Campfire with Tobi Gutmann // “Corporate venturing strategy: How to design corporate venturing programs”
Prof. Dr. Tobias Gutmannis an Assistant Professor of Product Innovation at EBS Business School. His research interests centers around how to build market-relevant, sustainable products and services to accelerate innovation and new business creation. With about 10 years of work experience in the corporate world, he has deep insights into business development, strategy, innovation management and corporate venturing. In his last role, he operated internationally at the cutting edge of innovation leading global growth projects for startups in a corporate venture capital portfolio. Moreover, he has served as an advisor to several multinational corporations helping them to (re-)design their venture programs in order to have long-term business impact. He lived in Germany, Spain, the UK and the U.S.A and is passionate about innovation and technology. He holds a Ph.D. from the Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG Chair of Strategic Management and Digital Entrepreneurship at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Moreover, he holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as well as in International Management.