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Kurt Matzler

Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

Kurt Matzler is a Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Recognized by Brightline Initiative as one of the world's foremost strategic thinkers, he also serves as the Academic Director of the Executive MBA program at MCI in Innsbruck and is a partner at IMP, a renowned international consulting firm specializing in disruption, acknowledged as the winner of Germany's Hidden Champions in consulting.

Kurt has authored over 300 academic papers and is the author of "The High Performance Mindset" (2023). He is also a co-author of "Open Strategy" (MIT Press, 2021), recognized as the best strategy book of 2021 by Strategy+Business Magazine, and co-author of the German edition of "The Innovator's Dilemma" (2011). With more than 30,000 citations on Google Scholar, Kurt is positioned among the top 20 strategy researchers in Europe and the top 50 worldwide.

Beyond his academic achievements, Kurt Matzler is an enthusiastic cyclist and successfully completed the Race Across America in 2022. His participation in RAAM led his Rotary team to raise over USD 4,000,000 in donations for the eradication of Polio.

Kurt Matzler
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