Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae of Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. pol. habil.
Harald Friedrich Otto VON KORFLESCH

 

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University Positions

Since 2007 Full Professor for the Management of Information, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Organization Design
Informatics Faculty
Institute for Management
University of Koblenz-Landau
, Germany

2003-2007 Locum Professor for Information Management
Informatics Faculty
Institute for Management
University of Koblenz-Landau
, Germany

1998-2003 Senior Researcher and Project Manager
Business Research Group on Innovative Technologies
University of Cologne, Germany

1994-2003 Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Project Manager
Faculty of Business Administration
Management Information Systems Department
University of Kassel, Germany

1988-1993 Research Associate and Assistant to the Owner of the Chair in Administrative and Academic Affaires
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences, Seminar for General Business Administration and Organization Design
University of Cologne, Germany


Research Groups

Since 2010 Initiator and Co-Leader of a Central Research Focus of the Informatics Faculty of the University of Koblenz-Landau on the Management of Media-based Service Innovations (M2DI)

Since 2007 Leader of the Research Group on the Management of Information, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Organization Design (MI2EO) of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Since 2005 Affiliate Member of the Program on Networked Governance of
Harvard University, Cambridge/MA, USA

2003-2007 Co-Leader (together with Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Norbert Szyperski) of the Working Group on Foundation Economics and Entrepreneurship of the University of Cologne, Germany

2003-2007 Member of the CEMS Faculty Group on Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship for the University of Cologne, Germany

1999-2005 Leader of the sub-unit „Business Partnerships, Knowledge Management, and Electronic Business“ of the Working Group „Business Partnerships“ of the German Schmalenbach Society for Business Administration e. V.

 

Further Academic and Administrative Activities

Since 2012 Originator and Director of the Central Institute for Scientific Entrepreneurship & International Transfer (CIfET) of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Since 2012 Director of the Institute for Management of the Informatics Faculty of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz

Since 2010 Director of the School of Entrepreneurial Design Thinking – The ED-School of the University of Koblenz-Landau

Since 2009 Member of the Informatics Faculty Board of the Informatics Faculty of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz

Since 2009 Head of the International Strategy Team and ERASMUS Coordinator of the Informatics Faculty of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz

Since 2008 Responsibility for the “Summer Academy in Management, Information Systems and Web Science” of the Informatics Faculty of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz

2007-2008 Originator and Academic Advisor to the Koblenz‘ University and Business Congress “KoFuture”

Since 2006 Co-Leader of the Post-Graduate Distance Learning Master Study Program on “Energy Management” at the University of Koblenz-Landau

Since 2005 Originator and Academic Advisor to the Student Consultancy Company “KoUnity e. V.” of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz

2006-2007 Academic Director, Euro Business College Bonn

2005-2007 Senior Lecturer, Euro Business College Bonn

2003-2005 Senior Lecturer, Cologne Business School

2002-2004 Senior Lecturer, Kassel International Management School

 

Project Management and Accompanying Research

Since 2013 Originator and Project Manager of the “Accelerating Entrepreneurship”-Project, funded by the Excellence-Initiative of the EXIST-Program “EXIST Entrepreneurship Culture – The Entrepreneurial Higher Education Institution” of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)

Since 2012 Responsibility for and/or Coordinator of 14 Projects of the TEMPUS Call, funded by the European Union (EU)

2012-2013 Originator and Project Manager of a Research Project on the Exploitation Activities of Germany’s Four Leading Non-University Research Institutions, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2011-2015 Originator and Project Manager of a Joint Research Project between the University of Koblenz-Landau and the University of Applied Sciences of Koblenz on “Sensitizing for Entrepreneurship”, funded by the Ministry of Education, Research, Training and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate

2010-2013 Originator and Project Manager of a Research Project on “Hobbypreneurship”, funded by the Ministry of Economics, Climate Protection, Energy, and Landscape Planning of Rhineland-Palatinate

