Jose Rocha

PhD, Business Administration, Florida International University

Office: FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MANGO-457

Phone: 305-348-2793


Areas of Expertise: International Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Corporate Social Responsibility


Dr. Rocha's academic and professional background includes 15+ years of international experience in higher education, research and industry with some of the top universities in the United States, Mexico and Latin America and with companies including Hewlett-Packard, Latin American Headquarters; Wihuri Oy Witraktor-Caterpillar Finland; Consolidated Parts Distributors of Canada, LTD.; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria-Compass Bank; and Robert Allen Law.

Dr. Rocha served on the faculty of the largest private educational system in Latin America: the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education University System (Tec de Monterrey - ITESM) where he held several top positions and taught a number of courses in Executive MBA, MBA and undergraduate programs. He has received a number of awards including a PhD dissertation fellowship award from 2008 to 2010. Dr. Rocha is heavily involved with the South Florida and Latin America business communities, serving on several boards of directors such as the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Inter-American Chapter. An avid serial entrepreneur and co-owner of Swim, Bike and Run and Multisport and Beyond, LLC. as well as managing partner and owner of RMC Global Consulting, LLC., he also has worked closely with senior executives at a number of Fortune 500 companies.

Courses Taught

ISS 6247: Social Enterprise and Grassroot Innovation
ISS 6926: Capstone Project