About the Author

Dr. Wolfgang MessnerDr. Wolfgang Messner is Professor of International Management at MYRA School of Business (India) and Director of GloBus Research - Messner Consulting & Training Pvt. Ltd.; he has also taught as an adjunct faculty at the Indian Institutes of Management Bangalore, Indore and Kozhikode (India), Royal Docks Business School (University of East London, UK), University of Würzburg (Germany), and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany).

Wolfgang has written seven books, including Globalization of Professional Services (2012; co-editors Ulrich Bäumer and Peter Kreutter) and Intelligent IT Offshoring to India (2010). His many academic and practitioner publications have appeared in International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 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 companies (BMW Group, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, The Information Management Group IMG) in Europe and India, he now undertakes research, gives keynote presentations, runs workshops, and consults globally on strategic business transformation projects.

Wolfgang 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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