Rivadávia Correa Drummond de Alvarenga Neto
Rivadávia Correa Drummond de Alvarenga Neto is an independent member of our board of directors, a position he has held since September 2, 2020. Dr. Drummond is Clinical Assistant Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and founding partner and Executive Director of Rivadavia & Associates where he has long been working with world-class organizations such as Mastercard, HSBC, Citibank, Bradesco, GM, Ford, Bank of the West/BNP Paribas, Nissan and IBM, among others. Prior to joining the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Dr. Drummond was an original partner and board member of the Anima Educational Group Brazil, a Visiting Associate Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China. Dr. Drummond was a post-doctoral fellow and visiting scholar at the University of Toronto, Canada, in 2009, holds (1) a PhD in Information Studies, I-School from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), in which he had his PhD Dissertation nominated for the award “Best Brazilian Dissertation in the field,” (2) a MSc in Information Studies, I-School, from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), (3) an MBA in International Business, from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais and (4) a bachelor’s degree in Business from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. With more than thirty years of teaching experience, of which more than twenty years were spent teaching executive education in leading business schools and universities, Dr. Drummond has won multiple teaching excellence awards and has hold C-Level positions as President, CEO, Rector, Dean and Executive Director.