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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 generating the knowledge that shapes international business theory and practice. TRIUM’s dedicated academic directors from all three institutions ensure the seamless integration and intellectual cohesiveness of the program.

TRIUM Vice Deans and Directors

Professor Robert Salomon

TRIUM Vice Dean - NYU Stern

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Professor Robert Salomon

TRIUM Vice Dean - NYU Stern

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Robert Salomon is an award-winning scholar and educator who has been teaching and conducting research on globalization and global strategy for nearly 20 years. He has been recognized as an outstanding educator and has received more than 10 commendations for “Excellence in Teaching” at NYU Stern.

Professor Naufel Vilcassim

TRIUM Vice Dean - London School of Economics

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Professor Naufel Vilcassim

TRIUM Vice Dean - London School of Economics

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Professor Naufel J. Vilcassim is an expert on the use of economic theory and econometric techniques to analyse substantive marketing problems. He has focused his research on problems in the areas of the marketing mix, competitive interactions and market structure, pricing and price promotion, marketing channels, measurement of market response to investments inadvertising and other marketing mix elements, and household choice behavior.

Professor Andrea Masini

TRIUM Vice Dean - HEC Paris

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Professor Andrea Masini

TRIUM Vice Dean - HEC Paris

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Associate Professor, Andrea Masini has been serving as Associate Dean, in charge of the MBA program, since January 2016. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from INSEAD (France). Andrea conducts interdisciplinary research to study the operational and organizational impact of technological innovations, with a particular emphasis on ICT, renewable energy technologies and sustainability issues. His recent work has been published on M&SOM, the Journal of Operations Management and Energy Policy. He has taught courses on Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Technology Strategy at the MBA, executive as well as at the Ph.D. level. He also consults for private and public organizations on themes related to process optimization, ICT and technological innovation.

Professor Oliver Gottschalg

TRIUM Academic Dean and
Academic Director, HEC

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Professor Oliver Gottschalg

TRIUM Academic Dean and
Academic Director, HEC

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Current research focuses on strategic logic and performance determinants of private equity investments. Serves as advisor to leading investors in Private Equity Industry.

Dr Robert Falkner

TRIUM Academic Director, LSE

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Dr Robert Falkner

TRIUM Academic Director, LSE

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Robert is also Associate Professor of International Relations and the Research Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE. Robert has published widely on issues relating to international political economy, global business and global environmental politics.

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Professor Sonia Marciano

TRIUM Academic Director, NYU

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Professor Sonia Marciano

TRIUM Academic Director, NYU

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Professor Marciano joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organisations in July 2007. Prior to joining NYU Stern she taught Strategy at Columbia Business School and was an Institute Fellow and Senior Lecturer at Harvard University’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness.

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Professor Matt Mulford

TRIUM Capstone Project Director

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Professor Matt Mulford

TRIUM Capstone Project Director

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Dr Mulford also is the Adjunct Professor at HEC-Paris, a Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Faculty at the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. His research interests include the psychology of judgment and decision, negotiation analysis, experimental game theory, and experimental research design.

Massimo Tammaro

TRIUM Capstone Project Director

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Professor Edward Altman

Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern

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Professor Edward Altman

Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern

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Edward I. Altman is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance, Emeritus at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He is the Director of Research in Credit and Debt Markets at the NYU Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions. Prior to serving in his present position, Professor Altman chaired the Stern School's MBA Program for 12 years. Dr. Altman was named to the Max L. Heine endowed professorship at Stern in 1988 and his Emeritus status in September 2015.

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Professor Marc Bertonéche

Distinguished Visiting Professor at HEC Paris

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Professor Marc Bertonéche

Distinguished Visiting Professor at HEC Paris

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

Professor Hervé Coyco

Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris

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Professor Hervé Coyco

Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris

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Hervé Coyco teaches in various programs at HEC. Most particularly, within HEC Executive Education, he is a Program Director for various programs, especially for large multinational corporations. Hervé Coyco has been associated with HEC Executive Education, since 2008. He regularly gives lectures in Leadership and General Management in Europe and in the USA. In addition, Hervé Coyco is a consultant in Strategy, Organization and Management of International Operations.

Professor Aswath Damodaran

Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education and Professor of Finance at NYU

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Professor Aswath Damodaran

Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education and Professor of Finance at NYU

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Aswath’s contributions to the field of Finance have been recognized many times over, with numerous awards. Before coming to Stern, Aswath lectured in Finance at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Professor Corinne Dauger

Affiliate Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris

Dr Swati Dhingra

Associate Professor of Economics

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Dr Swati Dhingra

Associate Professor of Economics

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Swati Dhingra is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at LSE. Before joining LSE, she completed a PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a fellow at Princeton University. Her research interests are international economics, globalization and industrial policy. Current areas of research include: The impact of trade agreements, Firms in international trade and Industrial development in India.

