Exequiel Hernandez, PhD

Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Assistant Professor, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Global networks, internationalization, immigration, innovation, knowledge management, mergers and acquisitions

About Exequiel:

Professor Exequiel (Zeke) Hernandez is the Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Assistant Professor. He studies how firms strategically use formal and informal external relationships to internationalize, innovate, and enhance their performance. His research is motivated by a pervasive managerial challenge: firms do not own all the resources they need to be successful and thus have to reach beyond their organizational and national boundaries to get them. This leads firms to establish external relationships with collaborators and rivals, domestically and internationally. Professor Hernandez’s research explores how firms strategically access and manage these external relationships (i.e. their antecedents) and how such relationships affect globalization, innovation, and performance (i.e. their consequences). He received his PhD from the University of Minnesota and before joining Wharton, he was a professor at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Executive Education Programs Taught:

People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

Discover how to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better human resources tools for defining and cultivating organizational culture.