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Texas State University

Dr. Rubens Pessanha

Dr. Rubens Pessanha

Dr. Rubens Pessanha, MBA, PMP, GPHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is Chief Insights and Learning Officer at AIGA. He has more than 20 years of global experience in marketing, strategic organizational development, project management, change management, education/action learning, and market research/insights. He has presented at conferences in North America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America. A production engineer from a major university in Brazil with an MBA with an extension in France, he completed his doctorate at George Washington University in 2017. He is co-author of several research papers/reports that have been profiled in multiple media channels. As a hobby, Dr. Pessanha enjoys teaching project management, business ethics, strategy, and marketing for graduate and undergraduate students. He lives in Minnesota with his wife, son, and their dog.