Professor Ulrich Grimm received his doctorate in 1981 in the field of Business Administration at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt. From 1975 until 1983 he worked as Assistant at the Chair of Industrial Management at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt and from 1983 until 1987 as Junior Professor in the field of Business Administration at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt. Since 1987 he holds the Chair for Strategic Management at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, EBS Business School, Wiesbaden, Germany. Additionally he had the position of Dean & Member of the Board of European Business School from 1989 to 1992 and from 1997 to 2000, as well as the role of Vice Dean Executive Education at EBS from 2006 to 2008. Since 04/14 to 05/15 and earlier from 2007 to 2012 Professor Grimm was member of the Management Board of EBS Executive Education GmbH. From 02/14 to 06/17 he was Head of Department “Management & Economics”. Furthermore Professor Grimm is member of the Management Board of GMT Management Academy GmbH since 1997, and Chairman of the committee for certification of FIBAA since 2010.