PhD, Dep Research Director
Mattias Axelson holds a PhD in Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics. Currently he is Assistant Professor of Innovation and Operations Management at Stockholm School of Economics.
His research is applied and the current research focuses on two areas; technology based spin-off ventures and innovation partnerships.
Research on technology based spin-off ventures: It addresses the issue that incumbent companies have technology with innovation potential that never is realized. A major reason is lack of adequate processes to spin-off their technology assets as new ventures. Therefore, this research project addresses the issue of establising solutions for cost efficent business model evolution of spin-offs from incumbent companies.
Research on innovation partnerships: It is concerned with the trend that external partners increasingly influence companies innovation capability. This development demands new skills of management. The overarching issue addressed is what characterizes effective management of innovation partnerships.