After graduating from High School (Waldschule Schwanewede) in 2009 Martin Knipp started studying Business Administration at the University of Bremen. Besides, he started working as a student research assistant in 2011 at the Chair of Accounting and Control at the University of Bremen. In 2012 he did a 3-month internship at the PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH in Hanover before completing his Bachelor-Studies with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Afterwards he started his Master-Studies spending one semester abroad at the San Diego State University in California (USA) in 2012 and continued his Business studies at the University of Bremen. He completed a 5-month internship at the Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG in Stuttgart in 2014. Furthermore, in 2015 he additionally operated as a freelancer in Business Consulting. Martin Knipp completed his Business studies in 2016 with achieving the degree of Master of Science as the best in his year awarded with the Wolfgang-Ritter-Prize.
Since 2016 he is works as a research assistant at the Chair of Accounting and Control at the University of Bremen and does his PhD with focus on his research topics such as International Accounting, Empirical Accounting Research and High-Growth Companies. Furthermore, he operates as founder and executive partner of the Northern Ventures UG (limited liability). In addition, Martin Knipp co-initiated the digitization project WiWiNow in 2018 and has since been significantly involved in the coordination of the project, which aims to implement innovative technological solutions in the university context, as well as in related research.
During his studies he also gained first teaching experiences from working as a tutor and assistant lecturer in “Accounting & Accounts”, expanded in line with his doctoral studies as lecturer in “Practical Exercise to Accounting & Accounts”, “Accounting & Controlling” and as a guest lecturer of the courses “Empirical Accounting Research” at the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics in Ukraine and “Accounting Research” at the Tbilisi State University in Georgia.