Dr. Alexander Frey

Research Fellow
Faculty of Business and Economics
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Email: frey@is-augsburg.de

Curriculum Vitae

Alexander Frey served basic military service in Idar-Oberstein and Sonthofen before he studied information management with focus on "Finance & Information" at the University of Augsburg.  In his bachelor’s thesis he spent time on commodity certificates for hedging of price and availability risks of raw materials. Afterwards he completed the master program "information management" at the Technical University of Munich. His master’s thesis dealt with potential success factors of internet based business models. Furthermore he studied abroad at the Korea University in Seoul, South Korea.


During his studies he gained practical experience in a variety of small and medium-sized companies and went into business for oneself in development of mobile and web based applications, among others startups.


From April 2015 until September 2018 Alexander Frey was a research and teaching assistant at the Chair for Information Systems and Management of the University of Augsburg. His research interest aims at the topic "Sharing Economy". In particular, he examines how Sharing Economy organizations can generate value for their users and how information technology contributes to this. He also deals with uncertainties associated with the sharing and interaction between the physical and digital world.


Since November 2018, Alexander works as an assistant to the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland AG.


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Veit, Daniel, Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Frenzel-Piasentin, Adeline (2022). Die Rolle der Informationstechnologie in der Sharing Economy – eine quantitative Erhebung.
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, Frenzel, Adeline, & Veit, Daniel (2020). Die Rolle der Informationstechnologie in der Sharing Economy.
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2019). A service-dominant logic perspective on the roles of technology in service innovation: uncovering four archetypes in the sharing economy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11573-019-00948-z
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2019). Three differentiation strategies for competing in the sharing economy. https://doi.org/10.17705/2msqe.00013
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Frey, Alexander, Welck, Maximilian von, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2018). A stakeholders' perspective on the effects of the sharing economy in tourism and potential remedies.
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Trenz, Manuel, Frey, Alexander, & Veit, Daniel (2018). Disentangling the facets of sharing: a categorization of what we know and don't know about the sharing economy. https://doi.org/10.1108/intr-11-2017-0441
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2018). Facilitating or regulating the sharing economy? Uncovering the impact of carsharing.
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Veit, Daniel, Trenz, Manuel, Frey, Alexander, & Tan, C.-W. (2018). On rapport uncertainty in the sharing economy – extending the categories of uncertainty.
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2017). The role of technology for service innovation in sharing economy organizations: a service-dominant logic perspective.
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2016). The different roles of technology in sharing economy organizations and their competitive implications.
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Frey, Alexander, Trenz, Manuel, & Veit, Daniel (2016). The roles of technology and partnerships in sharing economy organizations.
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