Prof. William Newburry

Florida International University, USA. “Building Corporate Reputations in Transition Economies: Overcoming Home Country and Other Barriers in a Digital World”

Dr. William Newburry is Chair of the Department of International Business at Florida International University, and the Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business. Professor Newburry’s research interests focus on how multinational corporations manage and relate to subsidiaries and other local stakeholders when they invest overseas, with a particular emphasis on corporate reputation-related issues. He has published over 40 articles in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of World Business (JWB), Journal of Management Studies (JMS), and Business& Society, among others. He recently co-authored Emerging Market Multinationals: Managing Operational Challenges for Sustained International Growth (2016, Cambridge University Press), and has co-edited two additional books.

Prof. Newburry is Series Editor of Research in Global Strategic Management, and Associate Editor of AIB Insights. He serves on the Senior Advisory Board of the Review of International Business and Strategy, and on the editorial review boards of JIBS, JWB, JMS, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, and Cross Cultural and Strategic Management. He is also a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) Center for Emerging Market Studies. He served as Chapter Chair of the Academy of International Business Latin America Chapter (AIB-LAT) from 2012-2018. He also previously served as Interest Group Chair of the Global Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society.

Prior to joining FIU, Dr. Newburry was employed at Rutgers Business School in the Department of Management and Global Business. He received his Ph.D. in 2000 from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with co-majors in the fields of international business and management. Prior to pursuing an academic career, he worked six years at McDonnell Douglas Corporation in St. Louis.