Patricia Konrath joined the Institute for Organizational Design from March till July 2021 as a member of the academic staff. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economic and Social Sciences (Business Administration) specializing in Strategy and Organization as well as in Change Management and Management Development. She currently studies in her second semester in the Master program Strategy, Innovation and Management Control (SIMC) at WU Vienna.
During her bachelor’s degree program she collaborated on the Entrepreneurship Avenue and volunteered for Volunteering@Wu Program. At present, she is active in the Communications Department of SIMConnect. Additionally, Patricia extended her knowledge gaining first hands-on experiences in accounting and human resources.
Jakob Valentin Wraber joined the IOD as tutor from October until December 2019.
Jakob obtained his bachelor degree in business administration focusing on Information Systems and Organizational Behavior Management at WU Vienna. During his bachelor studies he also spent a semester abroad at the University of Alberta in Canada.
He is currently a master student attending the Double-Degree program in International Management/CEMS at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna and the Graduate School of Management in St. Petersburg. Jakob acquired professional competencies in Financial Advisory at BDO Austria and the Deutschen Telekom Consulting (Detecon). Furthermore he was involved with the consulting firm icons – consulting by students, as well as the department of culture of the ÖH WU. In spring 2020 Jakob will gain further professional experience as an intern at the innovatioan cosulting firm HYVE.
Slav Stoyanov joined the IOD as a Teaching and Research assistant from July 2018 until September 2019.
He is currently a master student at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna attending the Strategy, Innovation and Management Control master program.
Slav has a bachelor in Business Management and French from the University of Surrey, UK. He spent also one year at the University of Lyon Jean Moulin doing Management and Economics as a sandwich year. Slav has acquired professional competencies in the IT industry where he worked in reporting and business analytics. Moreover, he gained experience through various internships and shorter work experiences in the banking sector, energy industry, multisourcing, education and education advisory.
Lisa Nußbaumer was affiliated with the Institute of Organization Design as a working student from April to July 2019. She was part of the Temporal Distance project as an external advisor.
Lisa is currently working on her PhD project which deals with the automatic processing of indexicals in spoken language. Before she came to Vienna for her PhD, she studied English and American Studies with a major in formal linguistics at the University of Graz. During her studies she spent research visits at the University of Oslo and the University of Cambridge (UK).
Bianca Tanase joined the IOD as working student from March to June 2019. While completing her bachelor´s degree in international business administration (BSc iBWL) at WU Vienna, she also spent some time at EBS Tallinn and GSOM St. Petersburg. She is currently enrolled in the Master in Strategy, Innovation and Management Control (SIMC) and she will spend the upcoming semester at the Tulane University in New Orleans. In the past Bianca also gained practical experience, amongst others she worked in the Entrepreneurship field at SchoolFox, AustrianStartups and TEDxVienna, and in the Corporate field at Raiffeisen Bank International, Deloitte and PwC.
Valentina Wieltsch joined the IOD as a Teaching and Research assistant from February until June 2019.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Administration at the WU Vienna. During this time she also spent one semester at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan. At the moment Valentina is in her last semester of her Master studies in Strategy, Innovation and Management Control (SIMC) at WU Vienna. She recently spent an additional semester abroad at the University of Western Australia.
Furthermore Valentina gained practical experience as a Business Analyst at Univlever and while working in Export Sales for the "Vereinigte Kärntner Brauereien".
Maria Himmelbauer joined the Institute for Organization Design as tutor from September 2018 until June 2019.
She received her Bachelor´s degree at the Vienna University for Economics and Business. During this time she also spent a semester abroad at the National University of Singapore. Currently she is in her first semester of her Master studies in Strategy, Innovation and Management Control (SIMC). Furthermore she could gain practical experience domestically and abroad, while working in Corporate Development at Austrian Airlines and in BMW Group´s Aftersales.
Niklas Schmidinger joined the IOD as a Teaching and Research assistant from November 2018 until February 2019.
Sophie Stürzl joined the IOD as a Teaching and Research assistant from September until December 2018.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Economics and Social Sciences at the WU Vienna. During this time she also spent one semester at the Copenhagen Business School. At the moment she is in her third semester for her Double Degree Masters in International Management/CEMS at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna and the Louvain School of Management. Additionally Sophie could gain practical experience while working for Gas Connect Austria, Boehringer Ingelheim and Beiersdorf.
Ana Dijakovic joined the Insitute for Organization Design as a student assistant in May and June 2018.
She received her B.Sc. in International Business Administration from WU Vienna. During this program she spent a semester at Bentley University in the United States. Currently Ana is finishing her master’s double degree in CEMS/International Management at WU Vienna & Copenhagen Business School. Furthermore, she gained practical experiences as an intern at OMV, EY, Open Austria and i5invest. Her master thesis focused on the application of prospect theory on the internationalization of start-ups.
Victoria Sobulska joined the Institute for Organization Design as tutor during the summer term 2018.
Victoria received her Bachelor´s degree at the Vienna University for Economics and Business where she now pursues her Master in Strategy, Innovation and Management Control (SIMC). During her Bachelor studies she spent a semester abroad in America at the William and Mary College and she is looking forward to gain more international experience at the Copenhagen Business School.
Furthermore she was able to use her theoretical knowledge while working for Deloitte, General Motors, Bosch, LKW Walter and the WKO.