Director IST Institute für Strategic Innovation & Technology Management


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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Guido H. Baltes is Director of the IST Institute for strategic innovation & technology management at Constance University of Applied Sciences, visiting scholar at UIBE University in Bejing and UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management. As an expert in strategic transformation and innovation, he combines corporate and entrepreneurial experience with internationally renowned research:

He was responsible for strategy & marketing in the executive management board of a top 3 IT service company in Germany and as (co)founder has successfully established several start-ups, amongst others Coliquio, the largest community of physicians in German-speaking countries and lately Unisphere, a startup that provides flight management services for stratosphere-flying drones. As a mentor he supports student startup founders at Lake Constance University and Berkeley’s startup bootcamp.

In the past decade, his research has focused on design issues in context of strategic innovation and corporate entrepreneurship. Based on that, he regularly supports companies in implementation of innovation-oriented growth strategies and their digital transformation. He has (co-)authored numerous internationally reviewed articles in journals, conferences and books. Most recently, he published together with Antje Freyth Veränderungsintelligenz (“change intelligence”) with Springer/Gabler.