Christopher Adlung

Job title
PhD Researcher

Christopher is a PhD candidate in the policy section focusing on Telemedicine and Frugal Innovation. His research investigates how Telemedicine can support the adoption and diffusion of Frugal Innovation in low- and middle-income countries like Togo, Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya.

The motivation for his research stems from volunteer projects in low-resource settings and his interest in sustainability management and circular economies.

Embracing a polymath mindset, Christopher is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, utilizing a systemic, scientific, creative, and philosophical lens to solve complex, socio-technical, and dynamic challenges.

Before Christopher joined TPM, he gained professional experience in the telecommunication and consulting industry for more than twelve years, holding various profit & loss, and people responsible positions in Europe, Africa, USA, and Indonesia.

He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration & Accounting at the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society, a Master of Science degree in Service Management & Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and a Master of Practical Studies in Organizational Psychology & Leadership at Pennsylvania State University.

Supervisors: Cees van Beers, Professor of Innovation Economics and Management at TUD and Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, Associate Professor and Delft Technology Fellow, TUD

Christopher Adlung