Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner

  • Professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Topics in teaching are digitization, entrepreneurship, innovation management, and intellectual property rights.
  • Conducts research on topics such as block chain technology, corporate entrepreneurship, digital transformation (e. g. through fintech startups), strategic innovation, and financing of start-ups (e. g. by strategic investors, business angels, venture capital).
  • Received several scholarships and Best Paper Awards. His research work has been published in international journals such as Research Policy, the Journal of Marketing Research, and the Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (analyses, among other things, the implications of blockchain technology for companies as well as the economy and sees itself as a platform for knowledge exchange for decision-makers, start-ups, technology, and industry experts).
  • Member of the FinTech-Council of the Federal Government
  • Doctorate (Dr. Oec. Publ.) from the Munich School of Management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich on the topic, “The Valuation of Intangible Assets”.
  • Studied business administration at the University of Mannheim and Copenhagen Business School, research assistant at the Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, research assistant at the Chair for Strategy and Organization at the Technical University of Munich.
  • Research stay at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at the University of California at Berkeley 2010 to 2015 co-founder and partner of the Munich Innovation Group, a consulting firm specializing in innovation strategy, IP, and technology transfer