Area of Study: Innovation
Management & Entrepreneurship
Investment banking and private equity‐trained professional with over 10 years of experience leading strategic initiatives. Expertise in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, venture investments, alliances, commercial deals and partnerships. Mr. Cesta holds a BS in Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture from the University of Sao Paulo and an MBA in Finance & Accounting from the University of Rochester.
Active Research Projects
- Investigating optimal allocation for corporate venture capital portfolios
- The role of venture investor profile in investee value creation