Maximilian von Zedtwitz

Maximilian von Zedtwitz

Maximilian von Zedtwitz

Prof. Dr.
Leiter Kompetenzzentrum R&D China
ITEM-HSG
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses R&D management, international management, emerging markets, innovation, incubation, China, Japan, USA
Fields of research
  • Global R&D
  • Emerging Market Innovation
  • China
  • Incubation
  • Innovation
Education M.Sc. Computer Science ETH Zurich 1994
lic oec. HSG 1996
Dr. oec / Ph.D. 1999
Professional Career

Currently: Professor of Innovation and International Business, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas  

Previously:

  • Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow
  • Professor of Strategy, Peking University, China
  • Professor of Innovation Management, Tsinghua University, China
  • Professor of Technology Management, IMD, Switzerland
  • Vice President, PRTM Management Consultants, Shanghai
  • Managing Director, AsiaCompete Int'l Ltd, Hong Kong
  • Visiting Fellow, Harvard University, USA
  • Research Scientist, Advanced Telecommunications Research Labs, NTT, Japan
  • System Developer, Siemens Stromberg Carlson, Florida
Teaching Activities

Executive education, post-graduate, graduate and undergraduate teaching:

  • New product development
  • Technology & innovation management
  • Doing business in China
  • Doing business in Asia-Pacific
  • Technology-based entrepreneurship 
Affiliations AOM Academy of Management
Awards Best Papers in R&D Management, IAMOT, etc, plus several best lecturer awards
Spin-Offs AsiaCompete Ltd, 2005
Editorial Board American Journal of Business (editorial advisory board), since 2011
Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies Series (editorial advisory board), since 2010
Global Strategy Journal (editorial board), since 2009
Journal of Chinese Economics and Foreign Trade Studies (editorial advisory board), since 2007
Thunderbird International Business Review (editorial review board), since 2006
Technovation (area editor), SSCI-indexed (3.287), since 2006
Journal of Creativity and Innovation Management (editorial board), since 2005
eJOV (editorial board), since 2005
Journal of International Management (editorial board), SSCI-indexed (1.854), since 2004
Technology Analysis & Strategic Management (editorial board), SSCI-indexed (0.929), since 2004
R&D Management (editorial advisory board), SSCI-indexed (2.043), since 2003
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (associate editor), since 2000
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