DI Dr. techn. Christian RAMSAUER
Head, Institute of Industrial Management and Innovation Research, Graz University of Technology, Graz
Christian Ramsauer received his PhD focusing on production management from Graz University of Technology in 1996. He spent two years conducting research on process development as a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, working with Professor Stefan H. Thomke. He was 5 years with McKinsey & Company as a management consultant, focusing on product and process development and on strategic issues, mainly with automotive and steel companies in Europe, US and Mexico. As a shareholder and CEO of a "green technology" company in Salzburg, he developed his company into a fast-growing and profitable enterprise. After working in the private equity sector in Munich he joined Graz University of Technology in 2011.