Strategy professor by day. Creative spirit by night.
Professor of Strategy, and Academic Director for the EMBA in Strategy at NHH Norwegian School of Economics. Publish research on strategy, innovation, networks and entrepreneurship. Teach in undergraduate, graduate and executive programs at NHH and abroad. Board member in a Fintech Business Cluster. Give keynotes at industry conferences and talks for private and public organizations. Consult established firms and startups on strategy and innovation.
Played in bands. Released music. Directed short films and music videos. Wrote films and tv-series that never saw the light of day. Created street art that did, went viral and was featured in books and magazines. Still spend a non-trivial amount of time playing with music, film, art and technology.
Co-founded a startup. Initiated and developed an art project where acclaimed street artists discussed capitalism on the walls of Norwegian School of Economics. Co-developed and chaired the academic conference for world-renowned street art festival Nuart. Held talks for musicians, artists and art students. Wrote satirical research papers that were read more than my real research. Integrate elements from creative interests into my teaching, research, and business work.