July 2023 - today
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg

Postdoctoral researcher

October 2021 - today
University of Koblenz

Academic Director of the Competence Center for Gamification in Organizations and for Sustainability (GAMOS)

  • Acquisition and direction of research projects associated with the GAMOS competence center (, GameLOAP)
  • Third-party funding acquisition, planning and execution of the 1st Interdisciplinary Conference on Gamification & Entrepreneurship (StartPlay)
  • Development and organization of a new master course on "Gamification and gamified systems" (Award for best digital apprenticeship)
September 2022 - December 2022
Tampere University

Visiting Researcher at the Gamification Group

January 2020 - June 2023
University of Koblenz

Scientific Assistant at the Central Institute for Scientific Entrepreneurship and International Transfer

  • Work at the INTERREG-project KTUR (Knowledge Transfer Upper Rhine):
    Establishment of a tri-national network for cross-border knowledge- and
    technology transfer in the Upper Rhine Region:
  • Conceptualization and organization of a gamified online course on
    management and leadership
February 2018 - May 2020
Particulate Solutions GmbH

Marketing and Customer Success

  • Establishment of a new customer success management team
  • Conception and implementation of customer marketing campaigns
  • Installation and design of customer platforms with HTML and CSS
November 2015 - October 2018
University of Koblenz-Landau

Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Management

  • Research on new mobility concepts and smart quality in the research group
    for marketing and digital services
  • Support of teaching and courses in the research group for the management
    of information, innovation, entrepreneurship and organization (MI²EO)


January 2020 - August 2023
University of Koblenz

Ph. D. Information Management (supported by a scholarship of the German Economic Foundation) (summa cum laude)

  • Thesis: Gamification for sustainable employee behavior
  • Topic areas: gamification, HCI, sustainability management
October 2016 - September 2019
University of Koblenz-Landau

Master of Science Information Management (Ø 1,0)

  • Enterprise information management, market research, information society
  • Thesis: Design of a strategy framework for social start-ups
June 2017 - August 2017
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Summer Sessions (Ø 1,0)

  • Information technology in accounting
  • Business law
April 2013 - September 2016
University of Koblenz-Landau

Dual-Subject Bachelor Psychology and Management (Ø 1,2)

  • Business informatics, entrepreneurship, environmental psychology
  • Thesis: Investigation of the effectiveness of work-life-balance measures