Department of Management and Entrepreneurship


Simon Nobs

Research and Teaching Assistant

Department of Management & Entrepreneurship

+41 31 684 82 33
Postal Address
Engehaldenstrasse 4
3012 Bern

Departmental Responsibilities


  • Development of the dissertation project


  • Coaching of Bachelor and Master theses
  • Teaching support and supervision of students at Bachelor and Master level

Outreach & Communication

  • Cooperation in further education at the interface between science and practice (Coaching CAS in Entrepreneurial Leadership, Project Coordination Innosuisse & STAGE UP)
  • Management of projects with practice partners
  • Department Communication & Website


Academic Career

  • Visiting Scholar at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas, (September - November 2023)
  • Doctoral Studies at the Institute of Marketing and Management, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Bern, Switzerland (since 2020)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Business Administration at the University of Bern, Switzerland (2011-2014); Master Thesis: "Business Models in Entrepreneurial Settings"
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Management and International Business, Victoria University of Wellington/ Te Herenga Waka, New Zealand (2008-2010)

Professional Experience

  • Innovation Specialist at Nestlé, Vevey, Switzerland (2017-2020)
  • Graduate Trainee in Marketing and Sales at Nestlé, Zürich & Vevey, Switzerland (2015-2017)
  • Internship in Brand Management at Unilever, Schaffhausen, Switzerland (2014)
  • Internship in Sales at Robert Bosch, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2013)
  • Internship in Product Management at Robert Bosch, Solothurn, Switzerland (2012-2013)
  • Employee at Museum Hotel de Wheels, Wellington, New Zealand (2007)

Research Interest

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Renewal
  • Corporate Venture Teams