- Visiting Professor, Université Internationale de Rabat, School of Business, Management and Finance, Morocco, 2012-
- Adjunct Professor, Zurich Universitiy of Applied Sciences, School of Business Administration (HWZ), Switzerland, 2011-2013
- Visiting Professor, University of Cagliari, Faculty of Economics, 2012
- Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, 2012
- Academic Fellow, Open Society Institute and Soros Foundations Network AFP International Scholar, 2010-2011
- Visiting Professor, Yerevan State University, Department of Sociology, 2010-2011
- Research Associate, Department of Business and Administration Studies, Bern University of Applied Sciences, 2007-2010
- Research Assistant at the CRC 457 ‘Non-hierarchical Regional Production Networks’, Chemnitz University of Technology, 2004-2007.
- PhD (ABD) in Sociology, Mentor: Prof. Sandro Cattacin, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Geneva, 2013
- Dr. rer. pol. (PhD) in Innovation Management, Mentor: Prof. Manfred Moldaschl, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Chemnitz University of Technology, awarded April 27, 2010
- Dipl.-Soz. (MA-equivalent Diploma) in Sociology, Mentor: Prof. Ditmar Brock, Faculty of Humanities, Chemnitz University of Technology, awarded September 30, 2002
- Member of the Board of Editors, International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development
- Member of the Board of Editors, International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change
- Member of the EURAM
- Member of the Gesellschaft der Freunde der Technischen Universität Chemnitz
- Member of the Forschungskolleg Gesellschaft und Kontingenz
- Awarded 2nd & 3rd prize, business-plan competition of the Saxonian entrepreneurship network SAXEED, 2005.
- Awarded 2nd & 5th prize, marketing competition of the Chemnitz City Marketing, 2001.
- Literary award of the Literaturforum im Brecht-Haus Berlin, 2001.
- Please see ‘Teaching‘
- German: mother tongue
- English: Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
- French: Attestation CEF B1
- Armenian: basic knowledge