Prof. Dr. Janina Sundermeier

Associated Member

Janina Sundermeier is Professor of Business Administration, in particular Digital Entrepreneurship and Diversity at Freie Universität Berlin. She has been an Associate Member of the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) since 2019.
In her research at the interface between entrepreneurship, management and business informatics, she deals with the following topics:

- Effects of 'deep-level' diversity dimensions (primarily personality traits) on the exercise of central entrepreneurial functions*internal functions
- Influence of digital technologies on start-up processes (primarily with focus on female founders)

- Opportunities and obstacles to entrepreneurial diversity in the context of digitisation

"The transfer of my research results into teaching and practice is one of my major concerns," says Prof. Dr. Janina Sundermeier. For this reason, she has launched the following initiatives:

Prof. Dr. Janina Sundermeier also serves as an ambassador for "Women's Entrepreneurship" within NFUSION, the Entrepreneurs Network of Freie Universität Berlin, and regularly gives lectures and workshops on her research areas.

Janina Sundermeier has been associated with ECDF since 2017. She contributes her expertise to various research projects and events.  "For me, the ECDF is a great opportunity to complement my research interests in various facets of entrepreneurial diversity in the context of digitization with interdisciplinary perspectives and to contribute myself to related topics. I am therefore very much looking forward to the interdisciplinary exchange and many other joint projects, discussions and events at ECDF.