Jürgen Wenger received his Engineering Degree from the University of Cooperative Education of Ravensburg. He was awarded for his outstanding diploma thesis by the Zeppelin Foundation. With further studies, he received a Quality Management Degree from the University of Applied Sciences of Berlin and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Technical University of Munich. The latter study was in close cooperation with the University of Southern California, the Columbia University in NYC and the Tsinghua University of Beijing. Jürgen is conducting his research trained at the HHL. His research focuses on the design of innovation contests.