Christian Seelos is a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) at Stanford University and the Leo Tindemans Chair of Business Model Innovation at KU Leuven. Previously, he was an Adjunct Professor for Strategy and Sustainability in the Strategic Management Department at IESE Business School. He teaches MBA and executive courses in International Business, Global Strategic Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Strategy and Sustainability at various business schools in Europe, Africa, Latin America and the United States. In the 1980s and early 90s he was Associate Professor for Molecular Biology and Cancer Research at the University of Vienna and a researcher at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, USA. His recent research on innovative corporate strategies in emerging markets won him the Gold Price, 2008 of the highly contested IFC-FT essay competition. In early 2000 he was a Senior Contract Director at British Telecom Global Services. Prior to that, he was Senior Strategy Consultant at Siemens (Munich) and Vice President for Portfolio Strategy and Product Development at Transclick Inc. (New York). In the 1990s he was a Senior Adviser to the Chairman at the United Nations Special Commission on Iraq (UNSCOM).