Prof. Dr. Thomas Osburg is Professor for ‘Sustainable Marketing & Leadership’ at the Fresenius Business School in Munich. He is also ‘Dean of Studies for Automotive & Mobility Management’ and head of the ‘Competence Center Entrepreneurship’.
In 2015, he founded the CircularKnowledge Institute >, an International ThinkTank and Research Institute, focussing on the impact of Digitalization on Society and Business.
Prior to that, Thomas worked more than 25 years for global IT companies (Intel, Autodesk and Texas Instruments >) in France, the U.S., China and Germany. He held several international Management positions in the areas of Strategic Innovation & Leadership, Sustainable Marketing, Social Innovation and CSR.
Thomas is on the Board of Directors for ABIS (Academy of Business in Society, Brussels >) and was appointed into various Scientific MBA Committees at leading European Universities, where he is frequently teaching MBA classes on Innovation Management, Strategic Marketing, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
He has published several books and written over 30 scientific contributions for leading European journals. In summer 2017, his new book appeared at Springer Publishing – “Sustainability in a Digital World” >. It brings together thought-leader thinking from nearly 30 academic experts, politicians and high level business representatives on how to align Digitalization with Sustainability.
Thomas holds a Ph.D. (Dr.rer.pol.) degree in Marketing, Business Administration and Economics from the University of Hannover (Germany). Part of his studies were also done at Baylor University in Waco, Texas (USA) >.