Dr. Jonas Soluk

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„Digital Transformation, Digital Entrepreneurship, and Digital Innovation in Family Firms“, graduated in June /2019

In his dissertation, he focused on digital transformation and digital innovation in family firms. Jonas works for a leading consulting firm in the area of innovation, digital transformation and strategic growth. During his six and a half years for a multinational enterprise, he gained extensive knowledge in the manufacturing industry.

Jonas successfully completed his Bachelor's studies in Business Administration in Hanover, Germany. He holds a Master's degree in Business Innovation from EBS University for Business and Law in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany (Best in Class Award with highest distinctions). In addition to that he graduated with a Master's degree in Business Law from University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (Alumni Award for the best graduate in 2016). During his studies Jonas spent terms abroad at universities in e.g. Austin, Cambridge (MA), Chicago, Mumbai, New York City, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

Jonas presented his research at international conferences such as the Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, World Open Innovation Conference and G-Forum. His work has won several Best Paper Awards and been published in peer-reviewed journals and books. As part of his doctoral thesis he spent some time as a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (Haas School of Business).