Albers School of Business and Economics
Faculty and Staff

Carlos De Mello-e-Souza, PhD

  • Carlos De Mello-e-Souza, PhD
    PhD, Accounting, Cornell University
    MBA, Cornell University
    MS, Operations Research, Federal University of Rio
    BS, Electrical/Systems Engineering, Catholic University of Rio
    Associate Professor, Accounting
    Program Director, MSBA
    Phone: 206-296-5739
    Building/Room: Pigott 426

    Teaching Areas

    • Accounting


    Personal Bio

    Carlos De Mello e Souza has over 20 years experience teaching courses in financial accounting, financial analysis, corporate valuation and computer-based modeling. He has taught at INSEAD, Penn State (University Park), Susquehanna University and Seattle University. Carlos graduated as Electrical and Systems Engineer from Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio, has a Master’s in Production Engineering from COPPE-UFRJ, and an MBA and Ph.D. from Cornell University. He has worked as a financial analyst at the Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development and in the Controller’s departments of both Exxon and Souza Cruz (a subsidiary of BAT, plc) in Brazil. Between 1996 and 2000 Carlos served as chief financial officer of a publicly traded independent Coca-Cola bottler in the state of Rio de Janeiro. In 2012-13 he returned as CEO, and helped sell the company to Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) for $498 Million. He has published in RAND Journal of Economics, Strategic Finance, Journal of Applied Finance, and Journal of Business Ethics.