Paulo Prochno is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and Assistant Dean for the Part Time MBA and Online Programs. From 2010 to 2014, he was the associate chair of the department. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of 2007, he had appointments at Fundação Dom Cabral, a top-ranked school from Brazil focused on executive education, and Ibmec Business School, where he coordinated open enrollment executive programs. He earned a Ph.D. in management from INSEAD, an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a B.Eng. from the University of São Paulo. He has successfully taught strategy courses in Executive Development programs, MBA, M.Sc. and undergraduate programs, having won multiple teaching awards. Dr. Prochno has written articles in the areas of knowledge management, organizational routines, cross-border management and manufacturing strategy. In 2003 he got the “Newman Award” from the Academy of Management.