Academic supervisor: Adalberto Fischmann (USP) / John Humphrey (U of Sussex / IDS)
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Co-author of paper that won the best paper prize of the area. CAPES grant holder 2015 - 2016 for Post Doctoral studies at the University of Surrey, UK. Work as voluntary at FIA Business School's two social projects: (1) Supports young individuals to prepare for university exams; (2) Supports middle age unemployed individuals to acquire new competencies to go back to executive positions and / or to start new business.
Current affiliation: FIA Business School / FECAP University
Eduardo Armando is associate researcher at the Stakeholders & Networks CNPq (Brazilian Research Council) research group at the University of Sao Paulo School of Economics Business and Accountancy (FEA USP) and is currently focused on researching Business Cluster Competitiveness, Global Value Chains, Production Networks and Business Strategy for Upgrading. Armando has broad international experience, most notably, as visiting scholar at: (1) University of Surrey, UK, as post doctoral fellow under CAPES grant in 2015 – 2016; (2) Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University, UK (2007, under Tokyo Foundation grant, SYLFF fellow, regular and mobility programs) and (3) At the Center on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness at Duke University, NC, USA (2006) and also coordinating courses for Brazilian executive students in top US universities. Armando is guest co-editor of Review of Business Management (RBGN) special issue “Global Value Chains, Business Networks and Strategy”, has been publishing articles in business periodicals and works as reviewer for periodicals and conferences in Brazil and abroad. He also works for FIA Business School, at FECAP university, both in Sao Paulo, Brazil in graduate and post graduate programs and is a guest lecturer at SENAC Sao Paulo and at Illinois Institute of Technology, IIT, Chicago, IL, USA both in MBA programs.
Regular program during PhD allowed me to spend some time at Duke University Center as Visiting Scholar on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness) (currently Global Value Chains Center Center) previously known as the Duke University Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness), NC, USA, under the auspices of Professor Gary Gereffi. Sylff Mobility Program allowed me to spend some time at the University of Sussex, Institute for Development Studies, UK under the supervision of Professor John Humphrey.