I am a postdoctoral research associate and principal investigator at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) (Project Energy and Strategy & Project EXEC) and at Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) (Temporary Position & Project ECORES). Previously, I was a (postdoctoral) research associate and co-investigator at the Hertie School of Governance (Project I-SHARE). Before that, I was a teaching and research associate at the Technical University of Vienna (TU Vienna) (Temporary Position) and at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) (Project Leading Edge Cluster m4 ). I was a visiting (doctoral) researcher at several universities in the United States and reveived fellowships from Fulbright Austria and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation.

I obtained my PhD from the Technical University of Vienna (TU Vienna). I also hold a MA in Sociology, a MSc in Business Administration, as well as a MA and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Vienna. Moreover, I hold a BSc in Business, Economics, and Social Sciences from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and a BA in Business Consultancy from the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt. I was a visiting student at universities in the United States, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, and Poland.

I gained experience in consulting and business development at IBM Global Business Services, Bosch, the Commercial Section of the Austrian Embassy in China, and several smaller consultancies in Austria.

I enjoy skiing, hiking, stand-up comedy, and the virtues of espresso.