DINE-WITH-A-PROF: Dr. Jorge Riveras
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Harvard Extension International Relations Club
Come Dine-with-a-Prof this summer and interact in an intimate setting with professors teaching on a range of topics related to international relations. The topics run the gamut from economic cooperation and conflict to development and cultural topics from here to Japan and back.
The honorary dinner guest for this dinner is Professor Jorge Riveras who currently teaches "International Business: Context and Strategies" at the Harvard Summer School, and the dinner menu will be as follows:
- Steamed Pork Dumplings
- Vegetarian Bean Curd Rolls
- Kan Shue String Beans
- Seasonal Greens Sautéed
- Kung Pao Chicken
- Yu Hsiang Jumbo Shrimp
- Shredded Beef, Szechuan Style
- Sizzling Tofu
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY!!!
Tickets are limited! The maximum number of dinner guests is 10 people. Reserve your seat now for only $20.00. *
About Dr. Jorge Riveras:
Dr. Jorge Riveras comes to Academia from the corporate world after 22+ years working in roles involving sales, marketing, business development and strategy at the global level. He earned his PhD in International Business/Marketing from Southern New Hampshire University and his MBA from Suffolk University Boston. He also earned a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Central Universidad of Venezuela (UCV). Earlier in his career, he was a successful entrepreneur who started his own company back in 1993, which still successfully operates. His areas of expertise include strategic management, sales and marketing; becoming instrumental in building world leaders in the field of high technology equipment employed in multiple industrial segments at the global level. He has taught courses on International Business, Strategic Management and Marketing at Suffolk University, Framingham State and Harvard University Summer School.
Due to his professional focus on international business and strategy, he has traveled to 60+ countries around the world and has lived in South America and Europe. While in his last position as a Vice President – Dir. Sales and Marketing; he was also teaching executive seminars at the corporate level for multiple audiences. For the last 11 years, he taught 250+ seminars in more than 30 different countries around the world. Dr. Riveras research interest is focused at strategic alliances in international business, global marketing, sales management and political impact on business.
Using marketing research and strategy, he contributed to the successful international expansion of the companies he worked for; with extensive experience both as a Distributor Agent for several international OEMs and later as a Sales & Marketing Executive for one of these OEMs. While he managed global sales through 45+ Distributor Agents worldwide as well as domestic operations, he became interested in in the field of strategic alliances and focused his PhD dissertation on the Selection of Distributor Agents.
* All net proceeds will go towards the fulfillment of HEIRC’s mission during the 2013 - 2014 academic school year.