Dr. Holger Berg

Vice-Director and Co-Head of Research Unit Digital Transformation

Holger Berg
Tel.:+49 202 2492-179

Education and Academic Training

  • 2011 Doctorate (Dr. rer. oec.) at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Wuppertal
  • 1997 - 2002: Studies in Economics at the University of Wuppertal, 2002, Diploma in Economics

Professional Experience

  • Since April 2021: Vice-Director Division Circular Economy and Co-Head of Research Unit Digital Transformation
  • Since July 2019: Co-Head of the Research Unit Digital Transformation in the Division Circular Economy at the Wuppertal Institute
  • Since 2013: Project Co-ordinator at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2009 - 2012: Research associate, deputy managing director of the Institute for Start-up and Innovation Research at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
  • 2003 - 2009: Research assistant at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Research Focus

  • Sustainable design of the digital transformation
  • Digital Industry Transformation
  • Technology Assessment
  • Plastics recycling management
  • Digital waste management

Teaching / Memberships

  • Since 2017: Lecturer for Business and Corporate Ethics, FOM
  • Various expert activities at the intersection of digitisation/sustainability/innovation
  • Member of the Operational Advisory Board of the ERDF Programme of the State of NRW
  • 2009 to 2019: Lecturer at ASE Bucharest / Westphalian University: Business Planning
  • WS 2012/2013, 2013/2014: Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences: Entrepreneurship in the degree programmes Energy and Environment and Communication Design
  • WS 2013/2014: ASE Bucharest: Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energies and Climate Change, awarded by the German Federal Foreign Office / the German Embassy in Romania
  • 2010, 2011: Visiting Lecturer, Technical University of Kosice
  • Coach for start-ups since 2003

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