Javier Perez is the acting executive director of the Emerging Markets Institute and a Visiting Senior Lecturer of Management. He currently teaches the International Consulting Practicum. Perez has over 20 years of senior-level international management experience. As a partner of McKinsey & Company he worked extensively in India, China and across Asia and Latin America, advising large multinational and domestic corporations on portfolio strategy, market entry, joint ventures and acquisitions. Most recently, Perez was senior vice president, strategic planning and M&A at the Estee Lauder Companies, and was a member of its Executive Committee. Perez has an MBA from Columbia University, an MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.