Prof. Thomas Petzold, Ph.D. (he/him/his) has been Professor of Media Management and Head of the Department of Management & Business Studies at HMKW Berlin since 2013. He has been researching and working in both the private and public sectors for more than 15 years, gaining experience in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Petzold works across disciplinary boundaries and is a fan of communicating scientific work in a generally understandable way. The aim of his work is to improve the economic and social well-being of countries and their inhabitants. First insights into his efforts are provided by ...
Thomas Petzold leads the Trust Machines Lab, which studies and develops trust-verification principles in blockchain ecosystems and AI assistants. More generally, in his research Petzold is fundamentally concerned with innovation capacities that arise from the combination of technological and social change. He is particularly interested in how technological and social innovations interact in increasingly complex networks and thus substantially influence people's lives. His areas of application include cultural and economic complexity, dynamics of information and knowledge diffusion, and the use of network thinking in management and everyday life.
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