Andres Velez-Calle is an Associate Professor of International Business at Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia. He is the Colombia country representative of the Latin America and Caribbean regional chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB-LAC). A Fulbright scholar, he received his PhD in International Business from Rutgers University and his MBA from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Prior to his academic career, Andres had extensive managerial experience as an entrepreneur and business owner. His research interests include international business, strategy, alliances, and culture. His publications appear in journals such as Small Business Economics, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Critical Perspectives on International Business, and Thunderbird International Business Review.