Vanina Farber

elea Professor and Dean of the Executive MBA - International Institute for Management Development

Vanina Farber is elea Professor of Social Innovation and Dean of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) EMBA program. She is an economist and political scientist specializing on social innovation, entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility, with also almost twenty years of teaching, researching and consultancy experience, working with academic institutions, multinational corporations and international organizations.

Prior to coming to IMD, Dr. Farber was Professor and Chair of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Inclusion at Universidad del Pacífico (Peru) where she also was the Dean of the Graduate School of Business. She was an Associate Professor for the IE Business School where she taught Economic Environment and Country Analysis in blended programs and designed and co-directed the training course for professors “Leadership in Blended Education”. She has also worked as a consultant for different international organizations (ILO, UNDP, UNOPS).

Dr. Farber holds a PhD in Business Administration and a MA in Economics from the University of Memphis, as well as a Bachelor Degree in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires.