Program Chairs

Cinthia Santornino, Ph.D.

University of Connecticut
Communications Chair

After spending more than a decade in corporate and institutional settings as a strategic planning professional and consultant, Dr. Cinthia B. Satornino entered academia to pursue cutting edge research. Her research focus is on uncovering how firms can quantify and leverage the capital embedded in their social structures to increase productivity, innovation, and sales performance. 

Cinthia has coauthored award winning publications in several outlets, including the Journal of Marketing, where her article, “Social Networks within Sales Organizations: Their Development and Importance for Salesperson Performance” won the 2016 Excellence in Research Award from the AMA SalesSIG.

Dr. Satornino is the founding co-Chair of the Committee for Hispanic Excellence in business, a PhD Project/White House initiative, and was recognized as a 2016 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Magazine.