Holding doctoral degrees in business / economics and in philosophy / communication science, Jörn Lengsfeld has an outstanding profile that gives him interdisciplinary insight into the most important formative development of our time: The Digital Transformation.

His profile combines expertise from the fields of management and economics, media and communication, methodology and quantitative analysis, the combination of which is essential for a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental change induced by digitalization.

Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld
Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld

Dr. Dr. Lengsfeld focuses on issues of strategic relevance for companies and society. Topics include the disruptive potential of digital innovations, the digital transformation of complex systems and the design of successful strategies for the digital age.

In his view, the current topics of strategic management are closely linked to the method change in analysis, decision and communication triggered by digitalization.

He applies a comprehensive approach ranging from the advancement of fundamental methods over extensive empirical analysis to the presentation of innovative conceptual approaches – always with one purpose in mind: the design of strategies suitable for practice.

Details of his academic background are outlined below. Furthermore, the spectrum of his interests and thematic priorities are summarised in the rubric “Topics“.

Academic Background

Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld
Gymnasium Döchtbühl, Bad Waldsee, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Grammar school for mathematics and natural sciences.
Advanced courses in mathematics and chemistry.
Abitur with best grade possible 1,0.
University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.
Studied economics, majoring in business administration, specializing in finance, accounting, controlling, electives in marketing and media.
Diploma thesis in the field of strategic corporate management.
Graduated as “licentiatus oeconomiae” (Master Degree).
University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.
Doctoral studies in economics.
Dissertation in the intersection of Marketing Science, Controlling and Media Management.
Graduation with the research doctorate “doctor oeconomiae” with the highest distinction (summa cum laude).
University of Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany.
Dissertation at the Faculty of Philosophy with a thesis in Communication Science.
Graduation with the research doctorate “doctor philosophiae” (grade 1).
Post-Doc Research
Post-doctoral research in the intersection of quantitative methods, economics and communication science with a thematic focus on analytics, marketing science (market analysis, market research), media and communication research as well as digital transformation and strategic corporate management.
Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld has received several academic awards. One of his honours was a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation).
Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld
Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld


Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld

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