Maximilian Schacker

today December 30th, 1990
place St. Gallen, Switzerland

About me

I'm a PhD candidate and web-designer from Bielefeld, Germany. I am currently working at the Institute for Media and Communications Management of the University of St.Gallen and freelancing as a web-designer. I have a strong passion for new tech and entrepreneurial ideas as well as great UI/UX design.

What I do



In my dissertation I focus on the impact of CSR and sustainability information in social media on consumer attitudes and behaviors.

Web Development & Design

I am a full-stack web developer. My favorite stack is Nuxt/Vue in combination with Firebase.




PhD Candidate in Business Innovation
2018 - Present | University of St.Gallen, CH
Dissertation topic: CSR and sustainability information in social media
Master in Strategy and International Management
2014 — 2017 | University of St.Gallen, CH
Thesis topic: Design Centricity; GPA: 5,35
Bachelor in Economics and Bachelor in International Affairs
2010 — 2014 | University of St.Gallen, CH
Thesis topic: Entrepreneurial Top Teams; GPA: 5,25
International Baccalaureate
2007 — 2009 | Malvern College, UK
42/45 points


Research Associate
2018 - Present | University of St.Gallen, CH
Conducted research projects with multiple corporate partners and helped to prepare and conduct lectures.
Interim Product Manager
2017 | VincuVentas, Colombia
Worked at the interface between business and IT team to translate business insights into product iterations.
Intern in Business Development
2017 | Fundes, Costa Rica
Developed and implemented new talent management strategy. Contributed in design thinking team for intrapreneurial venture.
Co-Founder & Head of Product Development
2015 - 2016 | CareerSuite AG, CH
Job matching platform, invested by Joachim & Stephanie Schoss. Developed the idea and business model and managed the product development.