Dr Henry Lopez-Vega
Academic and research departmentsCentre of Digital Economy, Department of Digital Economy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Henry Lopez-Vega, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the Department of Digital Economy Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Priort to join Surrey Business School, Henry was an Assistant Professor at Jönköping Business School (JIBS), Sweden and a lecturer in the department of management and engineering (IEI–FEK) at Linköping University, Sweden. He has a MSc and a Ph.D. from ESADE Business School, Spain. His research contributes to the burgeoning discussions on the implementation of open innovation at MNCs, digital transformation in mature industries such as manufacturing and the automotive industry, and role of foreign subsidiaries in emerging economies. Broadly, his findings explain how firms design an effective open innovation strategy, search for external knowledge and integrate valuable solutions.