Since 2018 Michel van der Borgh has been an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Department of Marketing at Copenhagen Business School. He previously was Assistant Professor of Marketing at Eindhoven University of Technology and Tilburg University. Michel achieved his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering at Hanze University Groningen, his M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, and he was awarded his Ph.D. in Marketing from the same university. Michel has published in journals such as Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Service Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, British Journal of Management, and R&D Management. He regularly reviews for a number of leading journals and currently serves as an Associate Editor at European Journal of Marketing(EJM) and is part of Industrial Marketing Management’s (IMM) review board.
In his research, Michel aims to understand what drives the success of radically new (digital) technologies in ICT, medical devices, manufacturing, and other industries, and how firms can design effective sales strategies for such solutions. Michel collaborates with leading high-tech organizations like Philips, Vanderlande Industries, KPN, Getronics, Ahrend, and the High-Tech Campus Eindhoven.
In terms of teaching, he has taught numerous courses on topics such as (1) new product selling, (2) business research methods, (3) marketing management, and (4) business to business marketing. Michel is the program coordinator of the 2-year MSc EBA (cand. merc.) Sales Management (previously: Customer & Commercial Development (CCD).