The Scientific Team at the CSM

Assistant Professor

Jun. - Prof. Dr.

Dominik Schreyer

Assistant Professor of Sports Economics

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Dominik has spent the last years exploring both individual and organizational behavior through the lenses of sports. Since he did not show any sign of sporting talent, Dominik studied politics, communications, business and economics at the Universities of Düsseldorf, Auckland and the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. In 2014 he finished his PhD at EBS University in Oestrich-Winkel. His current focus lies on topics related to the future of sports, particularly related to trends in sports consumer behavior.

Research Assistants

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Daniel Beiderbeck

Research Assistant

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In his doctoral studies, Daniel investigates the future of eSports and serves as point of contact for the SPOAC. Prior to joining CSM, Daniel studied industrial engineering at RWTH Aachen, Harvard University, and the University of Cambridge. Afterwards, he joined McKinsey & Company for 2 years, where he supported clients from various industries during their digital transformation. Daniel recently ended his active career as amateur footballer, but still loves to play and watch ball games in his leisure time. Additionally, he occasionally tries to compete with the new generation as amateur eGamer. 

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Nicolas Frevel

Research Assistant

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Nicolas devotes his research endeavours to nothing less than the future of sports. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company where he experienced various industries and functions across many countries. He studied management at the University of Mannheim, Trinity College Dublin and Queen's University, Ontario, Canada. Nicolas belongs to the dying species of "Bolzplatzkicker" and street footballers and loves to spend his time doing or watching sports with friends. Living in Berlin and Düsseldorf, he sadly cannot attend most games of his beloved SC Freiburg in the stadium, but he draws solace from outstanding stadium atmospheres at Eisen Union or the Eisbären Berlin.

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Florian Holzmayer

Research Assistant

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For his doctoral studies, Florian examines corporate strategies of football clubs, particularly their corporate diversification strategies into new business models or geographic markets. Prior to his doctoral studies Florian completed his Bachelor studies in Business Administration at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo as well as his Master studies in International Management at ESADE in Barcelona and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Afterwards he worked for Simon-Kucher and Partners for two years in Munich. In his spare time Florian likes to sail, ski, run and play golf or tennis. As his hometown is Cologne, he is an enthusiastic fan of 1. FC Köln which development he has been following for years and of which he would not miss one match – however, also the Carnival during the fifth season should never be left out…

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Sebastian Koppers

Research Assistant

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Sebastian is doctoral student at the CSM and an affiliated researcher at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH). In his research, Sebastian focuses on theories from labor, personnel and behavioral economics to examine the performance effects of different feedback design choices. Prior to joining CSM, Sebastian studied management at the WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management and at the Williams College of Business at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Furthermore, he worked as a management and strategy consultant, mostly on digital transformation projects. Sebastian is inspired by the unifying spirit of sports which he experienced on football fields all the way up to Cameroon. In his free time, Sebastian can be found running or on his racing bike, when he is not enjoying football, basketball or American football games on multiple screens.

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Harry Krüger

Research Assistant

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Prior to his doctoral studies, Harry completed his Bachelor studies in Computing in Science at the University of Hamburg and at the University Paris-Sud in France. After his Master studies in Physics at the University of Hamburg, he worked as a consultant with Digital McKinsey focusing on topics around digitization across different industries. In his spare time Harry enjoys playing and watching soccer and is suffering with his favorite team FC Energie Cottbus. Next to football he also likes playing beach volleyball and do other sports.

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