Dr. Espen Andersen


Espen Andersen is an Associate Professor with the Department of Strategy and Logistics at the Norwegian Business School, where he leads the Technology Strategy Research Center. Based in Oslo, Norway, he has done research on topics such as technology disruption, information access technologies, technology strategy, mobile business, electronic commerce, knowledge management, learning technologies, digital business strategy and CIO-CEO interaction. He has worked as a Research Affiliate with Computer Sciences Corporation Research Services and as the European Research Director for The Concours Group (later nGenera Corporation.)

Andersen holds a degree of Doctor of Business Administration in management information systems from Harvard Business School. He has consulted on technology and strategy issues for a wide range of large organisations in the United States, Europe, and Australia, and is a frequent speaker on technology and strategic management topics. He has published academic and practitioner-oriented articles and is a frequent contributor to ongoing debates about technology and society. He has been a visiting scholar at Bentley University and MIT Center for Information System Research and given guest lectures and courses at many universities.

Espen writes two blogs

Applied Abstractions (appliedabstractions.com, in English) and Tversover (tversover.com, in Norwegian). He welcomes visits to his virtual office at www.espen.com. In his spare time, he spends time with his family, reads, enjoys wine and avoids physical activity.