About Robin Teigland

Robin Teigland is Professor of Strategy, Management of Digitalization, in the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Division at Chalmers University of Technology. In 2017 and 2018 Robin was listed by the Swedish business magazine, Veckans Affärer, as one of Sweden’s most influential women, primarily in technology (#12 in 2017 and #6 in 2018)

Robin also co-leads the Peniche Ocean Watch Initiative in Peniche, Portugal. The Peniche Ocean Watch Initiative (POW) aspires to enable a blue circular economy and global best practice in tackling ocean waste and regional rejuvenation through joining forces with local efforts in the coastal areas of Peniche and facilitating knowledge sharing and creativity in ocean-based industry and digitalization. More information is on Facebook and on Slideshare.

Robin’s research interests reside at the intersection of strategy, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship and focus on how the convergence of emerging technologies such as 3D printing, artificial intelligence, IoT, and smart robotics, enable communities to create value outside of a firm’s traditional boundaries as well as challenge long-standing institutional structures in society.

Her present research includes projects within FinTech, e.g., cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and blockchain technologies, new forms of P2P finance such as crowdfunding; entrepreneurship within open source communities, and the Sharing Economy. Robin Teigland has published numerous articles in international books and academic journals and is an active international researcher.

Robin has a BA in Economics with Distinction from Stanford University, an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics. She also has a range of work experience, such as venture capital in Silicon Valley, consulting for McKinsey in Sweden and Spain, a medtech start-up in Norway, production and marketing operations for Esso in Chile, stock brokerage in Spain, and international banking in USA.

Robin is frequently interviewed about her research by Swedish and international media and she is a globally sought after speaker. She is also active and influential among social media users, with over 300 000 views on Slideshare and several times nominated one of the Global Top 50 Business Professors on Twitter. In 2017 she was nominated one of Sweden’s 125 most influential women, primarily within technology.

In her free time, she loves to SUP (stand up paddle) in the Stockholm archipelago and to surf in the ocean whenever she can. Robin has five children, from whom she is constantly learning.


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