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Leadership Team

Ben Gomes-Casseres, Co-Director

Ben Gomes Casseres, Co-Director of the Asper CenterBen Gomes-Casseres is a professor of international business and director of the MBA program, focusing on global strategy. He has written or edited four books including Mastering Alliance Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide to Design, Management, and Organization. His articles have appeared in the Financial Times, Strategy & Business, Sloan Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and elsewhere. 

Before coming to Brandeis IBS, Gomes-Casseres was an economist at the World Bank Group, primarily working on projects in Latin America.


Charles Reed, Jr., Co-Director

Charles Reed, Co-Director of the Asper CenterCharles Reed teaches undergraduates and graduates in the process of forming business startups and developing associated business plans.

Before coming to Brandeis IBS, Reed was a company CEO and top line manager for more than twenty years.  Most recently, he founded and served as the President of Integra Technologies Corporation, a supplier of accessory equipment to mainframe computer sites.  This business was sold to a Fortune 500 company at the beginning of 1997.