A native of Brazil, Berte moved to U.S. after teaching for eight years in the Business Department at Univali University in Brazil and has taught at IUPUC since 2007. As an associate professor of management she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in international business, organizational behavior and change, and entrepreneurship and innovation. Her areas of research include strategy, innovation, small technology-based firms, cross cultural studies and expatriates. Berte is an expert in writing case studies about local companies. She has several years of experience in developing and delivering executive education.