Prof. Dr. Thomas Clauß

Chairholder Corporate Entrepreneurship and Digitalisation in Family Businesses


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 50
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 541

Prof. Dr. Thomas Clauss has held the WIFU endowed chair for corporate entrepreneurship and digitalisation in family businesses since February 15, 2020. He was most recently Associate Professor for New Product Development in the Department for Innovation and Technology at the University of Southern Denmark. From 2013 to 2019 he was a junior professor and head of the working group for business administration, especially corporate management with a focus on innovative value creation concepts. From 2008 to 2013 he worked as a research assistant at the Chair for Marketing and Innovation at the University of Hamburg, where he previously did his doctorate on the governance of corporate cooperation.

Main areas of work, research and interest

  •  Digital change in family businesses
  •  Corporate entrepreneurship in family businesses

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