Expertise

  • Finance, Strategic Innovation, Technology Commercialization, Business Planning and Analysis

Research Interests

  • Digital/Innovation Economy (FinTech, InfoSec), Cross-Culture Corporate Strategy and Investment, Decision and People Analytics, Learning / Knowledge Management
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Rocky Lee, PhD

Associate Professor


Academic Background

  • PhD in Applied Economics and Managerial Science, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
  • Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts (with honors), Harvard University (USA)

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Asian Institute of Management
  • Head, Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business
  • Executive Director, AIM-JBF Center for Banking and Finance
  • Consultant, Regional and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
  • Consultant, Human Development, World Bank Group
  • Co-Founder and Former Chairman, Aero-X Golf, Inc.
  • Vice President / Global Director / General Manager, Corporate Strategy, Business Development, and New Ventures, BTG International Inc.
  • Director, Global Marketing / International Business Planning, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Consultant, Bain & Company
  • Summer Associate, Mortgage-Backed Derivatives, Lehman Brothers
  • Associate Consultant, Oliver Wyman (formerly Mercer Management / Corporate Decisions, Inc.)

Affiliations, Awards, and Honors

  • Board of Trustees, Asian Institute of Management (2018 - Present)
  • Steering Committee, AIM-Dado Banatao Incubator (2017-Present)
  • 12 U.S. patents issued, 21 U.S. patents pending (2011-Present)
  • Board of Trustees, Harvard Club of the Philippines (2012-2014)
  • Global Executive Board, Wharton Alumni Association, University of Pennsylvania (2006-2009)
  • 2014 Research Award, Asian Institute of Finance

Publications and Reports

  • 2015 Co-author (with M.T. Manalac and J.R. Veluz): Case Study: Zamboanga Grains Inc. and the Integrated Grains Highway (Asian Institute of Management)
  • 2015 Co-author (with L.W. Hooi): Organisational Best Practices in Remuneration and Incentives in the Financial Services Industry in Malaysia (Asian Institute of Finance)
  • 2007 Contributing editor/author: Establishing Private Healthcare Facilities in Developing (World Bank Publications)
  • 1999 Author: Integration of International Acquisitions (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
  • 1993 Author: Fast-Track Approval Strategies for FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (Corporate Decisions, Inc.)
  • 1992 Author: Fast-Track Approval Strategies: for FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (Corporate Decisions, Inc.)
  • 1991 Co-Editor-in-Chief: The Harvard Development Forum (Harvard University Press)

Invited Presentations and Conferences

  • 2015 Summer 11th iHEA World Congress on Health Economics, Milan, Italy Market Heterogeneity and Drug Product Innovation
  • 2014 Fall Forum on Korea-Philippine Relations within ASEAN, Manila, Philippines Enhancing Economic Cooperation between Korea and the Philippines
  • 2014 Fall 13th Annual Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility, Manila, Philippines Measuring Resilience: Indicators and Measures
  • 2013 Spring BRAC University, Dhaka, BangladeshInnovative Financing for Social Protection
  • 2010 Spring MIT Enterprise Forum, Washington DC, USA Technology Commercialization: Challenges in the Life Sciences
  • 2010 Spring Health Care Doctoral Student Seminar, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA The Effect of Market Demand Characteristics on New Drug Development and Entry
  • 2007 Spring       Doctoral Applied Economics Workshop, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Induced Innovation in Pharmaceuticals: The Differential Effects of ‘R’ & ‘D’
  • 2004 Fall National Research Service Award Trainees Research Conference, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, California, USA

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