Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D. University of Cambridge, Strategic Management
M.Phil. University of Cambridge, Management
Carsten Zimmermann is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at the University of San Diego, California, USA. He is interested in questions that relate to the role of resources, ambidextrous practices, and capabilities in early-stage internationalization and innovation. Recently, his co-edited book on ‘Strategic Reconfigurations’ has been published at Edward Elgar.
Carsten Zimmermann holds Master and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK and has worked several years at the strategic management consultancies A.T. Kearney and Capgemini Consulting. There, Carsten was engaged in projects of revenue growth, strategic sourcing, and operational effectiveness in Germany, Hungary, Russia, and the United States of America.
Building upon this experience, Carsten has helped to establish and grow
dedicated executive education workshops, industry panels, and tailored executive
seminars. Over the past years, he has thus been involved in executive education
for various organizations in diverse industries and across multiple business
Recent awards include the Professor of Impact Awards 2009 and 2010, voted for by the combined University of San Diego MBA cohorts as well as the 2009 Capgemini TME Executive Education Award.