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International Office

The ICSB International Office is located at The George Washington University School of Business and serves to coordinate and implement the day-to-day activities of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB).

Services of the International Office include but are not limited to: Assisting the Board of Directors and senior management with action planning processes and in the delivery of action plan tasks; Generating, maintaining and providing services to ICSB membership from non-affiliated parts of the world; Promoting ICSB and Maintaining marketing materials; Overseeing the production and ensuring the timely delivery of key ICSB products and services; Providing support to ICSB affiliates; and Supporting ICSB Board activities.

Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy

Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy

Executive Director

Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy is currently an Associate Teaching Professor of Management at the George Washington University’s School of Business. He teaches various courses including Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, and Innovation and Creativity in the MBA on-campus and online program. Dr. El Tarabishy was awarded Most Outstanding Faculty voted by students in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011. He developed the first Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Creativity courses offered to MBA students throughout the school of business.

Dr. El Tarabishy is also the Executive Director of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), the oldest and largest non-profit organization across the globe devoted to advancing small business research and practices. ICSB is a coalition of more than a dozen national organizations across the globe and represented in over seventy countries.

Dr. El Tarabishy created and managed the Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference (GWOctober.org) that is hosted at the George Washington University. The GW October conference connects the latest and most cutting edge of entrepreneurship research to the most pressing and important national and international policy to promote entrepreneurship and SMEs. The intersection of these two important topics makes the conference vital for global development.

Dr. El Tarabishy currently published his new book titled – Information Technology for Small Business – Managing the Digital Enterprise by Springer publishing company. The book covers digital innovation and use of social media for small and medium businesses.

GWU School of Business
2201 G. Street, NW
Funger Hall Suite 315
Washington, DC 20052 USA
Phone: +1 202 994-0704
Fax: +1 202 994-4930
E-mail:aymanelt@icsb.org

Michael Battaglia

Michael Battaglia

Senior VP Operations

– Work directly with Board of Directors, President, and Executive Committee to carry out operations around the world.
– Strategic role includes creating, testing and implementing new products for members and private-sector partners such as websites, journals, publications, videos, webinars and more.
– Operational role involves managing day to day activities like IRS filings, working with QuickBooks, invoicing and bill pay, marketing to new and existing members, and more.
– Event role involves creating and hosting conferences around the world, with a focus on executive meeting agendas. Responsible for soliciting speakers, designing programs and more.

GWU School of Business
2201 G. Street, NW
Funger Hall Suite 315
Washington, DC 20052 USA
Phone: +1 202 994-0704
Fax: +1 202 994-4930
E-mail: mbattaglia@icsb.org; info@icsb.org

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