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Irma Fernandez

Florida International University
Vice President for Engagement
Dr. Irma Becerra-Fernandez is the Vice President for Engagement. She’s the prior Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs and the Founder and Program Co-Chair of the 2010 and 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference. She’s also a Fellow and former Director of the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center, and Professor of Management Information Systems at Florida International University College of Business Administration. She was the MIT Sloan Visiting Scholar with the Center for Information Systems Research in the spring of 2009. Her research focuses on knowledge management (KM), KM systems, business intelligence, enterprise systems, disaster management, and IT entrepreneurship. She founded the FIU Knowledge Management Lab ten years ago. Dr. Becerra-Fernandez was the first female to receive a PhD from FIU’s Engineering Program.