René Bohnsack, PhD, is Professor for Strategy and Innovation at Católica-Lisbon and expert in the field of business model innovation, digital transformation and sustainable innovation. René has published his research in the leading international management and innovation journals (e.g. Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Research Policy, etc.) which received several awards. René is the academic director of the Lisbon MBA and is leading two labs at Católica-Lisbon which work on advanced business model innovation (Business Model Design Lab) and wellbeing in urban areas via sustainable technologies and digital transformation (Smart City Innovation Lab). He shared the findings of his research in an acclaimed TEDx talk in 2019. Next to René’s academic accomplishments, he is also an avid entrepreneur and has founded several startups.