Technology and Innovation, Strategy
Stefan is a Professor of Strategy and Innovation and Director of PhD studies at ESMT Berlin. He joined ESMT in 2011 after completing his Habilitation (2010) and his Doctorate in Management (2005) at Ludwig-Maximilians University LMU Munich. Also, he is a Senior Fellow at the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and serves on the boards of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association EPIP and the Doctoral Program of the Berlin School of Economics. He is also a member of the editorial review boards of the Strategic Management Journal and Strategy Science.
His research interests cover the intersection of firm strategy, technological innovation, industrial organization and law. Engaging with students and the public on important innovation policy issues is a key aspect of his work. Beyond the classroom, he has worked with numerous clients on questions of innovation as well as data analytics.
Results of Stefan's research have been published in leading journals including Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal and Research Policy. The Forschungsmonitoring ranking established by the Swiss Economic Institute (KOF) at ETH Zurich has listed him among the top 5% (considering only A+ and A publications) Business Administration scholars at German-speaking Institutions considering lifetime publication record as well as considering publications between 2016 and 2020 exclusively.