Toto Wolff lands role at Harvard Business School

Toto Wolff was recently announced as a billionaire by Forbes, with his net worth growing exponentially in the last decade or so.

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has revealed that he feels “very honoured” to have been named as an executive fellow at the Harvard Business School, where the Austrian is set to teach future leaders.

The billionaire has been an exemplary leader for the Silver Arrows since becoming their team principal in 2013, after leaving his position at Williams.

The Mercedes shareholder led the Brackley-based team on the greatest run in the history of Formula 1, with the Silver Arrows having claimed eight consecutive Constructors’ Championships from 2014-2021.

In that period, Lewis Hamilton claimed six world titles whilst Nico Rosberg claimed one, with both having capitalised on Wolff’s incredible reign at Mercedes.

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He’s led Mercedes magnificently, to the extent where for several years the team were unbeatable.

Their domination only ended thanks to the new aerodynamic regulations, which have resulted in the Silver Arrows falling from the top step.

His success with Mercedes has also worked very well in his own favour, with Wolff having recently been named as a billionaire by Forbes.

Now, though, Wolff is hoping to give back to the community, with him set to teach as a guest lecturer alongside Professor Anita Elberse.

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Wolff will start working at Harvard in January 2024, where he’ll teach the ‘Mercedes F1: Leading a High-Performance Team’ course to first and second-year MBA students.

Wolff and Elberse do already know each other very well, with the Professor having analysed Mercedes behind-the-scenes during a race weekend.

Interestingly, Elberse’s findings have actually already been taught to students at Harvard Business School, with Wolff having been involved in that as well.

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Wolff is incredibly excited to be returning to Harvard and has shared how he’s “inspired” by the school’s students, who make him feel “energised” every time he leaves the famous campus.

“I feel very honoured and privileged to continue working with the incredibly bright young minds at Harvard,” said Wolff.

“Whenever I step on campus, I am inspired by the students’ curiosity and ambition, and I leave energised by the special learning environment they create together with the brilliant faculty.”