Dr. Ricardo E. Buitrago R. is a Research Professor in Strategy and International Management at EGADE Business School of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Furthermore, Dr. Buitrago is affiliated with the School of Management at Universidad del Rosario in Colombia as an associate researcher.
Before joining EGADE Business School, Dr. Buitrago served as Program Head and Dean in Universities in Colombia. In addition, he has been a visiting professor in different universities in Latin America.
He is a member of the Business Association for Latin American Studies (BALAS) Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). He is also the ambassador for the Andean region of the IE-Scholars network.
His research interests are focused on the junction between international political economy, institutions, strategy, and international business. He has served as editor and reviewer for the Journal of Business Research, International Business Review, European Management Journal, and International Studies of Management & Organization, among others.
Before joining academia, Dr. Buitrago worked in banking and served as a consultant for various financial institutions in Colombia and Puerto Rico. He also worked as Project and Marketing Manager for multiple firms in Colombia.