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Karolin Frankenberger

Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Director Institute of Management & Strategy, Academic Director Executive MBA HSG.

Session: What is not the Digital Transformation? - How to get Digital Transformation Right?

Karolin Frankenberger is a Professor of Strategy and Innovation and the Academic Director of the Executives MBA program at the University of St. Gallen. She specializes in Business Model Innovation, (Digital) Business Transformation, Circular Economy and Ecosystems. Frankenberger is also a keynote speaker to international and national conferences or in-house management events. Her research has been published in top academic journals such as the ‘Academy of Management Journal’ and in ‘Harvard Business Review’. Her book ‘The Business Model Navigator: 55 Models That Will Revolutionize Your Business’ was translated in multiple languages and is known worldwide as a standard reference for business model innovation literature.

Frankenberger has received Best Paper Nominations at Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Management Society. In 2019 Frankenberger selected as Thinker of the month May by the renowned “Thinkers 50” organization. In 2018 Frankenberger was selected as Outstanding Female Academics to AcademiaNet (Bosch Stiftung and Spektrum der Wissenschaft (Nature Publishing Group)). In 2006 she was the winner of the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award, and of the Distinguished Paper Award of the Academy of Management Annual meeting, Atlanta, 2006 for her work on the development of strategic initiatives.