Currently living in Malmö, Sweden

Strategist, advisor, entrepreneur, educator

My work is situated at the intersection of design practice, research and entrepreneurship. In particular, my interest is in how strategic thinking can support design-based innovation and management processes.I have conducted research and teaching activities in leading international centers (Harvard, MIT, Aalborg University, Polytechnic University of Milan, Malmö University and University of the Arts London), (co)authoring and (co)editing some 70 publications. I have founded and managed successful companies and award-winning design firms operating in more than 30 countries and with commercial hubs in Milan, Singapore, Toronto and Doha (key Clients include Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Dior, Sony). I also serve as an operating executive and a consultant for private and public organizations (e.g. the European Commission and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) in order to help define strategies, policies, and funding schemes to foster innovation.

I am currently affiliated with Aalborg University in Denmark. For more information on my consulting activities, please visit the website of my company Logic Moon.

Extended biographical notes

My two-page résumé provides a short overview of my activities. More information on my research-oriented trajectory can be found on my academic cv.

Key areas of interest: Strategy & design, design entrepreneurship, design as a way to support knowledge translation, data analysis and visualization, design management