Areas of expertise
- Digital transformation of companies
- Selection and introduction of business application systems (e.g. ERP systems)
- Business optimization / Business Process Reengineering
- Business model transformation and business model innovation
Prof. Dr. Christian Leyh joined the Fraunhofer Center in Leipzig in April 2019 as team leader for "Digital Transformation" in the project "Data Mining and Value Creation". Until August 2021, he also worked as a post-doc at the Chair of Information Systems, in particular Information Systems in Industry and Commerce, at the Dresden University of Technology. In 2014, he completed his doctorate at this chair on the topic of "Success factors in the introduction of ERP systems in small and medium-sized enterprises and their implications for university teaching". One of the results of his dissertation, was the development of a process model that can support SMEs in the selection and introduction of ERP systems. Prior to his doctorate, he completed a degree in business informatics (Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (FH)) at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden and a Master of Business and Engineering at Steinbeis University Berlin. In April 2022, Prof. Dr. Christian was appointed to the professorship of General Business Administration with a focus on ERP systems and business analytics at the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen - University of Applied Sciences. His current teaching and research activities focus on the area of digitalization / digital transformation and the associated challenges from various organizational perspectives, as well as on the area of business application systems (e.g. ERP systems, CRM systems, AI tools, etc.).