Gerald Steiner is full professor of organizational communication and innovation, dean of the Faculty of Business and Globalization, and chair of the Department for Knowledge and Communication Management at Donau Universität Krems. Gerald received his PhD in management studies and social sciences (Organizational and Innovation Management) from the University of Graz, and a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, both Austria. His training was partly conducted at UC Berkeley, UCLA, and the University of Oklahoma at Norman. He is a former Schumpeter professor and visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA). Since 2018 he has been member of the Associate Faculty at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna.