• Industrial Distribution
  • Research Assistant Professor
Esther Rodriguez Silva

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Maritime Sciences and Technology, Kobe Maritime University, Japan, 2005
  • M.S., Transportation and Information Systems Engineering, Kobe University, Japan, 2000
  • B.A., International Affairs, University of Las Americas, (UDLA), 1995

Research Interests

    • Distribution Best Practices
    • Distribution Profitability
    • Growth and Market Share
    • Sales and Marketing Optimization
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Global Distribution
    • Strategic Planning
    • Project Management

    Recent Significant Research and Teaching Activities:

    • Talent Incubator Program: Educate and train students for industry project development and execution. Provide talent pipeline for companies' internships and full-time.
    • Global Study Abroad Program: Business Plan and Project Development for GSA. 2011-2014.
    • Teaching: Optimizing Distributor Profitability, Pricing, International Sales and Marketing, Global Engineering, Distributor Competitiveness, Distributor Processes, Customer Stratification.
    • Research: Optimizing Distributor Value Added Services, Optimizing Human Capital Consortia.