Emanuel is a Research Associate and PhD Student in Business Innovation at University of St. Gallen (HSG). He has a background as a Software Engineer and holds a M.Sc. degree in Informatics with with highest distinction from University of Zurich. While applying design thinking since 2013, he has coached student teams as part of the design thinking program at the University of St. Gallen since September, 2015. In his research he focuses on enterprise social software.