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Jan Oliver Schwarz

Associate Principal

Dr. Jan Oliver Schwarz is an Associate Principal at DSI and heading the Munich office. He focuses in his work on future oriented strategy development which includes implementing corporate foresight processes and applying approaches such as Business War Gaming and scenario planning. He is the co-author of “Business Wargaming: Securing Corporate Value” and has published widely on corporate foresight.

Prior to DSI, Jan worked for Europe’s largest insurance company Allianz in various strategy functions, including building up a corporate foresight process and pioneering scenario planning at the organization. He has further gained in depth experience in Business War Gaming while working for Booz Allen Hamilton and AT Kearney. To keep ties with academia he is also a Research Associate at the Aarhus School of Business, Denmark 

Jan earned his PhD in Strategic Foresight from the Berlin University of the Arts, Germany and holds Master degrees in Futures Studies from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and in Management from the University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany.