Prof. Lilac Nachum

Prof. Lilac Nachum
Visiting Professor
Strathmore University Business School

Lilac Nachum is a Professor of International Business at City University New York and a Visiting Professor at SBS. Nachum is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and was a Fullbring Scholar in Kenya during 2021-2022.

Her main areas of interest are global supply chains and the study of firms’ internationalization in a global world. Recently she has been studying these issues with special focus on African firms.

She has consulted with UNCTAD, UNIDO, the European Union, the Governments of Turkey and the UAE, the US Department of Commerce, and Deloitte Tumatsu, and served as an Expert Witness on a number of legal cases related to cross-border issues.

Nachum has held visiting positions in business schools around the world and has been cited by various media outlets on issues related to globalization and global companies, including CNBC, FOX Business, CNN, Forbes, FT, Business Insider Africa, The Conversation Africa, India Economic Times, among others.

Nachum is the author of three books on global companies and global value chains (one of which was translated to Chinese) and numerous journal papers published in leading journals in international business and management. She served in various capacities on editorial boards of a number of these journals.