Felipe Monteiro

Affiliate Professor of Strategy

Felipe Monteiro is an Affiliate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. He obtained his PhD in Strategic and International Management at the London Business School. He also has a LL.B. (JD equivalent) degree, cum laude, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a M.Sc. in Business Administration from COPPEAD/UFRJ, Brazil and a MRes in Business Studies from London Business School.

Felipe's research focuses on global open innovation and on knowledge processes within multinational corporations (MNCs), in particular, on how MNCs access external knowledge across organisational, technological and geographic boundaries. Felipe is also leading a research project on foreign direct investment strategies of MNCs headquartered in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries. His research has been published in top academic and managerial journals and won or was nominated to prestigious awards at the Academy of International Business, at the Academy of Management and at the Strategic Management Society. Professor Monteiro was a member of the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology’s CORE Global Expert network, a small group of leading academics advising Samsung in the area of global innovation management, from 2009 to 2011.

Before joining INSEAD, he was a standing faculty member at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where, during four consecutive years (2009-2012), he received the “Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Teaching Award for his outstanding contributions and commitment to educational excellence in the MBA core curriculum. In 2011, he also received the Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award.

Prior to that, Professor Monteiro was a Fellow, and an award-winning teacher, at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has also worked as a Senior Researcher at the Harvard Business School’s Latin American Research and was an Adjunct Professor at IBMEC Business School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won seven teaching awards between 1998 and 2002. Prior to joining academia, Felipe was a Senior Analyst at Banco do Brasil acting as an advisor to foreign companies investing in Brazil.

He has taught, written cases and/or done research in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, England, France, Mexico, Scotland, United Arab Emirates and the United States.

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