Martin Wallin

Professor, Technology Management and Economics
Head of Division, Division of Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Martin Wallin is a Professor of Innovation Management and Head of Division at Entrepreneurship and Strategy, at Chalmers University of Technology. He is also an Associate Professor (PD) of Management at ETH Zurich, Switzerland and a Fellow at the Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT). He has held visiting positions at Stanford University and the University of Luxembourg.

His research, teaching and advisory activities are in the field of strategic management and innovation, with a particular focus on challenges associated with open innovation and digitalization and the implications for business models and firm strategy. He has experience working with industrial firms and professional service organizations in Scandinavia, Continental Europe and the UK. His paper “Carrots and rainbows: Motivation and social practice in open source software development” (MIS Quarterly, 2012) was nominated as European Research Paper of the Year by CIOnet, the world’s largest community of IT executives.

Martin holds a PhD in Technology Management and a MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers and a Dr. habil in Management from ETH Zurich. He is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society as well as a founding member of the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Europe and a co-organizer of the Born Global and Scale Global accelerator programs that target high potential startups in Sweden.
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Published: Wed 18 Dec 2013. Modified: Wed 04 Apr 2018