Georg von Krogh

Georg von Krogh

Professor, Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation at ETH
Professor Georg Von Krogh

Georg von Krogh is a Professor at ETH Zurich and holds the Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation. He was an appointed a member of the National Research Council (Nationale Forschungsrat) of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) for 2012-2014. Georg was also the Head of ETH Zurich's Department of Management, Technology, and Economics from 2008-2011.


Georg specializes in competitive strategy, technological innovation, and knowledge management. He has conducted research in various industries including financial services, media, computer software and hardware, life-sciences, and consumer goods.

Georg has published books on strategic management, knowledge creation, innovation, as well as organization and management theory. "Enabling Knowledge Creation" with Professors Nonaka and Ichijo, focused on how firms can build an organization culture and infrastructure that support product and process innovation.

His awards and recognitions include The Association of American Publishers' "Best Professional Business Book Award," the Organization and Management Theory Division's "Best Symposium Award" at the Academy of Management, Harvard Business Review's "Breakthrough Idea," and the ETH Teaching Award "Goldene Eule."