Jan Hendrik Fisch
Univ. Prof. Dr. Jan Hendrik Fisch
Head of Department
Office: D1, 5.050
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: + 43-1-31336-5121
Position at IIB, other positions and academic career
Jan Hendrik Fisch is a Professor of International Business at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), Vienna/Austria, and a Research Fellow at University of Waikato, Hamilton/New Zealand. He holds a PhD in Economics from University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart/Germany, and a degree in Electronics and Business from Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt/Germany.
Before joining WU in 2013, he was a Professor of Innovation and International Management at University of Augsburg, Augsburg/Germany, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen/Germany, and Assistant Professor at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart/Germany. He declined an appointment as a Professor of Innovation Management at University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg/Germany. From 2012 to 2017, he was a Conjoint Professor at University of Newcastle, Callaghan/NSW, Australia.
At WU, he is Head of the Department of Global Business and Trade and Academic Director of the study program Master in International Management/CEMS. In 2015, WU won the “CEMS School of the Year Award” for the best-evaluated program of the network of CEMS Universities in 29 countries. In 2016, CEMS at WU for the first time reached a top-ten position in the Financial Times Ranking of “Masters in Management”.
His research centers on Strategy and Organization in the fields of Innovation Management and International Business. Publications include articles in Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Research Policy, and Strategic Management Journal.