Luiz Brito holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1976) and PhD in Business from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV EAESP) (2005). He is a full professor of the Operations Department of FGV EAESP and became Dean of FGV EAESP in 2015. His research covers the intersection between strategic management and operations: value creation and appropriation in supply chains and operational capabilities and practices. He has been an active member of SMS, POMS (vice president for Latin America 2011/2013), AOM, and ANPAD. He is a member of the AACSB Board of Directors, AACSB Innovation Committee, EQUIS Committee, and Advisory Board of EFMD GN Americas. Prior to his academic activity, he had a long-standing involvement with the private sector, taking senior management positions at the Bunge group (Sanbra, Santista Alimentos) and Bemis Inc.(Dixie Toga).