Florian Kapmeier is Professor of Strategy at ESB Business School at Reutlingen University, Germany. He received his doctorate from the University of Stuttgart on “Interorganizational Learning in Learning Alliances”. He has strengthened his academic profile with research visits at MIT Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, USA), McGill University (Montréal, Canada), University of Lugano (Switzerland), and Emlyon Business School (Lyon, France). For his research and teaching activities, he links the System Dynamics methodology with empirical research on theory development and testing, focusing on organizational aspects of the understanding of complexity, increasingly addressing environmental sustainability issues.
Regarding the latter, he works closely with the Climate Interactive to raise awareness of the consequences of climate change, using the suite of Climate Interactive’s simulation models. He has facilitated World Climate multiple times with groups between 12 and 60+ people since 2014, from high-school and university students to corporate and political policy makers.
Further, Florian is a founding member of the German System Dynamics Society, served as its President, is a member of the jury of the Dana Meadows Award of the System Dynamics Society, and serves on the policy council of the System Dynamics Society.