Matthias Seifert


What is your hometown?
Hamburg, Germany

What do you teach? 
Quantitative Methods in the MBA, Global MBA+, PhD, and the DBA.

Your favorite spot in Madrid?
I like taking the Teleférico de Madrid in Argüelles in order to have a nice picnic in Casa de Campo.

What book is currently on your nightstand?
Nothing. I hate reading books…

What did you want to be when you grew up?
Professor, at the age of 11 (really.)

What is one of the most valuable, yet underrated skills in business?

How do you do to relax?
Running, exploring the surroundings of Madrid, and going fishing (unsuccessfully.)

What do you wish someone told you when you were in graduate school?
Enjoy your time as a student as much as you can as it will be over sooner than you think.

Professor Matthias Seifert was photographed at Fass restaurant on Madrid, Spain by Kerry Parke (October, 2012.)