Paul Vilchez is an associated researcher and part of the research group Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society. His research interest and doctoral thesis focus on the paradoxical relationship between sustainability and digitalization and how they are used to create new products and services.
Paul has two bachelor’s degrees in entrepreneurship and finance from the University of Houston, and a master’s degree in international business and sustainability from the University of Hamburg. He currently teaches business management and research methods at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, and he is the sustainability manager for a German hotel and real estate group.
As part of the project “Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Global Digital Transformation“, Paul has researched the digital and sustainable imperatives and the novel challenges that entrepreneurs face in the global south.
Associated Researcher: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Gesellschaft
Vilchez, P. (2023). Venturing on a double trend. Digital startups for climate action in Mexico. HIIG Discussion Paper Series, 2023(3). DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7915646 Publication details
Cervera, R., Vilchez, P., & von Richthofen, G. (2023). Digital entrepreneurship for climate in Mexico. An analysis of challenges and implications. HIIG Impact Publication Series. Publication details
Organisation of eventsMulti-stakeholder dialogue: Artificial intelligence and sustainability
14.02.2023. Hotel Novit, Mexico City, Mexico. Co-Organised by: Digital Transformation Center Mexico (International)
Paul Vilchez, Sarah Spitz, Georg von Richthofen, Christian GrauvogelMulti-stakeholder dialogue: Digital entrepreneurship for climate
13.02.2023. Hotel Novit, Mexico City, Mexico. Co-Organised by: Digital Transformation Center Mexico (International) Further information
Paul Vilchez, Sarah Spitz, Georg von Richthofen, Christian Grauvogel