Evelyn Aulitzky is working at the University of Hohenheim since 2007. She joined the Chair for Innovation Management as an assistant and secretary. Mrs Aulitzky attends to challenges like organisation and administration of the chair and supports the students with their matters of concern. She practices yoga and is passionate about jazz & classical music.
Helen Mengis joined our research team in March 2017 as a doctoral candidate. Her main research interests are technological catch-up processes with a focus on South Korean and Chinese firms. She graduated as Master of Science in International Business and Economics at the University of Hohenheim and the University of Pavia. After graduating, she gained three years of working experience as an in-house consultant in a multinational company and as a lecturer at the Pforzheim University of Applied Science. She used to be an ice skater and enjoys her regular runs today.
Qingyi Xu joined our research team as a student assistant in January 2019. Currently, she is a Master student in International Business and Economics at the University of Hohenheim. She graduated as Bachelor of Science in Management & Accounting at the Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics, with an exchange semester in Media Management at the Shih Hsin University in Taipei. She has working experience in start-ups and social media marketing, e.g. at the DAAD China. In her leisure time, she likes to travel, is interested in photography and creates social media content (vlogs).
Johannes Dahlke joined the research team as a doctoral candidate in February 2019. His research interests lie in the application of artificial intelligence in innovation management and the dynamics of technological innovation systems. Previously, he received a double-degree M.Sc. in International Business and Economics from the University of Hohenheim and the University of Venice. He has working experience in the automotive industry as well as in consulting and fosters a special interest for the Chinese economy and culture. He moonlights as a podcast host and film critic.
Daniel Sommer has been a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Chair for Innovation Management since January 2016.
He graduated with the M.Sc. “Mannheim Master in Management” from the University of Mannheim, Germany and the M.Sc. “Economics and Business Administration” from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Bergen, Norway. He completed his undergraduate studies with the B.Sc. “International Business Administration” from the University of Tubingen, Germany, including an exchange semester at the Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russia.
Daniel Sommer gained work experience in different positions, i.a. management consulting. His research focus is currently the internationalization of R&D of multinational corporations in emerging markets. He speaks fluent English and German, some French and currently expands his command of Russian.