Katharina Luisa Drechsler

Research Associate
Phone 07131 645636-21
E-Mail katharina.drechsler@remove-this.ggs.de

Research Interests

Digital Innovation, Actors in Innovation Management

Curriculum Vitae/Professional Experience

Professional Experience

  • 02/2017 - present: Research Associate at the GGS in Heilbronn
  • 10/2016 - 01/2017: Research Project Assistant at the GGS in Heilbronn
  • 04/2016 - 09/2016: Project manager of university project at DuPont with focus on database management
  • 07/2015 - 07/2016: Working Student at KfW Banking Group in Country Risk Management
  • 01/2014 - 06/2014: Internship at Prognos AG in Innovation Policy and Economics
  • 04/2013 - 07/2013: Teaching Assistant in Econometrics and Stata at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
  • 05/2011 - 08/2012: Research Assistant at the ifo Institute


  • 04/2015 - 05/2017 M.Sc. in Information Systems at the Goethe University, Frankfurt
  • 09/2012 - 03/2013 Semester abroad at the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain)
  • 10/2010 - 01/2014 B.Sc. in Economics at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich



  • 2017 Campana & Schott-Award of the Faculty of Information Systems at the Goethe-University Frankfurt 
  • 2014 Alumni-Award for young economists
  • 2011 - 2017 Scholarship of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation

Conference Presentations

Drechsler, Katharina; Hund, Axel; Wagner, Heinz-Theo (forthcoming): Championing digital innovation success: The role of CDOs. In: Proceedings of the 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems. [VHB-JOURQUAL 3 Rating: C]

Reibenspiess, Victoria; Drechsler, Katharina; Eckhardt, Andreas; Wagner, Heinz-Theo (2018): Enabling innovation champions in organizations – Results of a systematic literature analysis. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. [VHB-JOURQUAL 3 Rating: C]

Reibenspiess, Victoria; Eckhardt, Andreas; Jaeger, Lennart; Drechsler, Katharina (2017): Transforming IS Ideas to IS Innovations - Adaptation strategies based on a community appraisal perspective. In: Proceedings of Special Interest Group on Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology (DIGIT), (Pre-ICIS Workshop). Seoul, South Korea.