Markus Fitza

Assistant Professor


Markus Fitza holds a Ph.D. in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an MBA from the University of Oxford and a Master in Molecular Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. His research centers on origins of firm performance in uncertain and knowledge-rich environments. He especially explore two aspects in this environment 1) How ownership arrangements and uncertainty affect performance differences across firms and 2) How firms can manage stakeholder expectations about their performance. He explored these questions in a variety of contexts, such as venture capital investments, IPO underpricing, or in emerging economies such as China.