Editorial: The Business Model Eruption and How Game Changing Mind Sets Challenge Existing Nodes of Business

  • Christian Nielsen Aalborg University
  • Petri Ahokangas
  • Mathias Cöster
  • Alf Westelius
  • Einar Iveroth
  • Carl-Johan Petri
Keywords: Business models

Author Biography

Christian Nielsen, Aalborg University
Christian Nielsen, Ph.d., is Professor at Aalborg University in Denmark. He is Director of CREBS (Center for Research Excellence in Business modelS, www.crebs.aau.dk), the worlds first interdisciplinary research center focusing on business models. Christian has previously worked as an equity strategist and macro economist focusing specifically on integrating Intellectual Capital and ESG factors into business model valuations. His Ph.d. dissertation from 2005 won the Emerald/EFMD Annual Outstanding Doctoral Research Award, and in 2011 he received the Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Reviewer Award. Christian Nielsen has a substantial number of international publications to his record and his research interests concern analyzing, evaluating and measuring the performance of business models.