Klas Eric Soderquist is an Associate Professor of Innovation and Knowledge Management at the Department of Management Science and Technology of AUEB. He heads the Innovation and Knowledge Management Unit (InnKnow) within MSL. Before joining AUEB he was a faculty member at the Grenoble Ecole de Management, France and has also taught at the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE. He holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from Henley Management College and Brunel University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Dr Soderquist's research interests include Innovation, New Product Development, R&D Management and Policy, Organizational Change and Entrepreneurship. He has published in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Long Range Planning, R&D Management and the Journal of Small Business Management among others. He serves on the editorial board of several journals in his areas of expertise.
He has acted as a consultant to various companies in the manufacturing industry, to the European Union on issues in innovation policy, and to UNIDO on issues related to technology transfer and strategic alliances. He has also worked as a consultant for the Swedish Office of Science and Technology in Paris.