Exequiel (Zeke) Hernandez is the Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He studies the globalization, innovation, and performance of firms. His research contains three main themes. The first explores how immigrants facilitate the foreign expansion and performance of firms. The second focuses on how global networks and national institutions affect the innovation outcomes firms get from cross-national technology alliances. The third considers how firms strategically use corporate strategies (acquisitions, divestitures) to improve their positions in innovation networks. Zeke has won numerous awards for his research and teaching, including the Emerging Scholar Award from SMS in 2018. He received his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 2011.