Prof. Dr. Joachim Henkel

Phone: +49 (0)89 289-25741
Fax: +49 (0)89 289-25742
Room: 2510
Office Hours: By appointment


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Research interests

  • Profiting from innovation
  • Open and user innovation
  • Markets for technology
  • Patent management
  • Patent infringement

Curriculum vitae                                                                  

2016 Visiting Scholar at Singapore Management University (February to August)
2013 Visiting Scholar, Harvard Business School (Februar to August)
2008  International Visiting Scholar, Harvard Business School (March to September)
2006  Organizer and host of the 4th International Workshop on User Innovation, Technische Universität München
2004  Holder of the Dr. Theo Schöller-Stiftungslehrstuhl für Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement
2004  Offer of a professorship at the Technische Universität München
2004 Offer of a professorship at the Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL)
2004 Teaching assignment at the Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL), Lectures "Innovation Management" and "Entrepreneurship"
2004 Habilitation at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
2002 Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management (March to September)
1999 - 2004 Habilitand at the Institut für Innovationsforschung und Technologiemanagement (Prof. D. Harhoff, Ph. D.)
1997 - 1999 Consultant at the management consulting firm Bain & Company, München
1997 Promotion to Dr. rer. pol. with Prof. K. Stahl, Ph. D., Universität Mannheim 
1995 Research stay at the University College London
1993 - 1996 Studies of business administration at the Fernuniversität Hagen
1993 - 1997 Scholarship at the postgraduate program "Allokation auf Finanz- und Gütermärkten" at the Universität Mannheim; Focus on game theory and industry economics
1991 - 1993 Doctoral student at University of Bonn, Faculty of Physics, advisor Prof. K. Dietz
1988 - 1991 Physics in Bonn, graduated as Diplom-Physiker
1986 - 1988 Physics and Mathematics at the Ruhruniversität Bochum


Academy of Management Discoveries, associate editor (since 2020)

Member of editorial review boards

Industrial and Corporate Change
Research Policy 
Innovation: Organization & Management

Ad hoc reviewer


Academy of Management Journal
California Management Review
DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems
Die Betriebswirtschaft
European Management Review
International Economics and Economic Policy
Industrial and Corporate Change
Industry and Innovation
International Journal of Industrial Organization
International Journal of Technology Managenemt
Journal für Betriebswirtschaft
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy
Journal of Economic Surveys
Journal of Industrial Economics
Journal of Network and Computer Applications
Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS)
Long Range Planning
Management International Review Management Science Organization Science Organization Studies Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik R&D Management RAND Journal of Economics Research Policy Review of Economic Studies Strategic Management Journal Technovation Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung


Academy of Management Meeting
DRUID Summer Conference
European Academy of Management (EURAM)
European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
Jahrestagung des Verbandes der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft
Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik
Strategic Management Society


Copenhagen Business School
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
German-Israeli Foundation
Thyssen Foundation
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien


Academy of Management
CEPR Affiliate
Industrieökonomischer Ausschuß des VfS
Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft
Verein für Socialpolitik

Awards and Scholarships

Highly Commended Paper Award for the essay "Peer Influence in Network Markets - A Theoretical Analysis" (mit J. Block), at EURAM 2007, Paris
In Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixtysixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2007): „Promoting the penguin: Who is advocating open source software in commercial settings?” (mit O. Alexy). Shortlisted für den Best Paper Award der OCIS Division der AoM. 
In Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixtyfifth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2006): „Selective revealing in open innovation processes – The case of embedded Linux“
Congress aid for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for lectures at the Academy of Management Meeting 2006, Atlanta
Walter Rathenau Preis (Best Paper Award) for the essay "The Jukebox Mode of Innovation - a Model of Commercial Open Source Development", bei GEABA 2004, Bonn
Kongressbeihilfe der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft for lectures at the Academy of Management Meeting 2003, Seattle
Stipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (Sachbeihilfe) für Forschungsaufenthalt am Massachusets Institute of Technology (März bis September 2002)
Scholarship for Promotion from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft as a member of the post-graduate program "Allokation auf Finanz- und Gütermärkten" at the Universität Mannheim (1993 - 1997)
Scholar of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (1987 - 1991)