Aya Chacar is the Kauffman Associate Professor of Management and International Business at Florida International University. Previously she was an Assistant Professor at the London Business School, and has had visiting appointments at Ohio State University, the University of Utah and Balamand University. Aya Chacar earned her PhD from UCLA and completed her MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and her engineering studies at the University of Saint Joseph. Her research on the drivers of value creation and value appropriation has been published in leading outlets including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Management Studies, Advances in Strategic Management, and Managerial and Decision Economics. This research has been done in the context of Major League Baseball, the pharmaceutical industry, investment banking, and emerging markets and has won numerous accolades including Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management’s International Management division. Aya Chacar teaches in various executive and graduate programs and has taught in various company programs including Baxter, Cues, Novartis, and Sara Lee and has received the Best Course Award.