Zandman Professor of International Management, The Wharton School
Mauro F. Guillén is one of the most original thinkers at the Wharton School, where he holds the Zandman Professorship in International Management and teaches in its flagship Advanced Management Program and many other courses for executives, MBAs and undergraduates.
An expert on global market trends, Guillén is a sought-after speaker and consultant. He combines his training as a sociologist at Yale and as a business economist in his native Spain to methodically identify and quantify the most promising opportunities at the intersection of demographic, economic and technological developments. His online classes on Coursera and edX have attracted more than 100,000 participants from around the world. He has won multiple teaching awards at Wharton, where his presentation on global market trends has become a permanent feature of over fifty executive education programs annually.
Guillén's research, teaching and speaking incorporate both numerical assessments of trends and illuminating examples from business, politics and everyday life. His research has earned him many distinctions, including Fulbright, Rockefeller and Guggenheim fellowships, a membership in the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, and prizes from the Academy of Management, the American Sociological Association, the Social Science History Association, and the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights. He is an elected member of the Sociological Research Association and the Macro Organizational Behavior Society and is a winner of the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award.
Guillén's research, op-eds and commentary have been featured in numerous outlets, from the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal to The Economist and the Financial Times. He has appeared on radio and TV shows, such as NPR’s Marketplace and Radio Times, CNBC’s Mad Money and Squawk Box, and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS. He is a seasoned public speaker at conferences, conventions, forums and corporate events organized by industry associations and Fortune 500 companies. He serves or has served on several advisory groups, boards of directors and nonprofit boards of trustees.
Guillén's book, "2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything," was an instant Wall Street Journal bestseller and has been translated into Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Romanian, Turkish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Vietnamese.