MEET THE PROFESSORS
Academic Director of the International MBA
Prof. Samantha Mazzero is a mathematician by University of São Paulo (USP), holds an MBA in Marketing, MBA in economic & financial management, and MSc and Ph.D. in Business from USP in Corporate Foresight & Strategy area. Her professional experience includes more than 18 years in multinational pharmaceutical companies in Business Intelligence and marketing. She has been a professor for postgraduate students since 2008 for research & market analysis, segmentation and targeting. She joined FIA in 2013 teaching International Management for the International MBA.
Professor Renata Giovinazzo Spers is an Economist, with a Master and PhD from FEA-USP. She had a Doctorate internship at University of Cambridge and her post-doctorate research was from Vanderbilt University. Her fields of study are Corporate Foresight and Strategy.
Associate Professor at the Business Administration department at FEA-USP. She has been working at the Future Studies Program (Profuturo) since 1996, having developed in this period more than 30 consultancy projects, advisories and technical reports.
She is also the Director of Profuturo, a program at Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA) that has been offering, since 1993, MBA courses such as the International Executive MBA, the International MBA and the Americas MBA; in company courses and trainings. Professor Spers is the creator and co-founder of the Future Studies Research Journal, scientific magazine maintained by Profuturo.