Klaus Uhlenbruck holds degrees from the University of Cologne, Germany, and the University of Colorado, Boulder. Previously, he was on the faculty of Texas A&M University and currently is also an Adjunct Professor at the European Business School in Wiesbaden, Germany. He has work experience in the computer, consulting and retail industries. Klaus teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of strategic and international management, and entrepreneurship. He has been an independent consultant for Chinese Petroleum Company in Taiwan, Freedom Chemical Company, Prudential Relocation Services and other organizations.
His research focuses on value creation in emerging markets including studies on international diversification, MNE management, mergers and acquisitions, privatization and corruption. He also studies entrepreneurial processes and family businesses. His scholarly articles have been published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Management Journal and other periodicals. His book, published in German, is on service strategies for manufacturers. Klaus serves or has served on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Management, the Journal of Management Studies, the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and the Strategic Management Journal. He is a member of the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society.