Dr. Alexander Linder

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Employment History

From 1999 to 2018, Dr. Alexander Linder held various management positions at Daniel Swarovski Corporation AG, most recently as Vice President Corporate Brand, Consumer & Market Intelligence.  Since 2019, he has been an expert supporting AristoDeLuxe, a provider of executive search services, consulting, and training for sales in the luxury/premium segments.

Main Focuses

Dr. Linder has in-depth expertise and many years of practical experience in customer insight and premium sales operations.  He is an expert in market research, strategic marketing, and customer experience management in the premium retail business-to-customer environment.  Dr. Linder actively follows the latest developments in this area, for instance with respect to digital technologies.

Educational & Academic Background

Dr. Linder successfully completed his studies in business administration at the University of St. Gallen with the licentiatus oeconomiae (lic. oec. HSG) and a doctorate at the University of Zurich. In his doctoral thesis, he dealt intensively with online data analytics.

Dr. Linder shares his extensive knowledge and practical experience in the field of consumer behavior as an external lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Graubünden in Chur, Switzerland.  Moreover, he regularly writes articles on marketing and market research issues.

Core Functional Expertise
  • Customer Insights
  • Sales Operations
  • Digitization