Construction Management Faculty

Dr. Karola Obojes-Wahler

Lecturer | Biosafety Officer, Roche Diagnostics GmbH (Mannheim, Germany)
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Dr. rer. nat. Karola Obojes-Wahler is currently Biosafety Officer of the company Roche Diagnostics GmbH in Mannheim, Germany. Karola has extensive experience in customer service and application support of pharma companies. In her career, she got the MBA scholarship at MCI the Entrepreneurial School together with Südstern. Additionally, she obtained the postdoctoral fellowships Armand Frappier and Louis Pasteur for working in Laval, Canada. Karola holds a PhD degree in Virology from the University of Würzburg and Diploma degrees in Genetics and Microbiology of the Universities of Salzburg and Innsbruck.

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Nicola Gambetti

Compliance and Ethics Officer, South Tyrol Business School (Bolzano, Italy)
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Nicola Gambetti is Compliance and Ethics Officer at the South Tyrol Business School. He has been a freelance journalist since 1994 and a lecturer at the Provincial College for Health Professions “Claudiana” in Bolzano since 2001. He is a convinced humanist and has graduated in theology and religious studies. Nicola Gabetti seeks to understand three thousand years of human history and to place the world around him in a framework centered on the human being and his relationship with the Divine and his fellow human beings.

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Dr. Eleonora Carrozzo

Advisory Board | Statistician, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Digital Health and Prevention (Salzburg, Austria)
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Dr. Eleonora Carrozzo is a post-doc researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute (LBI) for Digital Health and Prevention in Salzburg. As a statistician, her main activities include supporting data analysis of an interdisciplinary team that investigates the use of technology to sustain a lifelong healthy lifestyle – both in prevention and rehabilitation. She is also involved in methodological research studying alternative statistical approaches to analyze data in the digital health framework and personalized medicine with the cooperation of the Paracelsus Medical Private University Salzburg and Paris Lodron University Salzburg.

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Andrea Castillo

Lecturer | Business Transformation Design Consultant and Former SAP Catalyst (Berlin, Germany)

Andrea worked for 5 years for SAP, Europe’s biggest and the world’s third-largest software company. As a Business Transformation Consultant, she supported organizations (internal and external) in their digitalization processes. She develops creative concepts and experiences following design practices to support internal and external stakeholders in driving change.

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Michaela Christine Wolf

Lecturer | Consultant, Coach and Connector in the Luxury Industry (Innsbruck, Austria)
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The award-winning luxury brand and management consultant founded a luxury brand consultancy based in London-UK and Innsbruck-Austria in 2013. With 25 years of international experience in the strategic and operational development and sales of luxury brands, she was an early adopter of the changing face of luxury. Since 2017, she has specialized in empowering leaders to develop unique, sustainable brands and implement them successfully and authentically with employees. Her core competencies include: Holistic success support from brand strategy to implementation, brand positioning and growth support; Covering customer needs (emotional, social, functional); Emotionalized, authentic customer communication; Coaching and potential development of executives & teams; Building unique gatekeeper networks.

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Daniel Tocca

Lecturer | CEO, Re-Bello & Kauri Store (Bolzano, Italy)
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Daniel Tocca is a sustainable fashion entrepreneur and cofounder of the sustainable fashion brand Re-Bello, the Kauri Store concept and the consultancy Kauri Distribution. Daniel grew up in Bolzano, Italy, where he lives with his wife, Sara, and their two daughters, Sophie and Joy. Daniel is fluent in Italian, German, English and Spanish and is a passionate entrepreneur and advocate in the sustainable fashion industry. With over 10 years of experience as co-founder and CEO, Daniel has established various businesses and has led dynamic teams toward success. Daniel has proven expertise in the development of new sustainable products and materials, go-to-market strategies, and adapting to digital and international marketplaces.

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Aichner

Scientific Director, South Tyrol Business School (Bolzano, Italy)
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Aichner currently serves as the Scientific Director of South Tyrol Business School. Before taking on this position, he spent three years as Assistant Professor at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, and two years as Associate Professor at John Cabot University in Rome. He holds a joint PhD in Management Engineering from the University of Padova and a Dr. rer. pol. in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing from Berlin’s ESCP Business School, with the special mention of Doctor Europaeus. His research is primarily focused on country of origin, mass customization, digital management, and disability.

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Dr. Paolo Coletti

Lecturer & Advisory Board (from 06/2023) | University Researcher (Bolzano, Italy)
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Paolo Coletti started his research activity with a PhD in computational fluid dynamics at the University of Trento, specifically on partial differential equations of turbulence models in hydraulics, moving to computational linguistics working on language models for automatic speech recognition and on natural language understanding. He has been teaching computer science and data analysis since 2005, carrying on research on computational finance, focusing in particular on data collection and network representations of Italian public companies. He is also involved in projects related to mass customization and cryptocurrency technology.

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Jan Buckard

Advisory Board | CEO, Emma Marketing (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
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After he graduated in economics and management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Jan Buckard started his career in sales and worked for more than 8 years as a head of sales in Germany. After working for leading companies in his field, he founded his first company, together with his wife, an Online Marketing Agency „Agentur Emilian“ based in Berlin. In 2021 he moved to Dubai and started a Dubai based Marketing Agency „Emma Marketing“ that serves clients in Europe, in the GCC and overseas as well as the company „Dubai Calling“ that helps people to start a company in Dubai or to get a visa for the Emirates. Despite from his expertise in leadership and mindset, he is specialised in SEO and performance marketing.

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