I am an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management
Information Systems at Governors State University. In the past I similar positions at Pennsylvania
State University and the Rochester Institute of Technology. I received a D.B.A. from Boston
University and a B.S. in Management Science and a Master in Finance
from Universidad Metropolitana
(Venezuela). I also studied at UNIS,
La Salle La Colina,
and Universidad Central de Venezuela.
I am also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). I have three basic streams of research: (1) the design of Resource
Management Information Systems (ex. AIS, ERP), (2) the
Digital Divide or the differences in usage, implementation,
and application of IS/IT between developing and developed
countries, and (3) developing a better
understanding of how Technology Mediated Communications differ
from face-to-face communications. I teach MIS, Strategy, and Accounting at the graduate
I have worked in places like Vencred,
Oster de Venezuela
, COBOL, COPAN, and Tercer Medio as a programmer, financial
analyst, manager, and CIO. I am or have been a consultant
to companies like Software de
Venezuela, CAUTUS, Maraven,
US Feed Grain Council,
US Meats, American Soybean
Association, Banco Central
de Venezuela, and Academia Nacional de Ciencias Economicas.
I have taught in IAE (Argentina),
IESA (Venezuela), Boston
University, and RIT
(NY). I have given academic lectures and seminars in Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Spain, and China.
I was born in Venezuela and currently reside
in Chicagoland. I am the proud father of
thirteen-year old triplets and a six-year old. I speak Spanish and English fluently
while being able to understand French. I enjoy photography,
cooking, and scuba-diving as well as traveling to new places
every time I can.
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