Yuan Fisslinger graduated from the Beijing Institute of Tourism at the Union University in Beijing, China, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in English. Yuan continued her studies at the University of Colorado at Denver, USA, where she obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Science (MS) degree in Information Systems Management.
After her studies, Yuan gained valuable work experience in both the private and public higher education sector in the US. Her experience includes working as a Software Program Development and Technical Data Analyst at the General Motors Defense Delco Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems in California and as a Financial Aid Fund and Budget Administrator at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Yuan is a Ph.D. candidate, researcher, and a lecturer in International Management at the Chair for Innovation and Technology Management under Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling. Her research focuses on learning and knowledge transfer of Chinese companies in developed economies.
Veronika König studied Business Administration and Engineering with a focus on Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Bayreuth and graduated with a Master of Science.
During her studies, she gained work experience through several internships in the automotive industry in Germany and abroad. As scholar of Bayerische EliteAkademie, she gained valuable insights into responsible leadership.
In 2019, she joined the international strategy consultancy McKinsey & Company as consultant in the Digital Technology area.
Since 2021, Veronika König is an external PhD candidate at the Chair of Innovation and Technology Management of Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling at the University of Regensburg.
Laura Maier completed her Bachelor in International Business at EBS University für Wirtschaft und Recht and Tongji University in Shanghai. She then obtained her Master degree in Strategy and International Management at University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
During her studies she gain valuable work experience through various internships in the area of auditing, mergers and acquisitions, and sales and process optimization at PwC, Commerzbank, and Allianz. Since September 2017, she works for the international strategy consultancy McKinsey & Company in Munich focusing on strategy and innovation projects in the pharma industry.
Since October 2019, Laura Maier is an external PhD candidate at the Chair of Innovation and Technology Management of Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling at the University of Regensburg.
Julia Rank graduated from the trilingual Free University of Bolzano (Italy), and the University of Italian Switzerland of Lugano with a bachelor degree in economics and management and a key focus on finance & banking.
Throughout her academic studies Ms. Rank has gained professional experience working for a German political institution as well as for media centers abroad.
Just after her bachelor’s degree Ms. Rank continued her studies with a master course in Entrepreneurship and Innovation focusing on management of innovation and technology.
Before she has been specializing herself in wood construction Ms. Rank gained valuable insights collaborating with industries in raw material production as well as in high construction. Instantly, Ms. Rank is mainly working in timber high construction. Recently, in 2018 she was elected spokeswoman representing young entrepreneurs at the nationwide association called “Holzbau Deutschland”.
Since 2018 Ms. Julia Rank is an external Ph.D. student of Professor Michael Dowling, who heads the chair of technology and innovation management at the University of Regensburg.
Ms. Rank’s field of study considers the digitalization of the building sector, in particular the approach of the Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Jasmin Seitz studied Public Management & Governance at Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. She then obtained her Master of Science in Management degree at NUS Singapore, University of St. Gallen and Vienna University of Economics and Business.
During her studies she gained valuable work experience in various internships in the public and private sector in the area of strategy and business innovation development at PwC, Horváth & Partners as well as the European Parliament. In November 2016 she joined the international strategy consulting firm Bain & Company in Zurich where she has mostly worked on projects in the field of digital transformation in the consumer products and financial services sector.
Since 2019, Jasmin Seitz is a PhD candidate at the Chair of Innovation and Technology Management of Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling at the University of Regensburg.