Mauro Guillén, PhD

Dr. Felix Zandman Professor, Professor of International Management, The Wharton School; Director, The Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests:

Globalization, international political economy, multinational management

About Mauro:

Mauro is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Dr. Felix Zandman Endowed Professor in International Management at the Wharton School. He received a PhD in sociology from Yale University and a Doctorate in political economy from the University of Oviedo in his native Spain. He is a member of the advisory board of the Escuela de Finanzas Aplicadas (Grupo Analistas), and serves as the Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals. He is a trustee of the Fundación Princesa de Asturias, the Royal Foundation of Spain.

In 2013, Mauro won the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award which honors educators who have demonstrated leadership and risk-taking in integrating complex business and society issues into their teaching. He is an elected fellow of the Macro Organizational Behavior Society and of the Sociological Research Association, a former Guggenheim Fellow, and a Member in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His current research deals with corporate governance, the role of the corporation in society, the internationalization of the firm, and with the impact of globalization on patterns of organization and on the diffusion of innovations. He is the author of 10 books and over 30 scholarly articles.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Advanced Management Program
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

Corporate Governance LATAM
This program was designed to show current and potential board members of family companies based in Latin America and Miami how to govern effectively by learning best practices for board leadership and applying ethical and operational perspectives for sound decision-making.

Global CEO Program: A Transformational Journey
Academic Director
This program meets on three non-consecutive weeks in three different countries – IESE in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Wharton School in Philadelphia, and CEIBS in Shanghai, China. Strengthen your knowledge of new markets, reflect on pressing issues, and broaden your skills as a senior leader.

High-Potential Leaders: Accelerating Your Impact
Develop the strategic perspective required of global leaders, learn to manage uncertainty and execute your vision, and establish a firm personal foundation that can withstand the pressures of leadership.

LAVCA-Wharton LATAM Private Equity Professional Development Program
The LAVCA/Wharton program is for private equity and private capital professionals in Latin America’s private equity community.

This highly customized Wharton Executive Education and Leadership in the Knowledge Society program will help you better address the current global concerns and strategic leadership challenges facing you and your organization.

Women’s Executive Leadership: Business Strategies for Success
Designed specifically for today’s rising female executives, participants will gain business knowledge that will enhance their professional influence and improve their business acumen and leadership skills.