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Dr. Tobias Endress

Assistant Professor and Faculty Director of BADT Program
School of Management

Risk and Decision-making: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving; Finance; Change Management

Dr. Tobias Endress is an Assistant Professor at the AIT School of Management. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in banking & finance, project business, digital transformation, and change management. His former (non-academic) roles include project and program manager, product owner, and business analyst.

He has completed professional training for banking, graduated in Computer Science and Business Administration (IBW) at VWA Frankfurt (Germany), in Business Economics at Avans+ in Breda (Netherlands). He got a Master’s Degree in Leadership in Digital Communication at Berlin University of the Arts (UdK Berlin) and University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), as well as a Doctorate in Business Administration at the University of Gloucestershire (UK). He is a fellow of the EuroMed Academy of Business.

His research interests include Business Management, Financial Markets, Decision-Making, Digital Business & Transformation, Forecasting, Innovation and Change Management, Project Business, Sustainability, and Teamwork.

  • Freelance Business Consultant(January 2019 – present)

  • Metzler Bank, Frankfurt am Main (October 2016 – December 2018)

      IT Manager (focus research and trading systems)

  • Fondsdepot Bank, Germany (January 2015 – September 2016)

      Senior Expert / Manager Banking Portals

  • Metzler Bank, Frankfurt am Main (January 2008 – December 2014)

      Project & Service Manager (focus e-Business and capital markets)

  • Allianz Global Investors, Frankfurt, Germany / San Francisco, USA (October 2002 – December 2007)

      Project Manager and Business Analyst (focus eMarketing and B2B business)

  • Deutsche Bank Group, Germany (February 1997 – September 2002)

       Various positions, e.g. Coordinator – Cash & Trade IT – Access Systems / e-Banking


Endress, T. (2018). “Deliberated Intuition” in Stock Price Forecasting. Economics and Sociology, Vol. 11 Iss. 3 pp. 11-27. Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.14254/2071-789X.2018/11-3/1

Endress, T., & Gear, T. (2015). Stock Prices: Are Intuitive or Deliberate Persons Better Forecasters? Economics and Sociology, Vol. 8 Iss. 4 pp. 43 – 50. Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.14254/2071-789X.2015/8-4/3

Endress, T. (2015). An e-Delphi Experiment of Quality of Equity Predictions in Online Groups. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Vol. 7 Iss. 2 pp. 136 – 158. Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRFM-05-2014-0014

Endress, T., & Gear, T. (2013). E- Delphi Pilot Experiment of Quality of Equity Predictions in Online Groups. International Journal of Management Cases, Vol. 15 Iss. 4, pp. 74-88.


Endress, T. (2020). Digital Project Practice: Managing Innovation and Change. Hamburg: Tredition.

Book Chapters

Endress, T. (2020). Ideas and Requirements for Digital Innovations. In T. Endress (Ed.), Digital Project Practice: Managing Innovation and Change (pp. 89-107). Hamburg: Tredition.

Endress, T. (2015). Schwarminvestments: “Wisdom of Crowds” oder “Madness of the Masses“?. In A. Liebetrau & M. Seidel (Eds.), Banking & Innovation 2015 (pp. 237-243), Heidelberg: Springer Gabler.

Endress, T. (2014). Digital Governance and Social Media Engagement. In G. Bowen & W. Ozuem (Eds.), Computer-Mediated Marketing Strategies: Social Media and Online Brand Communities (pp. 28-58). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.