Full professor of media and communication management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Head of the University of St. Gallen’s International Study MBA Program. Director of the =mcm institute for media and communications management. Creativity, Innovation, Visualization, and Strategy Trainer. Author of 18 books and over 200 scientific articles.
Research on collaborative creativity, knowledge management, knowledge visualization, knowledge communication, and information quality.
Prior appointments as guest professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta), the Simon Fraser Beedie School of Business (Vancouver), the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing, at Universidad Pacifico in Lima, Peru, and at Aalto University / Helsinki School of Economics, Finland, as well as a senior visiting fellow of Cambridge University (UK). Lecturer in various MBA and executive programs throughout Europe, the Americas, Saudi Arabia, and Asia.
Advisor and trainer to organizations such as the United Nations, the European Central Bank, Philips, UBS, IATA, KPMG, Swiss Re, GfK, Daimler and others. Inventor of the visualization suite en.lets-focus.com and the collabcards.com card set.