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Prof. em. Dr. Markus Schwaninger

University of St. Gallen
s a professor of management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (emeritus since 2013). Born in Salzburg, Austria; double citizenship – Austrian and Swiss. His research and teaching are focused on the management of complex dynamic systems, with a methodological emphasis on System Dynamics and Organizational Cybernetics. Research projects are related to organizational intelligence, model-based management, the design, transformation and learning of organizations, and systemic issues of sustainability.
Consulting and training mandates span all sectors, – industry, services, public and NGO, around the world. Markus is the author of ca. 230 publications, in six languages, including his latest book Intelligent Organizations (Springer).  He has lectured widely, on four continents, and is involved in international, transdisciplinary research projects.
His partnerships include projects with leading universities, e.g., the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.; Dartmouth College, Hanover, U.S.A.; Sustainability Laboratory, New York, U.S.A; The London School of Economics, London, U.K.; Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil; Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia; Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain; and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland.
Markus is also a director of the World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics, and a managing editor of the System Dynamics Review.