Ikka Ronkainen is a member of the faculty of marketing and international business at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He also serves as a docent of international marketing at the Aalto University (Helsinki School of Economics).
Dr. Ronkainen has published extensively in both academic journals and the trade press. He is co-author of International Marketing (10th edition) and International Business (8th edition). His trade books include The International Marketing Imperative and Mastering Global Markets. He serves on the editorial review boards of Journal of Business Research, International Marketing Review, and Multinational Business Review.
He has received the undergraduate teaching and research award twice, as well as recognition from the International Executive MBA program at Georgetown as the Outstanding Professor of the Year. He is the founder and director of the McDonough School of Business’s summer program in Hong Kong.
Dr. Ronkainen holds a doctorate and a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina as well as a master’s of science (economics) degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. He has served as a consultant to a wide range of U.S. and international institutions. He has worked with entities such as IBM, the Rand Organization, and the Organization of American States. He maintains close relations with a number of Finnish companies and their internationalization and educational efforts.