Prof Dr Joop Halman
Professor, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Johannes (Joop) I.M. Halman is a Professor in Innovation Processes at the University of Twente. He also holds an endowed Schlumberger chair in Technology and sustainable development at the University of the Netherlands Antilles. During 2001 he was also a Visiting Research Professor at University of Washington, School of Business Administration, at the Center for Technology Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Seattle and from 2006-2011 a visiting professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Slovenia.
Joop Halman earned an MSc in Construction Engineering from Delft University of Technology, an MSc (cum laude) in business studies from Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University and a PhD in Technology Management from Eindhoven University of Technology. His research interests are in the field of Innovation Management, Technology Entrepreneurship and Risk Management. He has advised international firms like Philips Electronics and Unilever on the world wide implementation of risk management strategies within their innovation processes. Prior to his academic career, Joop Halman worked for several years in practice. As a project manager and senior management consultant he has initiated and conducted several construction, (re) organization and innovation projects.
Besides his work at the University, Joop Halman is also involved as a chairman of the Board of Intent (a Foundation promoting research and education in the field of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation processes), Chairman of ABC Consulting (Foundation facilitating research studies at the Netherlands Antilles), Chairman of the scientific committee of PRIMO (Public Risk Management Organization) and Chairman of the Palm Music Foundation.
Halman has published about 150 scientific articles, mostly in international refereed scientific journals.