Christian Linder - COTRUGLI


ESCP Europe (London Campus); Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy); Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg (Germany).


Strategy and Leadership; International Management; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; HRM and Organizational Behavior.

Degrees in humanities and management; Bachelor in Philosophy (University of Ulm, Germany); a Bachelor in Business Studies (Hamburg University of Economics and Politics, Germany), Master degree in Entrepreneurship (University of Hamburg, Germany); PhD in Philosophy (Munich School of Philosophy, Germany); PhD in Technology Management (University of Stuttgart, Germany). Awarded with the ASN, the Italian Habilitation, by the Italian Ministry of University and Education (MIUR).


As research manager at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the German Federal Employment Agency (Nuremberg, Germany), he was in charge of managing several change and management-related projects. He had positions as research associate at the Fraunhofer-Institute of Industrial Engineering (Stuttgart, Germany) and the Institute of Human Factors and Technology Management at the University of Stuttgart (Germany). Christian taught and conducted research at multiple international institutions such as CEIBS China Europe International Business School (Shanghai, China), Ateneo de Manila University (Manila, The Philippines), Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Chengdu, China) and the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). In the past, he has worked as IT consultant. He is a certified Black Jack dealer and worked several years at the Spielbank Hamburg (Germany). Finally, he completed a 4-year vocational training in special needs care and worked in different care homes for people with multiple special needs.