Oliver Gassmann

Oliver Gassmann

Oliver Gassmann

Prof. Dr.
Full Professor of Technology Management with special focus on Innovation Management
Office ZIG 1-216
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St. Gallen
Publications Publications of Oliver Gassmann
Fields of research
  • Business model innovation
  • Open innovation
Further fields of research
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Open Innovation
  • Innovation Patterns
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Technology Management
Professional Career Harvard Business School (2016)
Stanford University, Center for Design Research (2012)
University of Berkeley, Haas School of Business (2007)
Schindler, Head of R&D Technology Management (1994-2002) 
Teaching Activities

I am teaching in the fields of Business Innovation, Business Model Design, Innovation Management, Platform Economy, Technology Management, R&D Management, Management on all levels from Bachelor, Master, MBA, PhD, Executive MBA to selected open and custom inhouse seminars. 

Nominated for the Student Teaching Award of the University of St.Gallen.

Affiliations Memberships in several academic, economic and political boards

2021:  Most cited scientist in ‘R&D Management’ (Google Scholar)
2020:  Impact Award of University of St.Gallen
2017:  Group of most influential economists in Germany (research, F.A.Z.)
2015:  Citation of Excellence Award der Emerald Group 
2014:  Scholarly Impact Award by Journal of Management 
2014:  Top Researcher worldwide by IAMOT (Washington, USA)
2013:  Rigor & Relevance Award in Business Innovation (HSG) 
2011:  Scientific Impact Award in Business Innovation (HSG) 
2009:  Top Researcher worldwide by IAMOT (Orlando, USA)
2009:  Rigor & Relevance Award in Business Innovation (HSG) 
1998:  RADMA Award (Manchester, U.K.) 



BGW AG: www.bgw-sg.com

BMI-Lab AG: www.bmilab.com 

Avatarion Technology AG: www.avatarion.ch




For a record on keynotes and invited talks please contact ursula.elsaesser-gaehwiler@unisg.ch.

Editorial Board California Management Review  
Creativity & Innovation Management
International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
R&D Management
Additional Information Sekretariat: Ursula Elsässer
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