- Professor of Entrepreneurship
PhD, Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia, Canada
Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur, Technische Universität Karlsruhe, Germany
DEA, Génie Industriel, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
Areas of Interest
* Venture Capital and Private Equity
* Creation of New Businesses and Organisations
* Design and Implementation of New Business Models
* Management of Value-Creating Resources and Capabilities
Prof. Zott has published on these topics in the Administrative Science Quarterly, the Journal of Business Venturing, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal, as well as in other research outlets and books. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of Business Venturing, as well as an associate editor for the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He also serves in the leadership Team of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management.
Prof. Zott teaches courses on entrepreneurship and private equity at MBA, EMBA and Executive Education levels. He also consults for growth ventures, as well as larger firms interested in entrepreneurial leadership. He holds graduate degrees with distinction in industrial engineering from Universität Karlsruhe (Germany) and Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (France).He received his Ph.D. in commerce and business administration from the University of British Columbia (Canada).