Henry Han, PhD

Henry Han

Assistant Professor of Management, The College of New Jersey; Senior Fellow, Management Department, The Wharton School

About Henry:

Xu Han (“Henry”) is an assistant professor at the College of New Jersey and an adjunct assistant professor in the Management Department at the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania. Henry earned his bachelor’s in international law from China Foreign Affairs University and a PhD in management (strategy) from Guanghua School of Management at Peking University.

Henry’s broad research interest lies in understanding how firms create value and sustained competitive advantage through corporate entrepreneurship and business model innovation. He is particularly interested in firms in finance and renewable energy sectors. Henry’s research has been published in influential academic and practitioner-oriented journals (e.g., Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, PKU Business Review) and presented in multiple international conferences (e.g., annual conferences of Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society). He received “Best Empirical Paper Award" from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management. He is also a member of the editorial board of Management and Organization Review.

Henry’s teaching is focused on a diverse set of strategy and entrepreneurship related topics (e.g., business model innovation, venture capital, and corporate entrepreneurship) in undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Education programs. He also writes teaching cases on business model innovation and venture capital investments, which have been published at the Wharton School and Harvard Business School. In 2017, Henry co-founded and runs a U.S. CleanTech startup company which has been funded by National Science Foundation and Department of Energy. He also advises firms in both U.S. and China on various strategy and entrepreneurship issues.