Mark Dodgson

Professor of Innovation Studies, UQ School of Business – University of Queensland

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Mark Dodgson is a researcher, an author and an adviser to companies and governments on innovation. He is Professor of Innovation Studies at the University of Queensland Business School, Brisbane, and is a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London. Mark has been a Board member of two multi-billion dollar companies and five startups. At present, Mark is a Director of Behaviour Innovation Pty Ltd and Playfulwork Ltd. He has advised numerous companies and governments throughout Europe, Asia and North and South America, and has researched and taught innovation in over sixty countries.

Mark has written or edited sixteen books and over 100 academic articles and book chapters on innovation. His latest books are The Playful Entrepreneur: How to Adapt and Thrive in Uncertain Times (Yale University Press, 2018), and Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2018, 2nd Edition), both written with David Gann.

Mark is an accomplished public speaker and is a regular commentator in the national press and radio writing and speaking on business, innovation and higher education. He writes a regular blog on innovation and entrepreneurship for the World Economic Forum. Additionally, Mark teaches courses on innovation leadership for executives, encouraging organisations to develop what he calls ‘playful’ cultures and behaviours.

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