Associate Professor of Business focused on management research and executive education. Associate Professor at D´Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, Former International Faculty at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and EGADE Business School (Mexico), guest lecturer at Fundacao Dom Cabral (FDC – Brazil), Austral Education Group (Chile), research fellow at the Johnson Graduate School at Cornell University (USA), and Management Center Innsbruck (Austria). Focus on global strategy, Latin American issues, geopolitics, and international business.


  • Ph.D.: University of São Paulo (USP)
  • MBA: Harvard Business School (HBS)
  • M.Sc.: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
  • B.S.: Military Institute of Engineering (IME)

Awards and Recognition

  • Inspirational Faculty, 2023, awarded by the Dean of the Business Schools at Tec Monterrey (300+ Faculty)
  • Distinguished Faculty, 2023, awarded by the Dean of the Business School at Tec Monterrey
  • Impact Faculty, 2022, awarded by Tec Monterrey for the top 1% of Faculty at the Business School.
  • Distinguished Faculty, 2022, awarded by EGADE Business Schools for the top 10% of Faculty.
  • Impact FaculyFaculty, 2021, awarded by Tec Monterrey.

Selected Publications

  • Valderrey, F. J., Trigos, F., Kaltenecker, E., Entry modes for Chinese enterprises in Latin America. Thunderbird International Business Review Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print
  • Kaltenecker, E. and Montoya, M.A. (2022), “Global cities and multilatinas: the search for global cities specific advantages, establishment and ownership entry modes”, Competitiveness Review, Vol. ahead of-print No. ahead-of-print.
  • Kaltenecker, E. (2022) MBA Internalization at Selected Elite Business Schools: Challenges of Geographic Dispersion and Coordination. Journal of Teaching in International Business
  • Kaltenecker, E., Okoye, K. (2021) Are innovation and internationalization intertwined? The impact of country of origin and the types of programs in elite business schools. Journal of Education for Business DOI: 10.1080/08832323.2021.1972277
  • Szymanski, M., Valdovinos, I., & Kaltenecker, E. (2021). How far are we from understanding corruption? The effect of cultural distance on corruption perception. Critical Perspectives on International Business
  • Montoya, M. A., Lemus, D., & Kaltenecker, E. (2019). The Geopolitical Factor of Belt and Road Initiative in Latin America. Latin American Journal of Trade Policy, 2(5), 6-21.