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Karolin Frankenberger

Karolin Frankenberger

Karolin Frankenberger

Prof. Dr.

Full Professor of Executive Education

EMBA-HSG
Holzstrasse 15b

9010 St. Gallen
Professional Career

Visiting Professor, The St. Gallen Institue of Management in Asien, Singapore, Asia (2022)

Director, Institute of Management & Strategy School of Management, University of St. Gallen (2018-today)

Academic Director of the Executive MBA Programmes , Executives School of Management, Technology and Law, University of St. Gallen (2018-today)

Universität Luzern, School of Economics and Management: Assistenzprofessorin & Lehrstuhlinhaberin Strategisches Management (2016-2018)

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)
 

Main Focuses

Business Model Innovation

Ecosystems

Business Transformation

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)

Fields of research

Sustainability

Digital Business Transformation

Business Modell Innovation

Talks

Key Notes with respect to the topic of Digital Transformation, Business Model Innovation, Business Transformation, and Sustainability, please mail to Personal Assistant

Research Cooperation

Research cooperation with co-authors on individual basis


SNF NRP 73 research project jointly with Uni Lausanne, EMBA, and sanu durabilitas (2018-2021)

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

Spin-Offs

BMI Lab (founder) www.bmilab.com

Further fields of research

Circular Economy and Ecosystems

Additional Information

Personal Assistant: christina.frei-reber@unisg.ch

Teaching Activities

Strategic Management (Bachelor)

Business Model Innovation (SIM-Master)

Business Transformation (Executive MBA)

Strategy (Executive MBA)

Sustainability (Executive MBA) 

Editorial Board

Editorial Board Member: Journal of Management Studies 

Affiliations

Member of the Editorial Board: Journal of Management Studies

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

2022: Among the Best Papers (top10%) submitted to the AOM conference (together with C. Zott and W. Stam) selected by AOM Strategy Division

2021: Best Lecturer Award, Internation Executive MBA, 2021. University of St. Gallen

2021: Shortlisted (top5) for the prestigious Internation Book Award by brandeins and get abstract: Das Digital Transformer's Dilemma, German edition, Wiley.

2021: Finalist for the Business Book Award (together with O. Gassmann): The Business Model Navigator 2nd edition, 2020

2021: Among the Best Papers (10%) submitted to the AOM conference (together with F. Pietrulla) selected by AOM ONE Division

2020: HSG Impact Award - Business Model Innovation for the Circular Economy 

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   

2003: Finalist for the Best Research Article Award, Strategic Managemnt Society (SMS) Mini Conference, Connecticut, USA 

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