Naomi Diamant

Academic Director, EMBA Programs

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Naomi Diamant

Academic Director, EMBA Programs

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Naomi Diamant joined New York University Stern School of Business in January 2012 as Deputy Dean for TRIUM, Assistant Dean of NYU Stern Global Degree Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communications. She oversees academic planning and delivery for NYU Stern's global programs, and teaches courses in business communication. Prior to joining Stern, Professor Diamant served as Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives at New York University.

Professor Pierre Dussauge

Dean of Faculty and a Professor of Strategic Management at HEC Paris

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Professor Pierre Dussauge

Dean of Faculty and a Professor of Strategic Management at HEC Paris

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Pierre Dussauge's current research focuses on the topic of global strategic alliances. Professor Dussauge has also been a consultant or a management educator with a number of firms in Europe and in the US.

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Professor JP Eggers

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations

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Professor JP Eggers

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations

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J.P. Eggers joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2008. Professor Eggers teaches the core M.B.A. strategy class and a strategy capstone elective. Professor Eggers's research interests focus on technological change, decision-making under uncertainty and new product development. Specifically, he studies the challenges faced by managers and executives in making good decisions and addressing new opportunities in emerging technologies. His recent work examines firms that backed the wrong technology during the emergence of the flat panel display industry and the role that managerial cognition played in determining the course of organizational action during the early years of the fiber optics industry.

Professor Saul Estrin

Emeritus Professor, LSE

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Professor Saul Estrin

Emeritus Professor, LSE

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Saul also has considerable practitioner experience. He is currently a Non-executive Director of Barings Emerging Markets and was previously a member of the Academic Panel of the postal regulator, Postcomm. He has been a consultant to the World Bank, European Union and OECD, DfID and NERA. He has taught executive programs for a large number of major companies.

Professor Michel Fender

Affiliate Professor HEC Paris

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Professor Michel Fender

Affiliate Professor HEC Paris

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Michel Fender is Adjunct Professor at HEC Paris since 2014 in charge of teaching Supply Chain, Value and Operations Management. He teaches in Executive MBAs such TRIUM, Executive Masters and Custom programmes.

Roger Hallowell

Affiliate Professor HEC Paris

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Roger Hallowell

Affiliate Professor HEC Paris

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Roger Hallowell teaches and is the Academic Director of programs for managers and executives in the fields of strategy and business policy as well as leadership. Among other assignments, he is the Academic Director of "Leading Strategies for Outstanding Performance" and teaches regularly in HEC Executive MBA.

Professor Sara Hobolt

Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, Department of Government

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Professor Sara Hobolt

Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, Department of Government

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Sara Hobolt is the Professor in the LSE Department of Government and the Sutherland Chair in European Institutions. Previously, she has held posts at the University of Oxford and the University of Michigan. She is the Chair of the European Election Studies (EES), an EU-wide project studying voters, parties, candidates and the media in European Parliamentary elections.

Florian Hoos

Affiliate Professor, Accounting and Management Control

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Florian Hoos

Affiliate Professor, Accounting and Management Control

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Florian Hoos teaches accounting and control, sustainable business model development, impact assessment, change management, responsible leadership, social entrepreneurship, value measurement, radical collaboration, negotiation, and has created Massive Open Online Courses in entrepreneurship and changemaking for the coursera plattform and in HEC's online Masters. Florian is also an active researcher in corporate governance and ethical decision making, management control and performance measurement, accounting and entrepreneurship pedagogy, (social) entrepreneurship and innovation, and impact assessment.

Professor Joanne Horton

Professor of Accounting at the University of Warwick.

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Professor Joanne Horton

Professor of Accounting at the University of Warwick.

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Joanne Horton was formerly a Professor at Exeter University and an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) at the London School of Economics, and currently holds a Visiting Professorship at Gothenburg University. Joanne graduated with a PhD from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and went on to work for KPMG in London. She was also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Joanne specialized in accounting for banks and insurance companies and has worked for the OECD in training former Soviet countries in the art of insurance reporting. Current research activity involves investigation of the effects of social networking on certain corporate governance mechanisms and corporate disclosure. Joanne has published extensively in leading academic journals and presented seminars throughout Europe, and in the US and Japan.

Patrick Legland

Affiliate Professor, Finance

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Patrick Legland

Affiliate Professor, Finance

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A finance professional for more than 25 years, Patrick Legland specializes in debt and equity issues on the capital markets as well as in mergers and acquisitions. Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris, he also teaches financial markets at Science Po Paris, where he is a Lecturer. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the Club Finance HEC, which each year elects the best professional thesis for HEC. Managing Director in various investment banks in Hong Kong, London, Paris, having led global teams, Patrick Legland benefits from extensive international experience. In his role as Global Director of Research, and Member of the Executive Committee of the global Capital Markets activities of a major Investment Bank, he has written numerous professional articles.

