Jochen Schweitzer
University of Technology Sydney

Jochen Schweitzer is Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation and Director of Entrepreneurship at the University of Technology Sydney Business School. He also serves as the founding Faculty Director of UTS’s MBA in Entrepreneurship and Bachelor in Entrepreneurship (Honours) programs. Trained as both an engineer and a social scientist, Jochen concentrates his research on issues of strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation with a special interest in design thinking and emerging technologies. He was Visiting Scholar at the HPI School of Design Thinking at Stanford University and Potsdam University. Jochen is a winner of the SMS Best PhD Paper Award and received Honorable Mention for Best conference paper and was awarded Honorable Mention by the AOM Strategic Management Division for his dissertation. Jochen has been granted numerous research and teaching grants as well as honors for his innovative and practice-oriented approach including a national recognition with the B/HERT Entrepreneurship Educator of the year award. Prior to becoming an academic he was a Principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers' Strategy Consulting practice.