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Fabian Salum


Fabian Salum is a professor and a researcher of competitive strategies with an emphasis in Business Models and innovation at FDC.

Fabian is currently pursuing a doctorate in Business Administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (Brazil) and Visiting Scholar at INSEAD (France), he holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Fundação Pedro Leopoldo (Brazil) and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (Brazil). Professor Salum teaches at open enrolment and custom programs, and corporate partnership programs at FDC. He has already developed programs in organizations such as Andrade Gutierrez, Freudenberg, Amanco, Unimed, Biorigin, TV Globo, Bemis, Algar, Coca-Cola, Invepar, Electrolux, Petrobrás, Souza Cruz, among others. He is a former faculty member of Fundação Getúlio Vargas and IBMEC. As a consultant, he has worked in different areas worldwide. He has been a team manager at the Corporate University of Fiat Group and held executive positions at companies such Toshiba, Unilever, Lear Corporation, Fiat, and Votorantim. At FDC, professor Salum was the executive manager of the Sustainable Growth Partnership (PCS), manager of the Center for Reference in Innovation (CRI Minas), and technical coordinator of the program Partners for Excellence (PAEX).

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How Social Impact Start-ups Are Solving Brazil’s Covid-19 Challenges

F. Salum, K. Coleta, F. Monteiro

The persistent problem of inequality in Latin America leaves citizens more vulnerable to the coronavirus. Innovative platforms move towards balancing the scales.

Economics & Finance

China’s Colonial Ambitions

Paulo Vicente dos Santos Alves & Fabian Salum

China is heading down the path of colonialism as it tries to slake its thirst for resources.
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The Next Cycle of Capitalism

Fabian Salum & Paulo Vicente dos Santos Alves

In the latest cycle of technological change, capitalism is getting ready for its next act, but it is vulnerable to political developments.