Kilian Moser studied technology and management oriented business administration at the Technical University Munich (TUM) with a minor in electrical engineering. He majored in entrepreneurial finance and controlling in his business administration studies. His electrical engineering minor focused on energy systems and electronics.
During his studies, Kilian studied abroad at the Tongji University in Shanghai and University of California in Berkeley. After completing the technology management program at the CDTM in August 2011, he joined the CDTM management team in January 2012.
Besides his studies Kilian gathered relevant work experience at Allianz SE, the Gildermeister Group and Stadtwerke München among others.
At CDTM, Kilian is conducting research in the area of entrepreneurship and organizational behavior in collaboration with the TUM chair for Strategy and Organization of Prof. Dr. Isabell M. Welpe. In addition he is interested in innovation through design (i.e. design thinking and human-computer interaction), especially HCI-mediated communication and the influence of individual difference of persuasive systems.
In 2015, his research on attracting talent to entrepreneurial firms has received the “Best Empirical Paper” award at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. His work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review.
For over three years, Kilian was responsible for CDTM’s student and employee recruitment and actively managed CDTM’s involvement in the Business Development Accelerator of EIT Digital.