Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Jose Rocha

Jose Rocha

Department of International Business

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 457
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-2791


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Master of Science in Management of Technology
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Master of Business Administration
    University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    Tecnológico de Monterrey, Querétaro, Mexico

Areas of Expertise

  • International Marketing
  • High Tech Entrepreneurship
  • Management of Innovation, Technology and Information Systems
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Knowledge Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors

Professional Activities

Dr. Rocha’s academic and professional background includes 15+ years of international experience in higher education, research and industry with some of the top universities in the United States, Mexico and Latin America and with companies including Hewlett-Packard, Latin American Headquarters; Wihuri Oy Witraktor-Caterpillar Finland; Consolidated Parts Distributors of Canada, LTD.; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria-Compass Bank; and Robert Allen Law.

Dr. Rocha served on the faculty of the largest private educational system in Latin America: the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education University System (Tec de Monterrey - ITESM) where he held several top positions and taught a number of courses in Executive MBA, MBA and undergraduate programs. He has received a number of awards including a PhD dissertation fellowship award from 2008 to 2010.

Dr. Rocha is heavily involved with the South Florida and Latin America business communities, serving on several boards of directors such as the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Inter-American Chapter. An avid serial entrepreneur and co-owner of Swim, Bike and Run and Multisport and Beyond, LLC. as well as managing partner and owner of RMC Global Consulting, LLC., he also has worked closely with senior executives at a number of Fortune 500 companies.

Courses Taught

  • Application of Quantitative Methods in Business
  • Business in Latin America
  • Business In Society
  • Entrepreneurship: New Business Development
  • International Marketing
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Management
  • Managing Innovation
  • Managing Virtual Teams
  • Marketing of Small Business Enterprises
  • Operations Analysis
  • Organization and Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Writing the Business Plan

Refereed Journal Articles

Xia, W., Becerra-Fernandez, I., Gudi, A., & Rocha-Mier, J. (2011). Emergency management task complexity and knowledge-sharing strategies. Cutter IT Journal, 24(1).

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