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Professor of Practice, NYU Shanghai and Fundação Dom Cabral, NYU Shanghai

Rodrigo Zeidan is Professor of Practice of Business and Finance at NYU Shanghai and Affiliate Professor at Fundacao Dom Cabral.

Professor Zeidan is the author of Economics of Global Business (MIT Press), The General Model of Working Capital Management (Palgrave Macmillan), and five other books. His research has also been published in some of the top journals in finance and economics, such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, Nature Sustainability, Energy Economics, Harvard Business Review, International Journal of Production Economics, and Journal of Business Ethics. His more recent research focuses on Sustainable Finance, alongside issues in Corporate Finance and Industrial Economics. Rodrigo has a biweekly column at Folha de S. Paulo, the largest Brazilian newspaper. He has written extensively for international media outlets, including the New York New Times, CNN, the World Economic Forum, Bloomberg, and Americas Quarterly. Rodrigo is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, and the Brazilian Review of Finance. He holds a position as Senior Scholar at the Center for Sustainable Business, NYU Stern.

Rodrigo Zeidan has significant teaching experience at all levels from undergraduate to international MBAs in South America, Europe, and Asia. He has taught over 100 courses for undergraduates, 20 courses for post-graduates, and 2000 hours of Executive Education. Some of the companies he works or has worked with include Kraft Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Santander, Skanska, L’Oreal, RCI Banque, Vale, Queiroz Galvão, Itaú Bank, and Petrobras. One of the works he has supervised created over USD 1 billion of shareholder value to a listed company in Brazil. His consulting jobs are in Valuation, M&A, Cash Conversion Cycle Management, Personal Finance and Trust Funds.

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    Associate Professor of Practice, Business & Finance, NYU Shanghai