Northwestern University (BA)
IESE Business School (MBA)
The Hertie School (PhD)
During PhD: Visiting researcher at the Copenhagen Business School and Stanford University.
Prior to my academic career, I worked in an innovation team at Nokia in the location division (now, HERE) on new product innovation and later product marketing. Earlier, our team co-founded a geography- and technology- education nonprofit in Chicago that later became part of Reach the World.
For fun, I occasionally use alternative media to think about institutional change. I collaborated on conceptual art projects and once gave a talk satirizing startup culture during the few months I worked for a data aggregator startup.
Students or fellow researchers struggling with narcolepsy are especially welcome to connect for tips, tricks and supportive high-fives. Various studies suggest an iridescent celestial lemonade extract from this life-handed-sleepy-ankle-anchor-lemon-pile can be ours! I'm cheering for you.
Contact me to discuss joint research, PhD opportunities, consulting, guest teaching or anything else I can potentially help with!