Tobias Knoll, MSc
In his research Tobias Knoll investigates inter-organizational cooperation agreements with a special focus on their impact on innovating the partnering firm’s business model.
Tobias rejoined the Institute for Strategic Management as a research and teaching associate for his doctoral studies in October 2015. To facilitate the knowledge exchange between ISM and practitioners, Tobias is responsible for organizing the yearly “Aufsichtsratstag”, a conference targeted towards members of supervisory boards, as well as the “Working Group: Strategic Alliances”, a biannually exchange forum with alliance managers in Austria and Germany, co-organized with the FU Berlin.
As a lecturer, Tobias teaches both the International Strategic Management Course I and II, as part of the bachelor's program “Cross Functional Management”. Furthermore, he is also active in teaching at international partner universities, with the most recent appointments being Cape Town (Executive MBA level) and St. Petersburg (graduate and undergraduate level).
Tobias obtained an MSc degree in Business Administration, after completing the WU’s flagship master's program in Strategy, Innovation and Management Control (SIMC). In his master's thesis he focused on factors that influence the impact of supervisory boards.
Besides conducting research and deriving insights in the field of strategic management, Tobias also gained broad practical experience in this respective field through a close collaboration with Contrast EY Management Consulting, where he has been and still is engaged in several consulting projects.