Short Bio Paul Iske (1961)

Paul Iske is professor Open Innovation & Business Venturing at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University.
Furthermore, he is speaker and consultant in the area of innovative, sustainable and smart business models.
To raise understanding for the complexity of the world in general and innovation in particular, Paul developed the Institute of Brilliant Failures, striving for fear reduction, so that people are not to experiment and to share their learnings from endeavors that didn’t meet the expectations.
He is Chairman of the Dutch-Norwegian Business Network, aiming to support the creation and realization of mutual business, scientific and social opportunities between the Netherlands and Norway.
Paul has been Chief Dialogues Officer and Head of Innovation Centre at ABN AMRO Bank as well as Senior Research Physicist at Shell.

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