Phone: 716 839-8239
Office: BC 210
Torsten Doering is the director of the International Business Program and associate professor in the Business Administration Department. He has been working full-time at Daemen College since 2011.
He received an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in economics from universities in Germany, as well as an MBA with distinction from the University at Buffalo. Torsten completed his Ph.D. at UB in the field of international supply chain and operations management.
He has twenty years of experience in responsible management positions in Europe and the U.S. in high-tech consulting, Fortune 500 and medical device companies. This professional background helps to prepare students for a successful career in business.
His research focuses on global supply chain management, integration in the manufacturing sector, and demand management related topics. Utilized research methods include structural equation modeling, hierarchical linear modeling and social network analysis. He frequently presents at the EUROMA, Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the Academy of Management (AoM) annual meetings.
A week in his life includes teaching operations and supply chain management related courses for undergraduate and graduate students. During the summer, he spends time sailing on Lake Ontario and lives in Amherst with his wife, Salpi.
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Haithem Ben Jaballah is an adjunct faculty at Daemen College. He has been teaching at Daemen since 2013. Haithem teaches International Marketing and Business Ethics at Daemen and Principles of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Intercultural Negotiation and communication outside the college.
Haithem completed his Ph.D at the university at Buffalo in International Trade and World business.
Haithem is a Group Director of Market Development with a large HVAC manufacturing company. He has been the head of the export department for over 11 years. Has conducted business in four continents and has successfully managed a multi ethnic market development team.
Haithem enjoys reading about the following topics: Business, Management, leadership, and productivity. Haithem plays drums and enjoys live music. He lives in Buffalo NY with his beautiful wife Sonia and two handsome boys Salim and Ramy.
Haithem works for an HVAC company.
Phone: 716 830-5219
Since 2012, Paul McAfee has been teaching undergraduate business degree courses for Keuka College in Vietnam and China. Paul also taught the undergraduate courses for the State University of New York, University at Buffalo, in Singapore and at the Amherst Campus in 2014 and 2015. He has taught the MS in Global Business Regional Business in the Pacific Rim course for Daemen College since 2014.
Paul is a Ph.D. student at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo, in the Graduate School of Education Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning program. He is researching the efficacy of experiential Project- and Problem-Based Learning pedagogies in business education.
During his 30 years in management, Paul has helped Fortune 500 as well as start-up companies improve their brands and their marketing campaigns. He was a turn-around & growth specialist with a focus on profitable growth. His executive experiences included consumer and business-to-business sales and marketing leadership roles at Ciba-Geigy, Danaher, Kodak, and Sprint. As Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University at Buffalo, Paul has helped early-stage companies develop their strategies. Paul is a veteran of the US Army, having served from 1968 to 1971. He is a Vietnam veteran.
Paul earned his MBA in 1995 from the University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business. He earned his Bachelor of Arts & Humanities degree with honors in 1974, with dual majors from the University of Maryland; Radio, Television & Film Production, and Philosophy.
Paul is a member of Phi Beta Kappa (founded in 1776, this is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society). He is a member of the business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Paul's recent pro bono economic development and community service work includes:
- Membership and leadership in Rotary International clubs in Canada, England, and the United states, beginning in 1986. Rotary club leadership roles included Second Vice President of the Rotary Club of Wilmslow (England), President of the Rotary Club of Amherst (USA) in 2004 and 2010, and Charter President of the online Rotary E-Club of SOWNY, which he co-founded.
- Currently Public Image Chair of the online United Services Rotary E-Club.
- Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo, Baird Research Park Technology Incubator from 2003 until 2015.
- My academic work since 2012 has involved incorporation of Project-Based Learning pedagogies into Keuka College undergraduate business courses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam.
- To improve my teaching outcomes, I am pursuing a Ph.D. in Education at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo, Graduate School of Education.
- I am in the Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning program.
- I anticipate conducting my dissertation research to evaluate the efficacy of Project-Based Learning in the Electronics & Telecommunications Department of the University of Science, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.
Tito Rodriguez in an Adjunct Instructor in the Business Department at Daemen College (Amherst, NY) where he has been a faculty member since 2010.
A marketing practitioner for over 20 years, Tito has a deep background in consumer and industrial marketing with experience spanning the Aerospace, Consumer, Medical devices, Logistics, and Business Consulting industries.
After earning an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania he worked as an international management consultant and advised multinational FMCG clients in Mexico and Argentina.
He later joined Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, the iconic Vermont Ice Cream manufacturer, where he worked on a team that launched that company's international expansion. Much of his time at Ben & Jerry's was spent in Europe executing marketing and entry plans.
An engineer by training, Mr. Rodriguez also has a master’s from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and a Bachelor’s from the NYU Polytechnic Institute. As an engineer in the aerospace industry he participated in two Space Shuttle satellite launch operations.
As part of his commitment to helping develop the next generation of international business leaders, Tito has been an adjunct instructor in international business and marketing at several colleges since 1998.
Born in the Dominican Republic, Tito was raised in Brooklyn. Today, he resides in Williamsville, NY with his wife and son.
Tito Rodriguez works for Moog.
Professional Highlights Summary:
- Currently a Global Marketing Director for a local multinational industrial firm
- Responsible for the strategy development and execution of several industrial business units
- Leads an international team of marketers based in Germany, Holland, China, and the US
James Walters has been an Adjunct Instructor in the Global Business program of Daemen College since 2013. He earned an MBA from the University at Buffalo and BA degrees in English and Political Science from the same University a decade earlier.
His over 20-year professional career in marketing and business management began as an expat in Eastern Europe through the transitional 1990s. Returning to the US, James specialized in large-scale data-driven marketing campaigns and later marketing management in the growing renewable energy industry. Aside from teaching at Daemen, he currently runs a European import business.
James has been an invited speaker at over a dozen events in Europe on topics related to database marketing and data protection legislation. He has been an active member of the Federation of European Direct Marketing Associations (FEDMA) and the American Direct Marketing Association (DMA), as well as local business organizations. In 2011, he obtained the US Green Building Council’s LEED Green Associate accreditation.
James currently runs his own business.