Bio LOREDANA PADUREAN
Prof. Dr. Loredana Padurean is the Associate Dean at the all new Asia School of Business, a collaboration between the Central Bank of Malaysia and MIT Sloan School of Management, and an International Faculty Fellow at MIT Sloan.
As the school’s first hire, Loredana has been an energizing force behind the establishment of the school and, in particular, the development of MIT Sloan-devised action learning programs in Asia, in collaboration with corporate partners in the region.
She is a global entrepreneurial academic with a track record of program, school, and intellectual leadership for multiple degree program business units and an international keynote speaker that shared the stage with Steve Wozniak, Bob Geldof, ministers, deans, authors and public figures in the United States, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.
Her most recent research, “Jungle, Mountain, Ocean - a Startup Journey”, focuses on understanding the evolution of start-ups to scale-ups to sail-ups. Prof. Loredana has an MA in Communication and Economics and a PhD in Management from USI Switzerland.