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Our faculty comprises some of the finest business minds in the world, drawn from an expert pool from WU Vienna and prestigious partner universities around the globe. The faculty members bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to all facets of business. They share a passion for knowledge development and constantly encourage their students to strive for higher standards. 

Faculty members are leading academics in current business research. Their latest findings are regularly published in foremost international journals. Their combined experience and international expertise enables the faculty to present an integrated, global management perspective emphasizing the application of theory to practice.

Academic Director

Barbara Stöttinger

Professor and Dean of WU Executive Academy | WU Vienna | Austria

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Carmen Abril

Professor | IE Business School | Spain

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Ravi Bapna

Board of Overseers Professor | Department of Information and Decision Sciences | Carlson School of Management | USA

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Daniel Donahey

Sales and Management Trainer | Milemark | Germany

Heinz Duschanek

Founder and Trainer | E-Werkstatt Online Marketing Agentur | Austria

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Manfred Frühwirth

Associate Professor | Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance | WU Vienna | Austria

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Ramtin Ghasemipour-Yazdi

Management Consultant | digispectrum media technology services GmbH | Austria

Douglas Hughes

Chairperson, Professor and United Shore Endowed Faculty Fellow of Sales Leadership | Department of Marketing | Broad College of Business | Michigan State University | USA

Editor-in-Chief | Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management

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Björn Ivens

Professor and Department Chair | Department of Marketing | Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg | Germany

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Kathrin Köster

Professor | Heilbronn University | Germany

- Transformational leadership
- Awareness-based learning
- Diversity management

Robert Lillis

Professor | Cranfield School of Management | United Kingdom

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Christian Lüthje

Professor and Chair | Institute of Innovation Marketing | Hamburg University of Technology | Germany

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René Massatti

Co-Founder and Managing Director | gdos playroomrocks GmbH | Germany

Mojmir Mrak

Professor | University of Ljubljana | Slovenia

Phillip C. Nell

Professor | Institute for International Business | WU Vienna | Austria

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- International Strategic Management
- Strategic problem-solving
- Organisation of multinational companies

Gal Oestreicher-Singer

Professor | Department of Management of Technology and Information Systems | Tel Aviv University | Israel

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Jonas Puck

Professor and Head of Institute | Institute of International Business | Academic Director of the MBA Energy Management | WU Vienna | Austria

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Sven Reinecke

Executive Director | Institute of Marketing | University of St. Gallen | Switzerland

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Bernhard Scherzinger

Executive Director | Management Results Consulting GmbH | Austria

- Strategic corporate management
- Process and project management
- Corporate structuring

Bodo B. Schlegelmilch

Professor and Head of Institute | Institute of International Marketing Management and Founding Dean of the WU EA | WU Vienna | Austria

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Johannes Schneider

Partner | decode Marketingberatung GmbH | Germany

Shay Scott

Executive Director | Global Supply Chain Institute | University of Tennessee | USA

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Craig Smith

Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility | INSEAD | France

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Fabrizio Zerbini

Professor of Marketing, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Head of the European Department of Marketing, and Scientific Director for the Go-to-Market Track | ESCP Europe | France

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