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Wolfgang Messner


Professor of International Management
MYRA School of Business
PhD: University of Kassel, Germany

Wolfgang Messner is Professor of International Management at MYRA School of Business and Director of GloBus Research – Messner Consulting & Training Pvt. Ltd.; he is also an adjunct faculty at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany). Previously, he was a visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore and an adjunct faculty at Royal Docks Business School – University of East London (UK).

Professor Messner has written five books, most recently Making the Compelling Business Case (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and Globalization of Professional Services (Springer, 2012; co-editors Ulrich Bäumer, Peter Kreutter). His many academic and practitioner publications have appeared in Journal of Indian Business Research, Business Information Review, The Marketing Review, and numerous other academic and practitioner outlets; they deal with business transformation, the business impact of information technology, and intercultural collaboration.

Having worked in senior management positions with leading corporates and consulting firms (BMW Group, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, The Information Management Group IMG) in Europe and India, Professor Messner now undertakes research, gives keynote presentations, runs workshops, and consults globally on challenges of international business transformation, management, and leadership.

Professor Messner holds a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Kassel (Germany), an M.B.A. in Financial Management with distinction from the University of Wales (UK), and a first-class Master’s degree in Informatics after studies at the Technical University Munich (Germany) and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). He also studied at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia (Italy) and attended executive education on Strategic Marketing Management at Harvard Business School (US).

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