Dr. Olbrich earned his diploma in business administration at the University of Mannheim, completed his doctorate at the University of Marburg and received his tenure at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In addition, he has 15 years of experience as a business consultant in the areas of strategy development, corporate management and the use and management of information technology. Dr. Olbrich serves as reviewer of respected journals and program member of many international conferences. He has authored more than fifty scientific articles. His current research focuses lies on business analytics, information management and philosophy of science.