Timon Beyes is Professor of Sociology of Organization and Culture at Leuphana University Lüneburg. He is a founding director of Leuphana University's Centre for Digital Cultures, director of the Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization (ISCO) and program director of the MA program in Culture and Organization. He is also affiliated with the Digital Democracies Institute, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, and acts as a Senior Editor for the journal Organization Studies.

Timon has a background in Sociology and Management Studies and has done his doctoral and post-doctoral research at the Institute of Sociology and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. From 2012-2017, he was full professor at Copenhagen Business School's Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy. He has held visiting professorships at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Université Paris Dauphine.

In his research, he seeks to reconsider organization as a primary concern of cultural theory, and cultural theory as a primary concern for the study of organization. Research areas include the fields of media culture, art and aesthetics, cities and publics as well as higher education.