Keynote Speakers

Mary Teagarden

Mary B. Teagarden is professor of global strategy and associate dean of faculty and administration at Thunderbird School of Global Management and editor-in-chief of Thunderbird International Business Review. She is a world-renowned thought leader and educator in the areas of global strategic management and strategic human resource management. Teagarden is recognized and sought after in academic, corporate and government sectors for her teaching, executive training and consulting. She is an active international consultant who advises technology-intensive manufacturing and service firms in China, India, Mexico, Malaysia, and Brazil.

She has published more than 130 articles, books, chapters, and case studies in Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, California Management Review, MIT Sloan Review and Organizational Dynamics among others. Her research focuses on global competitiveness and capability building with an emphasis on offshore manufacturing and service, innovation, high technology transfer, sustainable development, developing global mindset, and talent management. Teagarden works with a variety of corporate clients, and has lived or worked in 11 Latin American countries, five European countries and eight Asian countries – in addition to the United States and Canada.


Jaime BonacheJaime Bonache
 is Professor of Management at Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain). He holds a PHD in Management from UAM (Madrid, Spain), and a Master in Philosophy from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada). He has also been Full Professor of International Human Resource Management at Cranfield School of Management (United Kingdom) and Full Professor of Human Resource Management at Esade Business School (Spain). His research interests include global mobility, international compensation, and epistemology and qualitative research methods. Professor Bonache’s academic publications include more than thirty articles in international academic journals. In addition to his articles, he has written and edited five books, one of them (Dirección de Personas, with Angel Cabrera) has been a best-seller in a number of Spanish-speaking countries.