Dipl.-Ing. oec. Thorsten Pieper


Dipl.-Ing. oec. Thorsten Pieper

Room: D 3.009
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E-Mail: thorsten.pieper@tuhh.de


Thorsten Pieper studied business engineering at University of Hamburg, Hamburg University of Technology Hamburg and University of Applied Sciences Hamburg. During his studies he worked as project assistant at Lischke Consulting and as working student at Airbus in Hamburg and Toulouse. He further studied at University of Hasselt in Belgium. In 2011 he accomplished his diploma thesis ”How different user groups collaborate with manufacturers - An empirical analysis of rowing sport innovations“ and started his career at TIM institute. For his Dissertation he also researched in 2015 as visiting scholar at Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge (UK). The dissertation explores “Barriers to User Innovation – How do users overcome user innovation barriers?“ and the impact of innovation barriers on the product development process of innovative users. In collaboration with the IfM, Cambridge he also conducts research in the field of sharing business models and the impact of individual sharing behavior on user innovation behavior.

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