Emerging Markets Institute

REGION: Global


Founded in 2010, Cornell’s Emerging Markets Institute at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management provides thought leadership on the role of emerging markets—and emerging market multinationals—in the global economy. The Institute brings together preeminent practitioners and academics from around the world to develop the next generation of global business leaders and create the premier research center on the role of emerging markets in the global economy.
The Institute offers a number of strategic advantages: leadership by eminent scholars, a commitment to global education and research, and access to Cornell’s depth in international studies. The Institute focuses on results, and seeks to identify strategies which companies can successfully employ to manage growth in the emerging markets.


Title: Executive Director

Richard J. Coyle

Executive Director

Richard J. Coyle is the Executive Director of the Emerging Markets Institute at Johnson. From 2007-10 he was a Senior Director for International Corporate Affairs for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, where he supported the European retail market and the Global Procurement organization with media and government relations. He has developed significant expertise in crisis communications as the corporate spokesperson for business practices and factory conditions in the world’s largest supply chain. Prior to this, he served as Maine’s State Director of International Trade and President of the Maine International Trade Center. In addition to his MBA from Johnson, Richard holds a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an Advanced Graduate Business Certificate from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University. Richard is the recipient of the Order of Merit, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the Federal Republic of Germany, in recognition of his efforts to advance international trade.

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Ithaca NY - 14853
United States
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