Welcome Sebastian!

SustainableBusinessModel.org (aka blog.SSBMG.com) is growing: Sebastian Knab joined our blogger team. Welcome!

Here is a short introduction to Sebastian:

Sebastian is a PhD researcher at Universität Hamburg, Department of Socioeconomics, Chair of Business Ethics and Management. His research focuses on business model innovation in the context of the sustainability transition in the electric power industry. In their 2013 article Collaborative business modelling for systemic and sustainability innovations (International Journal of Technology Management) Sebastian and colleagues developed the “Collaborative Business Modeling (CBM)” method to facilitate the generation of business models for systemic innovations. Before joining Universität Hamburg, Sebastian was a project manager for innovation management at the EICT, Berlin, and a research assistant at Technische Universität Berlin, Chair of Sustainable Electric Networks and Sources of Energy. At the EICT he established the energy business group. Furthermore he co-lead the EIT ICT Labs’ Action Line Smart Energy Systems and initiated the Business Modeling Catalyst.

Selected SBM references

Bidmon, C. & Knab, S. (2014): The Three Roles of Business Models for Socio-Technical Transitions, in: Huizingh, K.; Conn, S.; Torkkeli, M. & Bitran, I. (Eds.): The Proceedings of XXV ISPIM Conference – Innovation for Sustainable Economy and Society, 8-11 June 2014, Dublin, Ireland.
PDF (SSRN) | Link (Conference)

Knab, S. & Rohrbeck, R. (2014): Why intended business model  innovation fails  to deliver: insights from a longitudinal study in the German smart energy market, in: Proceedings of the R&D Management Conference, 3-6 June 2014, Stuttgart, Germany.
PDF (SSRN) | Link (Conference)

Rohrbeck, R.; Konnertz, L. & Knab, S. (2013): Collaborative business modelling for systemic and sustainability innovations, International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 63, No. 1/2, pp. 4-23.

Konnertz, L.; Rohrbeck, R. & Knab, S. (2011): How Collaborative Business Modeling Can Be Used to Jointly Explore Sustainability Innovations, in: The Proceedings of XXII ISPIM Conference – Sustainability in Innovation: Innovation Management Challenges, 12-15 June 2011, Hamburg, Germany.
PDF (SSRN) | SlideShare

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