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Prof. Dr. Daniel Seelhofer

Prof. Dr. Daniel Seelhofer

Prof. Dr. Daniel Seelhofer
ZHAW School of Management and Law
Department International Business
Stadthausstrasse 14
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 66 42

Personal profile

Management role

  • Director of Institute, International Management Institute
  • Head, Department of International Business

Position at the ZHAW

Professor of International Business

Professional development teaching

MAS Business Administration

CAS International Business Development

Expertise and research interests

Global Leadership
SME Strategies and Organization
Internationalization of SME

Educational background

University of St.Gallen (HSG): Master in International Management
University of St.Gallen (HSG): PhD in Management (International Management)

Professional milestones

Various positions in the IT, education and services industry with SMEs and MNEs, including IT consultant at a large IT services firm, managing director and project manager at a small software company, director of several FIBAA accredited EMBA programs, and head of international operations at a medium-sized firm; guest lecturer at various universities abroad, e.g. in London, Colombo, Belgrade, Kuala Lumpur, and Graz; 15 years experience teaching at university level. Colonel (GS) in the Swiss Army.

Membership of networks


Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Books and monographs, peer-reviewed Conference contributions, peer-reviewed Other publications Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Seelhofer, D. (2003). Introduction to Organization Theory and Design, Zürich: Compendio.
Seelhofer, D. (2007). The Antecedents and Effects of Foreign CEO Succession, Meereschwand: Edubook.

Seelhofer, D. (2005). Interkulturelle Kompetenz und internationale Vernetzung als Plus, Tages-Anzeiger Marktplatz Bildung.