Jihoon Rim

Adjunct professor

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Jihoon Rim

Adjunct professor

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Jihoon Rim teaches the Technology and Entrepreneurship course. He began his tech career in 2003 and has been a venture capitalist for a decade while founding his venture firm KCube Ventures in 2012. In 2015, Kakao Corp., a tech company best known for its mobile messenger KakaoTalk, appointed Jihoon as CEO and made him the youngest CEO among South Korea's top 500 companies. Under his leadership, Kakao successfully expanded its business into finance, content, and mobility industry by launching mobile products that were praised by users. He also heavily invested in Artificial Intelligence and technology, making Kakao the best mobile platform in Korea. The company's revenue and operating profit doubled during his two and a half years term and the acquisition of $1.6B LOEN Entertainment was evaluated as one of the best M&As in the Korean tech industry. In recognition of his stellar performance, Jihoon was ranked No.1 in the "2017 Korea's Best CEO" survey conducted by Insight Korea, a news organization, and selected as "2018 Korea's Top 10 Hero" by Seoul's biggest business media group, MBN.

Professor Marc Vanhuele

Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris

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Professor Marc Vanhuele

Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris

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Marc Vanhuele (PhD UCLA) is Professor of Marketing. He teaches marketing and pricing management. His research focuses on two fields: how customers treat price information and how marketing managers can improve their decision making through better use of quantitative information on the consumer’s mindset. He serves as associate dean, responsible for digital and for HEC’s participation in the Université Paris-Saclay.

Professor Andrew Walter

Professor of International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

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Professor Andrew Walter

Professor of International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

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Professor of International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne. He has M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees from Oxford University. His previous academic positions were at Oxford University and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has published numerous articles on the political economy of international money and finance and their governance among and within countries. His most recent book is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press in early 2019: The Wealth Effect: How the Great Expectations of the Middle Class Have Changed the Politics of Banking Crises (with Jeffrey Chwieroth).

Professor Robert F Whitelaw

Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, NYU

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Professor Robert F Whitelaw

Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, NYU

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Best known for research on empirical asset pricing, and expertise on China’s financial system. Teaches portfolio management, investments/capital markets and international finance. Chief Investment Strategist at IndexIQ.

Professor David L. Yermack

Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation

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Professor David L. Yermack

Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation

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David L. Yermack is the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at New York University Stern School of Business. He serves as Chairman of the Finance Department and Director of the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business. Professor Yermack teaches joint MBA - Law School courses in Restructuring Firms & Industries and Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies, as well as PhD research courses in corporate governance, executive compensation, and distress and restructuring. Professor Yermack has been with NYU Stern since 1994. His primary research areas include boards of directors, executive compensation, and corporate finance. Professor Yermack has published more than 25 articles in leading academic journals in Finance, Accounting, Economics, and Law. He is a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and has been a Visiting Scholar at the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank. Professor Yermack received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics (1985), Master of Business Administration (1991), Juris Doctor (1991), Master of Arts in Business Economics (1993), and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Economics (1994) from Harvard University.

The TRIUM team

Barbara Miller Manzanares

Executive Director

Hrilina Lock

Director of TRIUM Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions

Julie Gordon-Shipley

Director of Operations and Program Delivery

Nikki Kolyvani

Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Development

Nayani Gunatilake

Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions Officer

Neha Singhal

Assistant Dean, Admissions and Marketing, NYU Stern

Benoit Banchereau

Executive Director for Marketing and Admissions MBA Programs, HEC Paris

Bronwen Sanders

Director Admissions and Marketing, Executive Programs, NYU Stern

Aleksandra Dajic

Recruitment Manager, HEC Paris

Lauren Grygotis

Associate Director, Admissions and Marketing, NYU Stern

Liz Ferrulo

Assistant Director, Admissions and Marketing, NYU Stern

Emily Hollenbach

Admissions Coordinator, NYU Stern

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Emily Hollenbach

Admissions Coordinator, NYU Stern

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Cheryl Johnson

Program Delivery and Operations Manager, LSE

Jacob O’Quinn

Relationship & NYU Program Manager

Lucy Damin

Program Delivery and Capstone Manager, HEC Paris

Floriane Civadier

Program Manager, HEC Paris

Muheez Buhari

Registry Manager

Rachel Harris

Operations and Program Delivery Assistant, LSE

Théophile Letort

Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Sarah Tamouro

Program Assistant