During his over 22 years’ academic and professional experience, Dr. Juan Carlos Rivera has focused on international business, global strategy, strategic negotiation, global innovation, international education, international economic policy, and global marketing, as well as extensive specialized practice in more than 55 countries on every continent of the world.
He acquired his considerable international skills throughout his career at PepsiCo, Bancomext, PEMEX International, the National Association of Universities, Tecnológico de Monterrey, and CENEVAL. Such opportunities have taken him to countries, cities, companies, and universities around the world, where he has played key roles as team leader, project manager, strategy developer, principal advisor, diplomatic representative, keynote speaker, manager, senior consultant, and CEO.
He has collaborated with multiple corporations, including the Institute of International Education, United Nations, World Bank, OECD, FedEx, Unilever, P&G, BMW, Lenovo, Bimbo, Grupo Carso, Roche, Huawei, Alsea, Bosch, Liomont, Renault, E&Y, Deloitte, KPMG, Adidas, LG and CEMEX, Bayer, and Ternium, among others.
Dr. Rivera is a professor of Strategy, Leadership, and Global Business for EGADE Business School, and an Executive Education consultant. In his career as an educator, he has served as a professor at the Mexico City, Toluca, and Monterrey campuses of Tecnológico de Monterrey. In addition, he has lectured at the Sorbonne (Université de Paris) in France, the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in China, the University of Auckland in New Zealand, the University of Edinburgh in the UK, the University of Minas Gerais in Brazil, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, Yale, Harvard, Boston College, Babson College and the University of Texas at Austin in the United States, the University of Cape Town in South Africa, and institutions in every state of Mexico.