Stefan is an Associate Professor and Director of Educational Practice in Business at the University of Sydney.
He received his PhD in Management from the Stockholm School of Economics, and studied at Freie Universtät Berlin, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, and Justus-Liebig Universtät Giessen. Stefan is a visiting associate professor at Copenhagen Business School and Hong Kong University, and has been a visiting scholar at NYU Stern, ESADE, Stanford University, and MIT Sloan.
Stefan is researching leadership and business innovation. He has a particular interest in how leadership enables or constrains innovation efforts. This includes motivating organisational members for inquiry into pernicious problems, challenging basic assumptions, and giving license for dreaming, imagining, and creating.