Katharina Hölzle holds the chair for Innovation Mangement and Entrepreneurship at Potsdam University. Prior to this, she held the endowed junior chair of the Deutsche Telekom at the Technische Universität Berlin. Her doctoral thesis focused on career models for project leaders in large and medium sized companies. Before her doctoral research study, Katharina occupied various positions in the semi-conductors industry, in strategy consulting as well as in a start-up company for about five years. Her current research concentrates on open innovation as well as strategy and organization of innovation.
In addition to her research and lectures at Potsdam University, at the HPI School of Design Thinking and various Executive Master Programs, she also advises enterprises on topics in the areas of strategic innovation management and technology management.
In her private life, Katharina enjoys her family, her garden and voluntary work in several projects for children and young people in Babelsberg.