Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla
Dr. Juan Carlos BOTELLO is a Full Professor in the Faculty of International Commerce of the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla where he also obtained his Doctorate (Summa Cum Laude) in Direction of International Business. Dr. BOTELLO also holds two Masters Degrees – one from the Universidad Oberta de Catalunya, Spain and the other from the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Mexico, in International Business. # In addition to his present position as Full Professor at the UPAEP, he has also held distinguished professorships in Mexico at the Universidad Madero, the Universidad Vasco de Quiroga and the Instituto de Estudios Universitarios. Prior to entering academia he had a distinguished international professional career as an executive with WalMart, Inc., the Mexican Petroleum Institute, and the Mexican Import-Export Bank. The honors conveyed upon Dr. Botello include that of Co-recipient of the National Exportation Prize awarded personally by Mexico´s President Vicente Fox and The Export Merit Prize of the State of Puebla, Mexico. His prolific research output has been focused principally on computer-assisted learning, e-government and, most recently to great acclaim, on “The New Determinant Creation Theory as a Way to Attract Direct Foreign Investment”. His numerous academic articles in The Business and Management Review, the JCTA and the JCC, have been very widely cited. He has presented academic papers at internationally acclaimed congressess on several continents including, last but not least: at Cambridge University.