Martin Kupp is associate professor for entrepreneurship and strategy at ESCP Europe, Paris and a visiting professor at the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin and EGP Business School in Portugal. Previously Martin worked as a program director at ESMT, Berlin and a lecturer and research assistant at the University of Cologne, where he also received his doctoral degree.
Martin’s area of expertise lies in entrepreneurship, strategic innovation, competitive strategy and organizational creativity. He has worked for clients such as Bosch, Bertelsmann, Axel Springer, ThyssenKrupp, Siemens, MAN, Coca-Cola, Deutsche Bank, and Deutsche Telekom. Martin’s current research interests focus on entrepreneurship in established companies, incubation and acceleration, business strategy in technology markets, and the relationship between the arts and business.
Martin’s recent research has appeared in California Management Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Business Strategy Review, Info Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, The Economic Times of India and the Wall Street Journal. He has appeared as a business commentator on CNBC and frequently speaks at industry conferences and events. In 2008 he won at the EFMD case writing competition with his case on Celtel Nigeria.
He also acts as tutor for the European Case Clearing House, where he teaches case writing and case teaching at academic institutions around the world and serves on the executive board of directors. His recent book “The fine art of success” was published 2011 at Wiley and looks at contemporary artists and what managers can learn from them.