Where is your hometown?
Santana do Livramento, Brazil.

What do you teach?
Marketing Management in the MIM, International MBA, MRCB (Master in Market Research and Consumer Behavior), as well as Ph.D courses on consumer behavior and experimental design.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
A football player.

Your favorite spot in Madrid?
The rooftop bar at ADA Palace Hotel on Gran Via.

How do you relax?
Some red wine and a crime TV series.

Your favorite quote?
From Bob Marley’s song Coming in from the Cold: “When one door is closed, another is open”and “The biggest man you’ve ever seen was once a baby.”

What do you enjoy about teaching?
I’m always learning.

What accomplishment makes you most proud?
My kids, Gabriel and Sofia.

Professor Dilney Gonçalves was interviewed and photographed by Kerry Parke in Madrid (September 2013.)