Keynote Speakers

Academician Abdylmenaf Bexheti, Ph.D.

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Abdylmenaf Bexheti, born 1959 in Tetove, Macedonia. Has been graduated in economics at University of Prishtina in 1982 and master degree (1999) and PhD in Economics in State University of Skopje (UKIM) in 2002.

Thirty years mix experience in professional and academic field as well in micro and macroeconomics also. Also in public sector management, 1996-1998 has been Minister for Development and also Minister for Transport and Communication in Government of RM.

Since establishing SEEU in 2001, has been engage in academic staff and also in Management of the University. During 2005 for two months has been in postdoctoral studies in Kelley Business School in USA. Later 2009, for two weeks, he has follow the University Leadership Program at USA being present in North Carolina University and Georg Washington University in D.C. At the beginning as Dean of Business Administration Faculty and later as Pro-Rector for Finance and development of the University, since 2012, when leave these position because of status of full member of Academy of Science and Arts of Macedonia.

Professor Bexheti has published three books (alone) and some as co-author, more than 30 research papers (regional and International), 50 projects and more than 300 analysis and columns.

Professor P. Sergius Koku, Ph.D., J.D.

kokuProfessor Koku is a tenured full professor in the College of Business in Florida Atlantic University. He works on interdisciplinary issues including but not limited to issues on poverty eradication, interface between finance and marketing, corporate governance, information asymmetry, boycotts and social activism. He comments on boycott activities for national and international media such as the Washington Post and the New York Times.

Professor Koku has won several research awards. His papers have appeared in several peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He holds a B.A (summa cum Laude) with concentration in Finance from University of the Virgin Islands, MBA (Marketing) from Oregon State University, MBA (Finance), MA (Applied Economics), and a Ph.D. in Finance and Marketing, all from Rutgers. Professor Koku also holds the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law and specializes in Consumer and Personal Law. He is involved in several professional associations which include: The American Bar Association, The American Finance Association, American Marketing Association, Academy of Marketing Science, The Florida Bar, The Federal Bar- Southern District of Florida, and The Institute of Operations Research and Management Sciences.

Professor Marius Sorin Dinca, Ph.D.

DincaMarius Sorin Dinca is a Ph.D. Full Professor with the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration, Transilvania University of Brasov, Brașov, Romania.

He is coordinator of Finance and Banking study program and president of Finance and Budget Senate Commission of Transilvania University. He is an International Evaluator for Bosnian, Lithuanian and Russian Federation’s Agencies of Quality Assurance in Higher Education, evaluator for Romanian Agency of Higher Education Research. He has published 7 Web of Science indexed articles, 13 articles indexed in Scopus, over 25 articles indexed in IDB.

He is Reviewer for 5 Web of Science indexed journals (among which Journal of International Money and Finance and Expert Systems with Applications) and member of professional associations such as ATINER (Athens Institute for Education and Research), IAES (International Atlantic Economic Society) and EACES (European Association for Comparative Economic Studies).