Professor of Strategic Management
Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger is Full Professor in the field of Strategy and Innovation, Director of the Institute of Management and Strategy, and Academic Director of the Executive MBA at the University of St. Gallen. Her research focuses mainly on the topics of business model innovation, (digital) business transformation, ecosystems, and circular economy. Prior to her academic career, Prof. Frankenberger worked at the management consulting company McKinsey & Company for almost 7 years. Her publications appear regularly in top-tier academic and practitioner-oriented outlets such as the «Academy of Management Journal» or the “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. Prof. Frankenberger was named Thinker of the Month, May 2019, by Thinkers50, the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking, and sharing leading management ideas. She supports numerous Fortune 500 companies and is an internationally renowned keynote speaker.