Leading International Scholar Joins School of Business
November 30, 2010
The School of Business has announced the appointment of David Weinstein as a visiting faculty member in the School’s marketing department. Weinstein is Emeritus Van Leer Professor of Industrial Marketing at INSEAD, one of the world’s leading graduate business schools with campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. As a visiting professor at the UM School of Business, Weinstein will teach in the School’s Spanish-language Master of Science in Professional Management (MSPM) program, which draws top business executives from across Latin America.
“David Weinstein has a distinguished record of teaching and directing programs in executive and MBA education and we are delighted to welcome him as a visiting member of our faculty,” said Barbara E. Kahn, dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration. “This appointment will help us to continue the momentum we are experiencing as we strengthen and grow the School’s domestic and international programs.”
Weinstein joined INSEAD in 1972 and served several times as coordinator of its marketing area. He served as program director for INSEAD’s European Marketing Program for eight years and has acted as program director on numerous other seminars. In 1989 he took over the leadership of INSEAD’s renowned Advanced Industrial Marketing Program (AIMS) and continues to direct the program today. Weinstein has published articles in leading academic journals and written numerous best-selling educational cases. He is also the author of INDUSTRAT, the leading strategic business to business marketing simulation, adopted by leading business schools and corporations for management development and "war gaming" applications.
Weinstein was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School from 1977 to 1978 and visiting professor at Stanford Business School from 1982 to 1984. He holds a PhD in marketing and information systems from Columbia University.