Xu Han (Henry) is currently an assistant professor at the College of New Jersey and an adjunct assistant professor in the Management Department at the Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania. Henry earned his Bachelor in International Law from China Foreign Affair University and Ph.D. in Management (Strategy) from Guanghua School of Management at Peking University.
Henry’s broad research interest lies in understanding how firms create value and sustained competitive advantage through corporate entrepreneurship and business model innovation. He is particularly interested in firms in FinTech and renewable energy sectors. Henry’s research has been published in influential academic and practitioner-oriented journals and presented in multiple international conferences. He received “Best Empirical Paper Award” from the Entrepreneurship Division of Academy of Management. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of Management and Organization Review.
Henry teaches various strategy and entrepreneurship related topics (e.g., venture capital, business model) in undergraduate, MBA and Executive Education programs. He also writes cases on the business model innovation of firms and venture capital investments. Meanwhile, Henry co-founded and serves as the CFO of a CleanTech startup company, which has received awards and funding from National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Energy (DOE).