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
Education
  • 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, Post Doc (2011-2016) 
  • 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)
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, Post Doc (2011-2016)
  • McKinsey & Company: Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Consultant (2004-2011)
  • 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, Institute of Management Title: PhD in Strategic Management: 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) 
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
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
  • 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