Dr. Romy Hilbig

Research Group Lead

Romy Hilbig holds a Ph.D. from the Chair of Innovation Management and Innovation Economics at the University of Leipzig in conjunction with the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy.

Prior to her time at the Weizenbaum Institute, she was involved in establishing the RWTH Aachen Business School in 2016, which she subsequently led until 2018. In addition, Romy Hilbig draws on several years of professional experience in e-commerce as well as international professional and research experience in Italy, the USA, and South Africa.



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Hilbig, R., 2019, “Internationale Geschäftsmodelle von Berufsbildungsdienstleistern- Geschäftsmodellinnovationen unter Berücksichtigung der Dynamic Capabilities“. Wiesbaden: SpringerGabler Verlag

Abdelkafi, N.; Hilbig, R. & Laudien, S. (2018): Business Models of Entrepreneurial Universities inthe Area of Vocational Education - An Exploratory Analysis. In: International Journal of Technology Management, 77(1-3).

Täuscher, K.; Hilbig, R. & Abdelkafi, N. (2017): Geschäftsmodellelemente mehrseitiger Plattformen, dargestellt am Beispiel digitaler Service-Marktplätze. In: D. Schallmo, A. Rusnjak, J. Anzengruber, T. Werani, M. Jünger (Ed., 2017): Digitale Transformation von Geschäftsmodellen: Grundlagen, aktuelle Ansätze und Fallbeispiele. Wiesbaden.

Abdelkafi, N. / Hilbig, R. (2014): Business Models of Internationally Operating German Educational Services – The Power of the Franchising Model. In: Proceedings of 25th ISPIM Conference – Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society, Dublin, Ireland on 8-11 June 2014.

Abdelkafi, N. / Hilbig, R. (2013): Business Models of Innovation Contest Platform Providers. Presented at 13th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management, Istanbul Congress Centre, Istanbul/Turkey, 26-29 June 2013. (Best Paper Nominierung)

Abdelkafi, N. & Hilbig, R. (2013): Innovation in Service System Solutions: How Can New Business Models Drive the Transformation of Regions and Sectors in Europe. In: International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering and Technology (IJSSMET),4(2), 78-91.

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