Prof. Dr. Tobias Kretschmer

Board Professor

Chair for Strategy, Technology and Organization
Munich School of Management
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Tobias Kretschmer is Professor of Management and Director of the Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization (ISTO) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich. Prior to joining LMU in October 2006, he was a lecturer in Strategy and Economics at London School of Economics (2001 – 2006) and a research fellow at INSEAD, France (2000 – 2001). He holds a PhD in Economics from London Business School and an MSc in Strategy and Organisation from theUniversity of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Professor Kretschmer’s work spans the economics and management of high-technology industries and the impact of managerial and organisational practices and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) on firm productivity. He is a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in several leading journals such as as American Economic Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Economic Inquiry, Review of Industrial Organization, and Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade. He is associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization and Coeditor of Information Economics and Policy.