Prof. Dr. Alexander Kock
Head of the Department of Technology and Innovation Management at the TU Darmstadt
Prof. Dr. Alexander Kock leads the Department of Technology and Innovation Management at the Technical University Darmstadt. Previously, he managed the workgroup ‘Multi-Project Management’ at the Technical University Berlin, where he habilitated in “Management of Complex Project Landscapes”. He received the IPMA Young Researcher Award for his doctoral thesis and together with Prof. Gemünden the IPMA Research Award in 2013 for their work on the Multi-Project Management. Alexander Kock researches and teaches in the fields of Innovation and Project Management. His research focuses on the Management of the Project Portfolio, the design of Organizational Innovation Systems and the Management of University-Industry Collaborations
Prof. Dr. Dr. Hans Georg Gemünden
Professor of Project Management BI Handelshøyskolen
Norwegian Institute of Business Department of Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Until October 2015 Prof. Dr. rer. oec. habil. Dr. h.c. Hans Georg Gemünden was the owner of the Department of Technology and Innovation Management at the TU Berlin. He is now professor of project management at the BI Handelshøyskolen, the Norwegian Institute of Business Department of Leadership and Organizational Behavior. For over 20 years he conducts research in the field of Project Management. He published several books and numerous articles in the fields of Multi-Project Management, Technology and Innovation Management, Corporate Management, Organization, Marketing, Human Resources and Accounting. Prof. Gemünden is the editor-in-chief of the Project Management Journal, the leading journal in project management.
Department of Technology and Innovation Management at the TU Darmstadt
Jasmin Bumanowski completed her studies Master studies in Engineering and Management at the Technical University of Berlin and at the University of Washington in Seattle. She gained professional experience as a project management consultant at strategic digital transformation programs. Jasmin is research associate and Ph.D. student at the Technical University of Darmstadt, focusing in her research on digitalization of multi-project management.
Department of Technology and Innovation Management at the TU Berlin
Babette Schulz studied business mathematics at the Technische Universität Berlin. The focus was on stochastics, software development and Project Management. Since April 2014 Ms. Schulz has been working as a research assistant at the Department of Technology and Innovation Management at the TU Berlin. Her research focuses on the use and impact analysis of IT solutions in Multi-Project Management.
MPM Reserach Partner Switzerland, ZHAW School of Management and Law
Patrick Lehner teaches project management at the ZHAW School of Management and Law. In 2009 he joined the Multi-Project Management team and since this time he is a postgraduate of Prof. Gemünden. Before Patrick Lehner worked at the ZHAW he had jobs as a Project Engineer, as a Management Consultant, Project Manager and as a Leader. Since 2007 he is responsible for project management professional training and research at the ZHAW.
Prof. Dr. Catherine Killen
MPM Research Partner Australia, University of Technology Sydney
Professor Dr. Catherine Killen is the Director of the Masters in Project Management program at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Catherine conducts research on project portfolio management and processes for innovation and has published more than 60 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers in these areas. Her current research themes include the relationship between strategy and the project portfolio, the multi-dimensional nature of strategic value, and organisational capabilities for survival in dynamic environments. Catherine is regularly invited to speak at seminars and industry events and convenes a project portfolio management special interest group with more than 80 industry-based members.
Associate Professor Dr. Joana Geraldi
MPM Reserach Partner Denmark, Technical University of Denmark
Dr. Joana Geraldi is Associate Professor at the Project Lab, Engineering Systems Division, DTU Management Engineering and Honorary Senior Research Associate at the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management at UCL, London. She is passionate and intrigued by projects. Over the last 10 years Joana has been researching and integrating knowledge on, in and around projects. Joana’s research focuses on the development of an enabling context for projects, which centres on the understanding of people and their behaviors in projects. She researches behavioral and organization decision making, complexity, integration and visualization in projects, programs and portfolios. Her research has earned international awards and has led to over 50 publications.