- Focus Areas
- Strategic Services
Director, Industrial Services Research
As director of industrial services research for TSIA, Prof. Harald Kopp is responsible for the further development and enhancement of TSIA’s research agenda, according to the needs of businesses in the EMEA region. His focus is chiefly on services in industrial automation, equipment, instruments and technology companies. Prof. Kopp is teaching in a MBA program for sales and service engineering at Furtwangen University. This MBA program prepares young professionals for a career in service. The focus of the program is in the area of industrial and IT service. His teaching fields include management accounting and IT management. Prior to joining Furtwangen University in 2004, Prof. Kopp possessed 10 years of accomplished experience in the areas of supply chain management, logistics, and IT services. He was a logistics manager with fashion company HUGO BOSS, an SAP consultant for IT service provider Novasoft (now Ciber), and an IT manager at FESTO, an industrial equipment manufacturer and industrial service provider. He holds a university diploma degree in economics from Tübingen University, Germany.