MiM, M.Sc.

Sascha Mader

PhD Candidate, Research Associate

Fields of Research

  • Business Models
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Antecedents of Business Model Innovation
  • Organizational Learning
  • Dynamic Capabilities


Sascha Mader is a PhD student at Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger’s chair since February 2019. His research revolves around the phenomenon of Business Models, with a particular emphasis on Business Model Portfolios. He is particularly interested in demand and supply-side complementarities resulting from incumbents contending with multiple Business Models simultaneously, as reflected in competitive and monetization terms.

He holds a Master of Science in Management & Technology (TUM-BWL) from the Technical University of Munich, with majors in Finance and Chemistry, and a Master of Management (Grande École) from HEC Paris, with a major in Strategic Management. Prior to joining the IoMS, he gained experience in a variety of industries, including biotech, healthcare, research, automotive, chemicals, insurance, banking, auditing, and consulting.