Oliver Gassmann
University of St.Gallen; Institute of Technology Management

Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann is professor for technology management at the University of St.Gallen and director of the Institute of Technology Management since 2002. Between 1996 and 2002 he worked for Schindler and led its Corporate Research as VP Technology Management. Today he serves in several boards, i.e. R&D Management (editorial board), BGW St.Gallen-Vienna (co-founder, member of board), GLORAD Beijing-St. Gallen (co-director), Economiesuisse (member), Project Management Academy (chairman), Schindler (member of audit expert group), HSG Research Committee (president), Zühlke Group (member of the board). He has published 12 books as author, co-author and editor, and over 200 publications on management of innovation.

In 2009 he has been identified as one of the top 50 ranking researchers by IAMOT in Orlando field. In 1998 he won the RADMA prize for best paper in R&D management. His work has been published in English, German, French, Chinese, and Japanese. He is married and has three children.

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