Board of Directors
Dr. Robert Valli
Founder and Board Member
Dr. Robert Valli is dean of the College of Management at LIU Post. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University. Dr. Valli’s career trajectory spans investment banking, Silicon Valley ventures, policy-making, and academic administration. His professional background offers a unique arsenal of hybrid skills. Having taught international executive and customized education programs at the University of Illinois and on three continents, Dr. Valli is a certified Franklin-Covey Facilitator. Dr. Valli served as director of Illinois Business Consulting (IBC).
Graziela Fusaro is the assistant dean for the College of Management at LIU Post. She holds a M.B.A. from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from FUMEC in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her main career was mostly built in consulting and M&A. She worked for many years as a consultant for AT Kearney developing an expertise in strategy for the financial industry. Over the last 10 years, she was the only female partner at Araújo Fontes, an investment banking advisory firm. She has significant international experience conducting many strategic consulting projects and M&A transactions in Latin America, the U.S., and Europe.
Yoo-Seong Song is currently Associate Professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Song worked as Senior Associate at Ernst & Young, Senior Consultant at Accenture, and Market Intelligence Analyst at Tellabs. As an entrepreneur, he also co-founded two companies, Logit International and Heavenly Seeds Media, which provide multimedia contents to publishing and media companies. He currently teaches courses in Competitive Intelligence, Knowledge Management, and Consulting.
Emil Andersson graduated from LIU Post with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, concentrating in International Business and Economics. Through LIU Post and ICON, Emil has participated in three project cycles as a consultant, senior consultant, and project manager. He has since then worked as the Global Manager for International Consulting Network.
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