Prof. Dr. Christian M. Ringle

Professor of Management at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany, Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle, Australia and Adjunct Professor at the Waikato Management School, New Zealand. Christian has been included in the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics, which compiles the most impactful scientific researchers worldwide (i.e., the top 1% by citations per field in the Web of Science).


He is a cofounder of SmartPLS. His research addresses strategic management, organizations, marketing, human resource management, and quantitative methods for business and market research. His Google Scholar citations: > 25,000.

Prof. Dr. Marko Sarstedt

Professor of Marketing at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany and Adjunct Professor at Monash University Malaysia. Marko has been included in the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics, which compiles the most impactful scientific researchers worldwide (i.e., the top 1% by citations per field in the Web of Science). 


His main research is in the application and advancement of research methods to further the understanding of consumer behaviour and to improve marketing decision-making. His Google Scholar citations: > 25,000.