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Author: Witold Henisz

For proactive stakeholder engagement, companies must combine data and relationships. Witold Henisz explains how to practice "corporate diplomacy."


  • Witold Henisz

    Dr. Witold J. Henisz is the Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Director at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. His research examines how political hazards affect international investment strategy, including multinational corporations’ efforts to engage in corporate diplomacy to win the hearts and minds of external stakeholders. His research has been published in top-ranked journals in international business, management, international studies and sociology. Witold has won multiple teaching awards and also teaches extensively on the topic of Corporate Diplomacy in open enrollment and custom executive education. He is currently a principal in the political risk management consultancy PRIMA LLC whose clients include Anglo Gold Ashanti, Rio Tinto, Shell Corporation, Maritime Financial Group, The World Bank, The Inter-American Development Bank, The Conference Board, Eurasia Group, and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT).

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