Research Interests

Prof. Henkel (*1965) is a professor of technology and innovation management. His research focuses on technology acquisitions, digitalization, open and user innovation and patent management. His research has been published in leading journals, such as Academy of Management Discoveries, the Harvard Business Review, the Rand Journal of Economics, Research Policy, and the Strategic Management Journal. He is an Associate Editor with Academy of Management Discoveries and serves on the editorial review boards of Industrial and Corporate Change, Innovation: Organization & Management, and Research Policy. He regularly consults firms in the ICT industries.

Prof. Henkel received a degree in physics from the University of Bonn, a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Mannheim, and was an assistant professor at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich. After his Ph.D., he worked at the consulting firm, Bain & Company for two years. He was a visiting scholar at University College London, MIT Sloan School of Management, Harvard Business School, and Singapore Management University. Prof. Henkel was appointed full professor at TUM School of Management in 2004.