I am an entrepreneur, academic and market and business/economic model design economist, Professor of Marketing and Service Systems at WMG, University of Warwick a Turing Fellow. I am the inventor of the decentralized self-sovereign data server (called the HAT) and CEO of Dataswift.io →
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)
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I am an active researcher in the domain of value, pricing, service systems and 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 is “at-large” with collaborations with 5 universities
My research blog is at value-basedservicesystem.blogspot.com →
My papers, talks and presentations at Academia.edu → and research profile here at Researchgate →
My projects are here → The biggest project (and our global social movement to claim your data) is at H.A.T →
– My CV is here →
– Google citations here →
– Research Gate here →
I am the Chief Executive and co-Founder of Dataswift.io. I invest in, and incubate startups through my family office 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/value-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 now only a day a week as an academic so do not take on any service responsibilities.
Market Design and Micro economic Engineer
I am the product owner, designer and creator of the HAT Microserver, a Self-sovereign Data Server Infrastructure called Dataswift One, a legal, economic, governance and technology infrastructure for data exchange between websites and applications, operated by Dataswift.