Frank Lerch studied Business Administration at Free University Berlin and University of Warwick (England). He did research on industrial economics and network management at Free University Berlin, University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland), the University of Arizona (Tucson, USA) and the University of Armed Forces in Hamburg. He holds a PhD in Business Administration. He is co-founder of Dahlem Research & Consulting Group GmbH. He joined OpTecBB in Sept. 2012 as Managing Director.