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Sebatian Döppe

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Mr. Sebastian Döppe is an external doctoral candidate at the research group business administration particularly management with a focus on innovative concepts of value creation at the Philipps-University of Marburg since May 2016. He graduated from the University of Hamburg with a Bachelor and Master degree focusing on marketing and management. His research interests lie in the area of innovative mobility solutions. He therefore aims to broaden his understanding of current and future mobility needs of the travelling society. His work intends to shed a light on the transition process from mono-modal to multi-modal travel modes that allow the combination of different travel modes due to innovative information and communication technologies. Besides his academic work, Sebastian Döppe works as product manager for europcar.

Research Interests:

  • Mobility in transition
  • Determinants of travel mode choice behaviour
  • Innovative mobility solutions
  • Behaviour explanation models

Peter Harengel

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Peter Harengel is an external PhD student at the research group for management and innovative value creation concepts at the Philipps-University of Marburg. He holds an undergraduate degree (Diplom) in business administration/marketing and a Master of Science in computer science with an emphasis on informatics. His industry expertise is based on extensive work experience in creative projects in the entertainment industry in Germany and the United States. More recently he joined a management consulting firm and works as a consultant in the department for Strategic Consulting on Digital Transformation. Furthermore Peter Harengel is a regular contributor with an Expert column on FOCUS Online especially Digital Business topics.
Peter Harengel’s research addresses topics in business model innovation and service transition with a particular focus on digitally enabled services.

Research Interests:

  • Business Model Innovation
  • Digital Impact on Service Creation
  • TIME and CPG Industries
  • Qualitative Research
  • Bibliometric Methods