Jaime Suarez

PhD Student - Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (323) 470-5369
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†


Jaime Suarez is a PhD in Entrepreneurship Candidate with extensive corporate experience in CPG marketing, manufacturing and consulting services locally and internationally. He is an industrial engineer from Santa Maria University in Caracas Venezuela with an MBA and MSBA from USC in Los Angeles and an MBE from Steinbeis Hochschule in Berlin Germany. Throughout his professional career he has seen the vigor individuals achieve through business success and the desolation of failure both in multibillion-dollar enterprises and mom and pop operations. His scholar focus and research drive are geared toward entrepreneurship as an equation balancer for social welfare and growth.
Jaime is thankful for his wife Astrid and a proud father to Daniel and Diego.

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Crisis Driven Digital Transformation," Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Information Systems TREO Talk, Atlanta, GA, October 2020 (coauthors: Hope W. Koch, Sean M. Dwyer, Yasamin Hadavi, Ramona Ionescu, Qing Li, Alexis Gonzalez, Russell Browder).
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