Karolin Frankenberger

Karolin Frankenberger

Karolin Frankenberger

Prof. Dr.
Full Professor of Executive Education
EMBA-HSG
Holzstrasse 15b
9010 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Business Transformation
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Ecosystems
Fields of research
  • Sustainability
  • Business Modell Innovation
  • Digital Business Transformation
Further fields of research Circular Economy and Ecosystems
Education
Harvard Business School, USA: Visiting PhD student with Prof. Tiziana Casciaro (2004) 

University of Connecticut, School of Business, USA: Visiting PhD student with Prof. Steven Floyd (2003)

University of St. Gallen, PhD in Strategic Management, Institute of Management Title: The role of the social context in strategy-making, grade: summa cum laude, Committee: Prof. Dr. Günter Müller-Stewens (Supervisor), Prof. Dr. Andreas Hermann (Co-Supervisor) (2001-2004)

Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, Diploma - Studies in Business Administration (1996-2000)
Professional Career
University of Lucerne, School of Economics and Management: Chaired Assistant Professor of Strategic Management (2016-2018)

University of St. Gallen, Institute of Technology Management (ITEM): Assistant Professor & Head of CC Business Model Innovation (2014-2016)

University of St. Gallen, Institute of Technology Management (ITEM): Post Doc & Head of CC Business Model Innovation (2011-2016)

McKinsey & Company: Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Consultant (2004-2011)

Teaching Activities

Strategic Management (Bachelor)

Business Model Innovation (SIM-Master)

Business Transformation (Executive MBA)

Strategy (Executive MBA)

Sustainability (Executive MBA) 
Projects
SNF research project LACE 73, in collaboration with Uni Lausanne, EMPA and sanu durabilitas, together with: Nespresso, V-Zug, Logitech, tiscatiara, BienAir Dental, SV group, LosingerMarazzi
Affiliations
AcademiaNet – Expert Database for Outstanding Female Academics (2018) – invited by Robert Bosch Stiftung and Spektrum der Wissenschaft (Nature Publishing Group) 

Academy of Management Society

Strategic Management Society
Awards

2019: Thinkers50, Thinker of the Month May 2019

2018: AcademiaNet – Expert Database for Outstanding FemaleAcademics (2018) – invited by Robert Bosch Stiftung and Spektrum der Wissenschaft (Nature Publishing Group) -     

2018: SNF Research Foundation, NRP 73, (received 2018-2022), main applicant, team with Uni Lausanne and EMPA and with 7 selected firms: Nespresso, V-Zug, Logitech, tiscatiara, BienAir Dental,SV group, LosingerMarazzi


2013: Nominated, SMS BestConference Paper Prize, SMS annual conference, Atlanta, 2013. -     Finalist, StrategyProcess Best Proposal Award, Strategy Process Interest Group, StrategicManagement Society annual conference, Atlanta, 2013.

2006: Winner, Sumantra GhoshalResearch and Practice Award, Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta

2006: Winner, DistinguishedPaper Award Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta, 2006    
Spin-Offs BMI Lab (founder)
Talks Key Notes with respect to the topic of Digital Transformation, Business Model Innovation, Business Transformation, and Sustainability
Editorial Board Editorial Board Member: Journal of Management Studies 
Research Cooperation
Research cooperation with co-authors on individual basis

SNF NRP 73 research project jointly with Uni Lausanne, EMBA, and sanu durabilitas