Ali Aslan Gümüsay is Professor of Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability at LMU Munich and Head of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society Research Group at the Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society.

Before, he was a visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hamburg, DAAD Prime Fellow at WU Vienna and Lecturer at Magdalen College, University of Oxford. He received his DPhil from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Prior to this, he worked as a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.

His research consists of four streams:
(1) values, meaning and hybridity in entrepreneurship;
(2) grand challenges, sustainability and new forms of organizing;
(3) digitalization, management and innovation as well as
(4) impact, scholarship and futures.

His work has been third-party funded by the DFG,  DAAD, Avicenna Foundation (BMBF), Hamburg University, Oxford University, Foundation of German Business (BMBF), WU Vienna, and others totaling over €1,000,000.