Ivanka Visnjic

Associate Professor, Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences at Esade Business School

Ivanka Visnjic is an associate professor of innovation at Esade Business School, where she also acts as the director of the Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management. Previously, Ivanka worked at a consulting firm McKinsey & Co, completed her PhD at KU Leuven in Belgium and helped set up business-led partnership Cambridge Service Alliance, at the University of Cambridge.

Her research, teaching and advisory activities focus on discontinuous technological shifts, disruptive and radical innovation in products and services and business model innovation. Her research has been published in well-established academic journals, such as California Management Review, Journal of Operations Management and Journal of Product Innovation Management, among others. Ivanka has received a number of awards and grants for her research, including the Journal of Operations Management Ambassador Award in 2018 and IBM Faculty Award in 2012.