that time served briefly as Acting Dean. He has been a visiting Professor at Stanford University, Michigan Business School, Cornell University and the European University Institute. He is a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, IZA and William Davidson Institute.

Saul has taught executive programs for a large number of major companies including BA, BT, Lloyds TSB, Marks and Spencer, Vauxhall, Powergen, Deutsche Bank, ING Barings, Swedbank and ABN-AMRO Bank.

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DR Robert Falkner
TRIUM Academic Director, LSE, London 

Robert Falkner is Reader (Associate Professor) in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the LSE’s Academic Director of the TRIUM Global EMBA program.

Robert holds degrees in politics and economics from Munich University in Germany and a doctorate in international relations from Oxford University. He is an associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE and an associate fellow of Chatham House, the London-based international affairs think tank.

Robert has undertaken consultancy and advisory work for private and public sector organizations and has taught on executive education programs for many years, including for TRIUM, the World Economic Forum, Duke Corporate Education and the British and Dutch governments.

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Professor Oliver Gottschalg
TRIUM Academic Dean, HEC, Paris

Oliver Gottschalg is an Associate Professor in the Strategy Department at HEC Paris and the HEC Academic Dean of the TRIUM Global Executive MBA. He directs the HEC Private Equity Observatory and teaches courses on PE strategies and management buyouts.

Oliver Gottschalg is Head of Research at Peracs Ltd., a specialized advisory firm providing advanced private equity fund due diligence and benchmarking services. He repeatedly served as advisor to policy makers at the national and European level in the context of the ongoing debate about a possible need for regulation of the Private Equity industry.

He graduated from the University of Karlsruhe and holds a Wirtschaftsingenieur Diploma, an MBA from Georgia State University and an MSc and PhD degree from INSEAD.

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Professor Sonia Marciano
TRIUM Academic Director, NYU Stern, New York

Sonia Marciano joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2007.

Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Marciano taught Strategy at Columbia Business School and was an Institute Fellow and Senior Lecturer at Harvard University’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Marciano has worked in the consulting, banking and insurance industries, and has taught executive education courses for Ernst & Young and Abbott Laboratories, among others.

Sonia has won several teaching awards for distinction in teaching, most recently for best professor in Yale’s, Kellogg’s as well as NYU Stern’s Executive MBA programs in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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