Dr. Elie Chrysostome is full professor of international business and strategic management at the State University of New York, Campus of Plattsburgh and director of CEDIMES Institute USA (Centre for Research in Global Business, Economics, International Development and Social Movements). He was the chair of the division of International Business of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC). He’s also the chair of the CEDIMES International Conference. Dr. Elie Chrysostome is a research associate at the Walter Somers Chair in International Strategic Management of HEC-Montreal (Canada) and at the Montreal Local Global Research Group at the John Molson School of Business of Concordia University at Montreal (Canada). He taught at Laval University and at University of Moncton in Canada and was invited speaker or visiting scholar at several leading business schools including Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona, USA), Haute Ecole de Gestion de Fribourg (Fribourg, Switzerland), HEC-Montreal (Canada), Laval University (Quebec, Canada), Universite Paris-Dauphine, Wroclaw University of Economics (Poland).