2010-2013 Originator and Project Manager of a Joint Research Project on „Service Productivity Measurement of Customized Services in the B2B-Market”, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2008-2011 Originator and Project Manager of a Joint Research Project on „Web 2.0-Enabled Self-Organization for Innovative SME-Networks”, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2008-2011 Originator and Project Manager of the EXIST III-Project “KOpEE” on „Open Scientific Entrepreneurship Engineering”, funded by German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)

2003-2005 Sub-Order of the University of Paderborn within the Scope of a Joint Research Project on „Knowledge-Intensive Process Virtualization in Biotechnology Companies“, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

2002 Accompany of the Research Project „www.KMU-Wissen.de“, funded by the Ministry of Economics of Hesse, in order to evaluate e-Learning implementations in the German „Mittelstand“,
funded by Kassel International Management School, Germany

2000-2002 Project Manager of a Joint Research Project on “Collaboration Engineering: Designing Electronic Collaborations between Small and Medium-Sized Industry Companies of the Biotechnology Branch in Special Consideration of the Initiation Phase”, funded by Industry Research Foundation Cologne, Germany

1999-2000 Originator and Project Manager of a Research Project on „Knowledge Management in the New Media Industry in New York (“Silicon Alley”)“, funded by the Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation

1997-1999 Project Manager of a Project on “Media Systems for Education and Training („Virtual Learning Worlds“) Supporting and Developing Media Competencies”, funded by German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

1995-1996 Project Manager of a Project on “Interface Management and Interorganizational Systems Supporting Vertical Collaboration between Companies and Private Households”, funded by German Research Association (DFG) - Focal Program, Germany

1995 Project Manager of a Project on “Virtual Fair Middle Hesse”, funded by Ministry of Economics of Hesse, Germany

1994-1995 Project Manager of a Project on “Regional Disparities and Communication Infrastructures”, funded by Ministry of Economics of Hesse, Germany

Stays Abroad

03/2010 – 1003/2010 – 10 /2010 Visiting Professor, Center for High-Tech Entrepreneurship (headed by Prof. Michel Bernasconi) in Sophia Antipolis, France,
SKEMA Business School

07/2006 Stipendiary of the European Entrepreneurship Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning, Harvard Business School (headed by Prof. Howard Stevenson),
Harvard University

08/1999 - 01/2000 Visiting Scholar (invited by Prof. Henry C. Lucas, Jr.)
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Department of Information Systems
New York University

11/1997 Visiting Researcher (invited by Prof. Ikujiro Nonaka )
School of Knowledge Science
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)

08/1993 - 07/1994 Visiting Scholar (invited by Prof. Michael S. Scott Morton)
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)

Education

Doctor habil. University of Kassel, Germany (2003)

(~2nd Ph. D.) Area: Faculty of Business Administration
Discipline: Management Information Systems
Advisor: Professor Dr. Udo Winand

Title of the Habilitation Thesis (in German):
Organization Design and Information and Communication Technologies: Development of a Management Information Systems Theory Based on the Balance of Tensions

Doctor rer. pol. University of Cologne, Germany (1993)

(~Ph. D.) Area: Business Administration and Economics
Discipline: Organization Design
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Erich Frese

Title of the Doctoral Thesis (in German):
Computer Supported Organization Design: State-of-the-Art and Economic Evaluation

Diplom-Kaufmann University of Cologne, Germany (1987)

(~M.B.A.) Area: Business Administration and Economics
Disciplines: Industrial Management, Organization Design, Informatics

Title of the Master Thesis (in German):
Application Potentials and Organizational Consequences of End-User Computing Using Fourth Generation Languages in the Controlling Department of an Industrial Firm: A Case-Based Approach

Vordiplom University of Cologne, Germany (1985)

(~B. A.) Area/Disciplines: Business Administration and Economics

Practice

Since 2012 HTGF-Representative for the Koblenz Region

Since 2009 Co-Founder of and Advisor to Start-Ups and Young SME

Since 2006 VonKor GmbH, Bonn
Founder and Managing Partner

2001-2006 InterScience GmbH, Westerland/Sylt
Managing Partner

Social Reponsibility

Since 2012 Curator of Stiftung Lebensspur e.V., Köln

Since 2008 President of the Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Universitären Weiterbildung (GFUW) e.V., Koblenz

 

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