Dr. Thomas K. Hamann

Founder & Executive Director

Employment History

Dr. Thomas K. Hamann is the Executive Director of T. K. Hamann Gesellschaft mbH.  He started his career with McKinsey & Company in 1999 and worked there until December 2005.  He has also worked for Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft, acting as a Project Manager for the Group-Wide Porsche Improvement Process, and for top-management consultancies (i.a. Bain & Company) as a Principal serving various clients, primarily in the automotive industry in Germany, China, and Turkey.

Main Focuses

Dr. Hamann focuses on strategic management, sales & marketing, leadership & organization, and operational excellence issues.  Moreover, he scientifically works on business wargaming and quantitative simulations of demand behavior; he regularly publishes the results of his research work.

Educational & Academic Background

Dr. Hamann holds a licentiatus oeconomiae (lic. oec. HSG) and a doctoral degree from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.  He wrote his doctoral thesis on ‘Cultural Dynamics: On Safeguarding the Long-term Survival of Orchestras in Germany and Switzerland’.

Dr. Hamann lectures various subjects at the University of Liechtenstein.  Furthermore, he is a member of the following academic societies:

  • Strategic Management Society (SMS)
  • European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS)
  • System Dynamics Society: Co-founder and former Vice President of the Swiss Chapter
  • German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB): Founding member of the Scientific Commission for Strategic Management
  • International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)
  • German Society for Music Psychology (DGM)
Core Functional Expertise
  • Strategic Management
  • Sales Operations
  • Leadership & Organization
  • Operational Excellence
  • Digitization