Philip Meier is a doctoral researcher at HIIG. He leads the Mittelstand 4.0 initiative “Gemeinsam Digital” initiated by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy at HIIG. Activities within the initiative, like knowledge-transfer between startups and SMEs, accelerate digitalization within the German Mittelstand.
Philip holds a Bachelor in Automotive Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the Ostfalia University of Applied Science. Since 2017, Philip is a Ph.D. student at the BA School of Business and Finance in Riga.
Philip researches in the field of structured business model innovation in multi-sided market environments. Furthermore, he explores the implications of Distributed Ledger Technology for Digital Platforms.
Prior to his position as doctoral researcher Philip gained professional experience as a project manager within the Group Digitalization Department at Volkswagen.
Doctoral Researcher: Internet-enabled innovation