The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment for the Master's Program in Global Studies.  The Colloquium Series strives to open and explore a wide range of interdisciplinary debates and their interaction and engagement with the global, hosting new guest speakers each quarter from UCSB and beyond.  The upcoming event will be hosted via Zoom on Wednesday, February 2nd at 12:30pm. Zoom link is (Meeting ID: 842 4656 4996). Please see below for the featured talk:


Stanislav Shekshnia, ESG and Corporations

Stanislav Shekshnia is a Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD, co-director of Leading from the Chair and Scandinavian Executive Institute Executive Board development programs. His research concentrates on leadership, leadership development and effective corporate governance at emerging markets and organizations. Stanislav is the author, co-author, and editor of 11 books, including Leading a Board (2d edition, 2021), CEO School (2018), Athletic CEOs (2018) and others. Stanislav Shekshnia is a senior advisor at Ward Howell talent equity advisory with an office in Moscow. Stanislav provides advice and personal coaching to business owners, senior executives and executive teams. Dr. Shekshnia is a member of the Board of Samolet Development and an independent director at Novolipetsk Steel (FTSE: NLMK). He has served as a Board Chairman of Russian Fishery, SUEK, Vimpelcom-R and a board member of several international companies. In 1991-2002 Stanislav Shekshnia held positions of CEO, Alfa-Telecom, President and CEO, Millicom International Cellular, Russia and CIS, Chief Operating Officer of VimpelCom, Director of Human Resources, Central and Eastern Europe of Otis Elevator. Stanislav Shekshnia holds a PhD and MA Degree in Economics from Moscow State University, and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston.




For more information about the Colloquium Series, please contact Professor Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Global Studies Colloquium Director:


Event Details

  • Martin Einhorn
  • Joanna Tang
  • Matthew Rochat

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