Faculty Profile

Christopher Sabel

PhD Candidate - Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Biography

Christopher Sabel is a PhD Candidate in Strategic Management at BI Norwegian Business School. He is researching entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship phenomena from a strategy perspective. Broadly speaking, Christopher is passionate about the challenges of starting and growing independent and corporate startups, as well as about the interactions of established firms and entrepreneurial ventures. He is particularly interested in financial- and human capital investments of established firms into startups and the implications for firm performance of both actors.

Christopher bases his research on quantitative studies of large datasets and reaffirms his research findings by actively being involved in the entrepreneurial finance and corporate innovation ecosystem. Prior to starting a PhD, Christopher worked as Strategy Consultant at Monitor Deloitte in Zurich. He gained his MSc in Management from Stockholm School of Economics and his BSc from University of Bamberg.

Publications

Sabel, Christopher Albert (2020)

From genealogy to patchwork family: Multiple parent imprints and spinoff survial

[Academic lecture]. Annual DRUID PhD Academy Conference in Odense 2020.

Sabel, Christopher Albert & Sasson, Amir (2018)

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Transferability, Appropriability and External Corporate Venturing

[Academic lecture]. Special Conference (From Start-up to Scale-up) of the Academy of Management in Tel Aviv 2018.

Sabel, Christopher Albert & Sasson, Amir (2018)

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Transferability, Appropriability and External Corporate Venturing

[Academic lecture]. 38th Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society in Paris 2018.

Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
2015 Stockholm School of Economics Master of Science in Business
2015 CEMS Master of International Management
2012 University of Bamberg Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2017 - Present BI Norwegian Business School PhD Candidate
2020 - 2020 Copenhagen Business School Visiting Researcher
2015 - 2017 Monitor Deloitte Consultant