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Francisco J. Valle, Ph.D. - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Francisco J. Valle, Ph.D.

Management Lecturer, College of Business Administration | Loyola Marymount University


Part-time Faculty


Professor Francisco Valle earned a Ph.D. in Management and an Executive Certificate in Strategy from Claremont Graduate University's The Peter F. Drucker & Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. He holds an MBA from California State University, Fullerton, and a B.S. in Chemistry, Pharmacy, and Biology from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Professor Valle completed Corporate Governance Training at both Harvard Business School, and UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.

Professor Valle teaches Strategic Management and Business Globalization at LMU. Prior to LMU, he conducted classes on Global Marketing and Strategy at UCLA, and Marketing and the Organizational Mindset, Consumer Behavior, Integrated Advertising, and Integrated Marketing Communications at Champlain College. In addition, Professor Valle has conducted professional seminars and webinars for executives related to the Hispanic, multicultural and general markets since 1986 in both English and Spanish.

As a consultant, Professor Valle combines his business strategy, management, and marketing expertise to identify and determine innovative opportunities of complementary assets for value creation and increased market share. He helps organizations develop a sustainable competitive advantage, and to execute innovative Integrated Strategic and Marketing Communication Plans.

Some recognitions of Professor Valle’s unique expertise include: (a) Receiving Merrill Lynch’s prestigious Global Leadership in Diversity Award; (b) Selected as a member of BP Oil’s Worldwide Center of Expertise Committee in Logistics and Distribution; (c) Conducting with the Institute of the Americas a “Selling Consumer Goods to Hispanics” conference for domestic and Latin American Executives, (d) Recipient of Four Advertising Palm Awards; and (e) Selection by Forbes Magazine of the book he coauthored How To Win The Hispanic Gold Rush™ to its book club.

Dr. Valle is biliterate and bilingual (English-Spanish) and a TED Circles Host.

Education (3)

Claremont Graduate University: Ph.D., Management 2015

Beta Gamma Sigma, International Honor Society, Granted Lifetime Membership, 2015.

California State University, Fullerton: MBA 1985

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México: B.S., Chemistry, Pharmacy and Biology 1981


Areas of Expertise (10)





Big Data

AI and Machine Learning


New Media Advertising

Digital and Social Media


Event Appearances (4)

"The Mentoring Process Throughout Your Career"

Orange County Chapter, Prospanica  Webinar


"What to do to keep your business alive during these difficult times?"

Hispanic Chamber of eCommerce and the United States Business Association of e-Commerce  Webinar


“Why do I have to build a sustainable competitive advantage?”

Hispanic Chamber of eCommerce and the United States Business Association of e-Commerce  Webinar


“Learn strategies that will help your business develop a “restoration” strategy through long-term access to capital planning and network opportunities"

e Hispanic Chamber of e-Commerce and the United States Business Association of eCommerce  Webinar