Professor of Business Studies and IT Aalborg University, University of Bologna

Christian Nielsen, Ph.d., is Adjunct Professor at Bologna University and Professor at Aalborg University in Denmark. He currently serves as Head of Aalborg University Business School. Christian is a global thought leader in the design of disruptive and scalable business models. His work combines business model design with corporate performance and benchmarking. He is also the founding Editor of the Journal of Business Models as well as an Editorial Board member of the Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal and Journal of Behavioural Economics and Social Systems. Since initiating the establishment of the Business Design Lab in 2011, over 300 companies ranging from local start-ups and SMEs to multinationals with a global presence have seen the value of collaborating with Christian and his research team. The contributions of the research have led to published works in leading international scholarly journals. This reflects the broad international research network of Christian which spans Europe, the US, Australia and Asia.


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