Joakim BjörkdahlDr. Björkdahl works at the Division of Innovation Engineering and Management and Center for Business Innovation at Chalmers University of Technology. He has extensive experience in strategy, innovation and finance. In addition to conducting research on these topics, he has wide experience of working with strategy, business development and valuation for manufacturing, pulp and paper, telecommunications, and private equity firms. He has also worked for regulatory bodies on different issues.


Why Business Model Innovation Matters

Managers frequently rely on innovation to drive profitable growth. In many industries new products and services are fundamental. However, although product and service innovations are and have been important to firms for decades, competitive pressures and the search for increased profit have pushed business model innovation higher on the priority list.