Dr. Björn Schmeißer
Office: D1, 4.036
Office Hours: By appointment
Tel: + 43-1-31336-5124
Position at IIB, other positions and academic career
Björn Schmeißer is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for International Business. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.) with a special focus on Corporate Governance and Automotive Engineering from Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. During his studies he gained extensive international practical and academic experience in China, South Africa, the United States, and Germany.
Before Björn joined the Institute for International Business in October 2013, he held academic positions at the University of Mannheim (Chair for Strategic and International Management, Univ.-Prof. Dr. A. Al-Laham, 2010-2012) and the University of Augsburg (Chair for Innovation and International Management, Univ.-Prof. Dr. J.H. Fisch, 2012-2013).
Björn´s research interest lay in the areas of strategic and international management. In particular, his current research focuses on the global configuration of multinational enterprises' value chain networks as well as on the internationalization of service firms.