Robert is a Ph.D. candidate in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at Stanford University, advised by Professor Ray Levitt. Robert’s research focuses on big urban data and digital technologies in cities. He is passionate about innovative ways to address organizational, strategic and technical challenges in the urban environment.
During his time at Bain, Robert has worked on assignments regarding Strategy, Post Merger Integration, Re-Organization, and Due Diligence for Private Equity firms, industrial & service, and healthcare companies.
Robert holds an M.S. in management science and engineering from Stanford, as well as an M.S. and B.S. in industrial engineering and management from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He has written his Master thesis about university-driven entrepreneurship ecosystems in the US (Stanford) and Germany (KIT).
His previous work experience includes various internships in the investment banking, consulting and automotive industry.
Honors & Awards
Accel Innovation Scholar, Stanford/ Accel (2017)
Stanford UPS Endowment Fund Scholarship recipient, Stanford University/ UPS (2017)
John Fondahl Graduate Student Fellowship recipient, Stanford University (2016)
Centennial Teaching Assistant Award, Stanford University (2014)
Management Consultant, Bain & Company (October 2014 - September 2016)
- Drivers of Data and Analytics Utilization within (Smart) Cities: A Multimethod Approach JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING 2020; 36 (2)
The governance of smart cities: A systematic literature review
View details for DOI 10.1016/j.cities.2018.02.014