| Is professor and chairholder for Technology- and Innovation management (TIM) at the RWTH Aachen. Previously he was head oft he research unit „Customer Driven Value Creation“, Research Fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA and he is Co-Founder of the Smart Customization Group am MIT, USA.
• Interfaces in the innovation process (Open Innovation und Co-Creation)
• Strategies for dealing with disruptive innovation
• Transfer of technology and procurement of technology
• Customer-centric business model innovation