Berlin Summer University of the Arts
Director Berlin Career College
Professor for Marketing / Information and Management Technology
Berlin University of the Arts / University of St. Gallen
In 1999 he founded the Institute of Electronic Business – the first affiliated institute of the Berlin University of Arts, of which he is the Managing Director. In his capacity as Professor at the Berlin University of Arts, he holds the chair for Marketing with the focus on Electronic Business, as well as conducting the Berlin-based Career College and teaching in various Master’s programmes. As one of the executive directors of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society gGmbH, he is responsible for the research area Internet-enabled Innovation. Since October 2012, he has held the position of Academic Director of iDeers Consulting, a digital consultancy founded by the Institute of Electronic Business and the Hirschen Group. Besides he is Chairman of the Counsil of Internet Sages, a scientific advisory board of the IEB, since 2013.
Stephanie Schwarz is a theatre scholar and musicologist and works as a dramaturg and production manager for diverse musical theatre projects in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main. Before her tenure at the Berlin Summer University of the Arts she was a researcher at the Institute for Dramatic Studies at the Free University of Berlin until 2010. From 2010 until 2012 she was a researcher at the Institute for New Music at the Berlin University of the Arts and the Hanns Eisler Music Academy. She has led the team at the Berlin Summer University of the Arts and International Summer School of Creative Entrepreneurship as Project Coordinator since 2012.
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Barbara Schmarsow manages workshops of the Berlin Summer University of the Arts since March 2022. She studied social work, religious studies and ethnology. After working in these professional fields, she supported the members of parliament and their staff in the German Bundestag for 16 years by organising events before she joined the Berlin University of the Arts.
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Matthias Manneck has been responsible for project administration and participant management for the Berlin Summer University of the Arts since 2012 and is now responsible for Web Analytics and SEO/SEA. He studied Public Administration at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and holds a Master’s Degree in Cultural Management and Cultural Tourism from the European University Viadrina.
Ella Pienkoß studied Art and Performance Studies with a focus on musicology and theatre studies, obtaining her master’s degree at the University of Amsterdam in May 2023.
Next to her studies she volunteered in the promotion-team of Jonge Harten Theaterfestival Gronigen and completed an internship at the Press/PR department of Hebbel am Ufer Theater Berlin. After assisting in the marketing/promotion department at Berliner Festspiele she joined the team at Berlin Summer University of the Arts in October 2023.
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