Matthias teaches in the BBA and MBA Programs at Schulich as well as in the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program. He also teaches a program on cross-cultural management in the international week of the Kellogg-WHU EMBA in Germany, which is attended by students from all Kellogg partner schools. Since joining Schulich two years ago, Matthias has already been nominated twice for the Seymour Schulich Excellence in Teaching Award.
Matthias has extensive international experience, having previously worked in the United Kingdom and Spain and holding degrees from Germany, France and the United States. He speaks four languages fluently (English, Spanish, French, and German) and also has a passive knowledge of Italian and Russian.
Matthias has been invited as a Visiting Professor at several prestigious universities around the world, including Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, the Institute of Innovation Research at Hitotsubashi University and Meiji University, both in Tokyo, Japan and the University of Toulouse in France. On many occasions, he has taught or given seminars to executives during his time there.
Before becoming an academic, Matthias has worked in the Paris and London offices of Braxton Associates, the strategy consulting division of Deloitte. During his previous academic appointments, he has developed and taught internal training programs for a number of European enterprises, including a large electrical engineering firm in Germany and a French pharmaceuticals and personal care products company. He is currently developing several projects with Schulich ExecEd.