Mike Franz Wahl
Mike Wahl is born in Zella-Mehlis, Germany, and married with Pille, he has two sons. He speaks German (mother tongue), Estonian, English, Finnish, and Russian. He has earned his PhD in Business from Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) 2011, 2004 MBA, and 1990 MSc (Technology Engineer). He has the qualification of an International Engineering Educator (ING-PAED IGIP), and is currently working as an Associate Professor of management at TalTech, EBS, and is visiting professor at Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France. He is mainly giving courses in Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, and Master Degree Workshops. However, also other business administration, hospitality and retailing related courses have been given. He is a Member of the Council at the Department of Business Administration, and Manager of the Management sector, and MBA Programme Director at TalTech. He is member of the International Corporate Governance Research Network, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), and Indian Academy of Management (IAM). Before commitment to his academic career he used to work as manager in influential hospitality and retailing (currently OSKA expert) enterprises like Gloria, Kultas & ko, Reval Hotelligrupi, Hansa Hotel, Balt-Hellin, Strand, and Rimi Eesti Food. Teaching is the best way to learn, therefore all this paired with global research allows an successful learning – Corde et mente et manu!