Ellen Enkel

Professor for Innovation Management at Zeppelin University


Ellen Enkel is professor of innovation management and director of the Dr. Manfred Bischoff Institute of Innovation Management of EADS at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Before, she was heading the competence center Open Innovation at the Institute of Technology Management at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). Her research interests focus on cooperative innovation processes like open and cross-industry innovation, innovation networks within and across companies as well as innovation metrics systems. She has broad industry experience working with companies like Daimler, Unilever, IBM, BASF, Alcan and Henkel, has published 4 books and several academic articles in the area of innovation and technology management.