Tim-Benjamin Lembcke

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Research Fields and Interests

  • (Digital) Nudging
  • Smart Mobility
  • Design Thinking (Education)
  • Design Science Research

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Experience

  • Since 05/2018 Doctorate in Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2012 – 10/2017 Master of Science in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
  • 09/2013 – 06/2016 Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
  • 04/2013 – 08/2014 Design Thinking Basic & Advanced Track, Hasso-Plattner-Institute (HPI) School of Design Thinking, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 09/2010 – 06/2011 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Engineering - Electronics, University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 09/2008 – 09-2011 Bachelor of Engineering in Projekt Engineering (Industrial Engineering), University of Cooperative Education Baden-Wuerttemberg, Mannheim, Germany

Work Experience

  • 01/2016 – 12/2017 Adviser & Shareholder, All Ventures Group, Potsdam, Germany
  • 10/2014 – 12/2017 Co-Founder & Manager, Minid Finance, Berlin, Germany
  • 09/2008 – 09/2011 Student Trainee in Projekt Engineering (Industrial Engineering), MVV Energie AG, Mannheim, Germany
  • Since 2014 Freelance Consultant & Innovation Coach


  • Kraus, S., Azaria, A., Fiosina, J., Greve, M., Hazon, N., Kolbe, L., Lembcke, T.-B., Müller, J.P., Schleibaum, S., Vollrath, M. (2020): AI for Explaining Decisions in Multi-Agent Environments, The 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New York, USA. (forthcoming)
  • Herrenkind, B.; Lembcke, T.B.; Diederich, S.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2020): Let’s Travel the World Together: Toward an Understanding of Motivational Antecedents in Business Trip Ridesharing Services, Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C] (forthcoming)
  • Lichtenberg, S., Lembcke, T.-B., Brenig, M., Brendel, A.B., Trang, S. (2020): Can Gamification lead to Increase Paid Crowdworkers Output?, Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C] (forthcoming)

  • 2019
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Engelbrecht, N.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): To Nudge or not to Nudge: Ethical Considerations of Digital Nudging Based on its Behavioral Economics Roots, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden. [VHB: B]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Engelbrecht, N.; Brendel, A.B.; Herrenkind, B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards a Unified Understanding of Digital Nudging by Addressing its Analog Roots, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), China. [VHB: C]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Masuch, K.; Trang, S.; Hengstler, S.; Plics, P.; Pamuk, M. (2019): Fostering Information Security Compliance: Comparing the Predictive Power of Social Learning Theory and Deterrence Theory, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Lembcke, T.B.; Trang, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Where Do You Want to Go Today: Understanding the Adoption of IS-Enabled Business Trip Ridesharing Services, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]

  • 2018
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2018): Make Design Thinking Teams Work: Einblicke in die Herausforderungen von innovativen Team-Kollaborationen. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Special Issue: "Digitale Zusammenarbeit". [VHB: D]

  • 2016
  • Lembcke, T.-B. (2016): Towards an understanding of success dimensions in Design Thinking education. MS thesis. University of Twente: Link (Thesis)

  • Researchgate

Topics for Bachelor and Master thesis

An overview of current topics can be found here.

Application: If you are interested in writing your thesis about any topic relating to my research fields and interests, please contact me via e-mail. Please attach your CV and grade sheet from Flex-Now (simple print out) allowing us to match your area of interests within our team.