Leadership and Governance

Mauro Guillén

Anthony L. Davis Director of The Lauder Institute

Mauro F. Guillén is the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute at Penn. He holds the Dr. Felix Zandman Endowed Professorship in International Management at the Wharton School and a secondary appointment as Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University and a Doctorate in political economy from the University of Oviedo in his native Spain. His current research deals with emerging-market multinationals, and with the impact of globalization on patterns of organization and on the diffusion of innovations. His most recent books are Global Turning Points (Cambridge University Press), The New Multinationals (Cambridge University Press), and The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical (Princeton University Press). He serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals, and as a trustee of the Fundación Princesa de Asturias. He is an elected fellow of the Sociological Research Association, and a winner of the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award. He was a member of the University of Oviedo’s team that won the National University Basketball Championship of Spain in 1987.

Frederick Dickinson


Frederick R. Dickinson is Professor of Japanese History and co-director of the Lauder Institute. Born in Tokyo and raised in Kanazawa and Kyoto, Japan, he teaches courses on modern Japan and empire and nation in modern East Asia. He holds an M.A. in International Politics from Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan, 1986) and an M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in History from Yale University. He has received grants from the Japanese Ministry of Education, the Fulbright Commission and the Japan Foundation and was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution (Stanford University, 2000–01) and Visiting Research Scholar at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Kyoto, 2011–12). He has held visiting professorships at Swarthmore College, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Kyoto University and Kwansei Gakuin University and has served as Acting Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Penn (2008–09). He is the author of War and National Reinvention: Japan in the Great War, 1914–1919 (Harvard, 1999), Taisho Tenno (Taisho Emperor, Minerva, 2009 [in Japanese]) and World War I and the Triumph of the New Japan, 1919–1930 (Cambridge, 2013).

The Family

Board of Governers


Ernest Bachrach

Retired Senior Partner, Advent International Global Private Equity


Tom Bendheim G90, WG90

Founder and CEO, b7 Properties


Scott L. Bok

CEO, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Jorge Born (h)

Jorge Born, Jr.

CEO, Bomagra S.A.


Janifer M. Burns G86, WG86

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council
Founder and Principal, HWB Daughter, Inc.

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Chang Sun G89, WG89

Managing Partner, TPG China


Ángel Corcóstegui, Ph.D.

Founder and General Partner, Magnum Industrial Partners


Tony Davis G97, WG97

Co-Founder and President, Anchorage Capital Group LLC


Fred Dickinson, Ph.D.

Co-Director, The Lauder Institute


Steven J. Gilbert, Esq.

Chairman, Gilbert Global Equity Partners, LP


Mauro F. Guillén, Ph.D.

Anthony L. Davis Director, The Lauder Institute


Dr. Carl H. Hahn

Retired President and CEO, Volkswagen AG

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Marina Kunis Jacobson G93, WG93

Managing Director, Amicle Management LLC

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Nancy Kail G89, WG89

Nonprofit Leadership, Management and Governance


Rene Kern G90, WG90

Vice Chairman, Lauder Board of Governors
Managing Director, General Atlantic


Shiv Vikram Khemka G90, WG90

Vice Chairman, SUN Group


James J. Kim

Executive Chairman, Amkor Technology, Inc.

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Robert Koenigsberger G93, WG93

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Gramercy Funds Management


Alejandro Garza Lagüera



Leonard A. Lauder

Chairman Emeritus, Estée Lauder Companies


The Honorable Ronald S. Lauder

Chairman, Lauder Board of Governors
Chairman, Clinique Laboratories


William Lauder

Executive Chairman, Estée Lauder Companies


Robert M. Mangels

President and CEO, Mangels Industrial, S.A.


Rosanna Ramos-Velita G92, WG92

Chairman of the Board, Caja Rural Los Andes


Norm Savoie, CFA, CFP, G91, WG91

Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management


Lady Barbara Thomas Judge

Chairman Emeritus, UK Atomic Energy Authority
Chairman, Pension Protection Fund


David Trachtenberg G88, WG88

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council
Chief Solutions Officer, vRad


Jerry Wind, Ph.D.

Director, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management at Wharton
Founding Director of the Lauder Institute


Co-chaired by two long serving members of the Lauder Institute Board of Governors, the Lauder Advisory Council (LAC) supplements the work of the Board with the insight of members of the Lauder alumni community. It is comprised exclusively of Lauder alumni who have transformed their unique business education into successful international careers.

Matthew Axelrod G11, Wg11

VP, Strategy and Operations, Cota Healthcare

Janifer M. Burns G86, WG86

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council Founder and Principal, HWB Daughter, Inc.

Rosalind Copisarow G88, WG88

Partner, Copisarow MacCaig

Bruno Ducharme G86, WG86

President, TIW Capital Partners

Kathryn Harrison G12, WG12

Enterprise Blockchain Innovator, IBM

Duane Hughes G88, WG88, L91

Managing Director and Senior Business Manager for the Latin America Private Bank at J.P. Morgan

Allan Kwan G87, WG87

Venture Partner, Oak Investment Partners

Steve Minsky G91, WG91

Lauder Institute Alumni President Ex-Officio, Lauder Advisory Council CEO, LogicManager, Inc.

Pavel Oliva G00, WG00

Managing Partner, Rockhill Global LLC

Norm Savoie, CFA, GFP, G91, WG91

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Davis Smith G11, WG11

Founder and CEO, Cotopaxi

Annie Wang C05, G13, WG13

President, Senvol


One way that Lauder Institute alumni can become more active members of the Lauder community and strengthen their ties to the Institute is through LIAA, an alumni-run, global alumni association.

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