Stefan Kayser has studied Economics in Bonn and Pullman, Washington State (USA). He received his Doctorate in Business Economics from the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management (Vallendar, Germany) at the Chair of International Management.
After his doctoral degree he joined the Controlling Department of Schenker AG Head Office in Essen. Later Stefan Kayser held the position as Regional Controller of Latin America, before he joined the central e-business unit of Schenker where he was in charge of the development of Schenker’s e-business and partner activities in this field.
Stefan Kayser was Academic Director of the joint Executive MBA Program of the WHU and the Kellogg School of Management (USA). He also served as Director of the Management School at thyssenkrupp Academy and developed Executive Education programs for the top Executives of the thyssenkrupp group on a global basis. Subsequently Stefan Kayser was Head of the FHDW University of Applied Science in Bergisch Gladbach before he assumed the position as Managing Director of the EBS Executive Education GmbH and was appointed Honorary Professor of International Business at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. Since January 2019 Stefan Kayser is Chancellor of the Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule in Pfungstadt near Darmstadt.
Areas of Research
International Economics, International and Strategic Management, International Logistics Networks