Mauro Guillen

Mauro Guillén, PhD

Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management; Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Research Interests:Globalization, international political economy, multinational management

About Mauro

Mauro Guillén is the Dr. Felix Zandman Endowed Professor in International Management at the Wharton School and the former director of the Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies. In that role, which he held between 2007 and 2019, Mauro launched many programs and initiatives, including the Global Knowledge Lab, the TrendLab on Globalization, the Lauder Culture Quest, the Global Program, and the Lauder Entrepreneurship Modules.

Mauro is a past winner of 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 at 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 the impact of globalization on patterns of organization and the diffusion of innovations. He is the author of 10 books and over 30 scholarly articles. His new book, 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything, provides an analysis of future global trends.

He is a member of the advisory board of the Escuela de Finanzas Aplicadas (Grupo Analistas), and has served 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. He received a PhD in sociology from Yale University and a doctorate in political economy from the University of Oviedo in his native Spain.

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ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking Program

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