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Dr. Jesper Vasell

Dr. Jesper Vasell

Director, KTH Global Development Hub


Dr. Jesper Vasell has 20 years of experience in innovation based on academic research from universities and research institutes. He is currently the director of the KTH Global Development Hub at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, based in Sweden and Kenya. He has served as the Director of the Innovation Office at Chalmers University of Technology since its establishment in 2010. He also has experience in public research and venture capital funding from several Swedish funding agencies and frequently consults and lectures on entrepreneurship, innovation system development and innovation management in both public and private organizations.

Dr Vasell passed away on 13th June 2022. WIOMSA is grateful for his dedicated support and commitment to the MASMA programme and WIOMSA as a whole.