Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt

Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt

Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt

Chair of Industrial Management

Curriculum vitae

Kai-Ingo Voigt (born in 1960) studied business administration at the University of Hamburg from 1981 to 1986. He worked as a research associate at the University of Hamburg from 1986 until completing his doctoral degree in 1991, and was a research fellow there from 1991 to 1997. He completed his habilitation there in 1997. Professor Voigt has been Chair of Industrial Management at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) since 1998. He was dean of the School of Business and Economics from 2003 to 2005 and has also been a member of the Faculty of Engineering since 2006. He is a visiting professor at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, the University of Alcalá, Spain, and Babson College, USA. Furthermore, he was the first international researcher to be appointed as a visiting professor at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, China. Professor Voigt is also chairman of the board of Erich-Gutenberg-Arbeitsgemeinschaft e.V. and the Research Institute for Co-operative Studies.

Professor Voigt’s research focuses on technology, innovation and idea management (with a focus on business model innovation), industrial value creation and industry 4.0 (with a focus on the automotive industry, mechanical engineering and systems engineering), and procurement, production and environmental management (sustainability in industry). He is also interested in cooperative studies and digitalization.






Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt