I am Dasein: Be-findlichkeit, Verstehen, Rede
I am an entrepreneur, academic, engineer, educator, advisor (see my roles below). My day job is as the Professor of Marketing and Service Systems at WMG and Director of HATLAB for 20% of my time and 80% of my time as CEO of Dataswift.io and serving as an advisor to various organisations and governments. I am creator of the HAT and the economist and market designer of the HATDeX Data Mobility Platform.
Achievements and Awards
Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute, UK; Advisory Board member, Lloyds Register; CTF International Fellow, Service Research Centre, Karlstad, Sweden; Advisory Board member, NHH Centre for Service Innovation, Bergen, Norway; Senior Member, Wolfson College Cambridge; ESRC/InnovateUK Caucus Thought Leader (2016-17); ESRC/NIHR Public Sector Placement Fellow (Apr – Sep 2010); ESRC/AIM Service Fellow (Oct 2008 – Sep 2010); ESRC/AIM Lead Service Fellow (Oct 2008 – Dec 2009)
I am an active researcher in the domain of value, pricing, service systems and new economic and business models. I design complex service eco-systems e.g. outcome-based service contracts, markets etc. I did a servsig blog here that will give you an idea of the type of work I do.
My research team website is the Service Systems research group
My research blog is at value-basedservicesystem.blogspot.com
I am the Chief Executive and co-Founder of Dataswift.io. I invest in, and incubate startups through my company www.innovorsa.com providing early stage administrative, financial, business/economic model, technological and funding support together with incubation space in Cambridge and Kuala Lumpur.
I don’t do any formal teaching but I do conduct some masterclasses
– masterclass on value creation (1 day) – executives, doctoral & postdoctoral (capacity building) (on demand)
– masterclass on research for impact (2 days) doctoral & postdoctoral (usually in October)
– masterclass on creating new markets (2 days) – executives (on demand)
– masterclass on outcome-based contracts (1-day) – executives (on demand)
– PhD supervision approach and teaching philosophy – Download it here (important if you are looking to do a PhD with me)
I am also one of the ESRC/InnovateUK Caucus Thought Leaders (see http://innovationcaucus.co.uk/) tasked to integrate Social Science research to assist Innovate UK
I am the product owner, designer and creator of the HAT Microserver as well as the HATDeX platform, a legal, economic, governance and technology platform for data exchange between HATs and websites and applications, operated by Dataswift.