Martin Wallin

Professor at Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Martin Wallin is a Professor of Innovation Management and Head of Division at Entrepreneurship and Strategy, at Chalmers University of Technology. He is also an Associate Professor (PD) of Management at ETH Zurich, Switzerland and a Fellow at the Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT). He has held visiting positions at Stanford University and the University of Luxembourg. His research, teaching and advisory activities are in the field of strategic management and innovation, with a particular focus on challenges associated with open innovation and digitalization and the implications for business models and firm strategy. He has experience working with industrial firms and professional service organizations in Scandinavia, Continental Europe and the UK. His paper “Carrots and rainbows: Motivation and social practice in open source software development” (MIS Quarterly, 2012) was nominated as European Research Paper of the Year by CIOnet, the world’s largest community of IT executives. Martin holds a PhD in Technology Management and a MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers and a Dr. habil in Management from ETH Zurich. He is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society as well as a founding member of the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Europe and a co-organizer of the Born Global and Scale Global accelerator programs that target high potential startups in Sweden.

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Showing 22 publications

2018

A problem in the making: How firms formulate sharable problems for open innovation contests M Wallin, G von Krogh, JH Sieg Creating and Capturing Value Through Crowdsourcing

Martin Wallin, Georg von Krogh, Jan Henrik Sieg
Creating and Capturing Value Through Crowdsourcing
Book chapter
2018

The barriers to recruiting and employing digital talent: Observations based on a dozen industrial firms in Europe

Martin Wallin, Linus Dahlander
Harvard Business Review
Magazine article
2018

Strategies for business model innovation: How firms reel in migrating value

Fredrik Hacklin, Joakim Björkdahl, Martin Wallin
Longe Range Planning. Vol. 51 (1), p. 82-110
Journal article
2018

A problem in the making: How firms formulate sharable problems for open innovation contests

Martin Wallin, Georg von Krogh, Jan Henrik Sieg
Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing, p. 127-153
Book chapter
2018

Public Policy for Academic Entrepreneurship: A Review and Critical Discussion

Christian Sandström, Karl Wennberg, Martin Wallin et al
Journal of Technology Transfer. Vol. 43 (5), p. 1232-1256
Journal article
2017

External knowledge and information technology: Implications for process innovation performance

Konstantinos Trantopoulos, Georg von Krogh, Martin Wallin et al
MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems. Vol. 41 (1), p. 287-300
Journal article
2017

The patent management trichotomy: Patenting, publishing, and secrecy

Marcus Holgersson, Martin Wallin
Management Decision. Vol. 55 (6), p. 1087-1099
Journal article
2017

Offensive patent portfolio races

Florian Jell, Joachim Henkel, Martin Wallin
Longe Range Planning. Vol. 50 (5), p. 531-549
Journal article
2008

Var ligger problemet ? Synen på sambandet mellan forskning och kommersialisering i Sverige

Tomas McKelvey, Mats Magnusson, Martin Wallin et al
Forska lagom och vara världsbäst: Sverige inför forskningens globala strukturomvandling, in Benner, M., & Sörlin, S. (Eds.) SNS-förlaget.
Book chapter
2007

The bibliometric structure of spin-off literature

Martin Wallin
RIDE Working Paper Series, Chalmers University of Technology.
Magazine article
2007

Internal venturing: sponsored corporate spin-offs in Sweden

Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand, Martin Wallin
Pellenbarg and E. Wever (Eds.). Routledge, London. International Business Geography: Case studies of Corporate Firms.
Book chapter
2007

Var ligger problemet? Synen på sambandet mellan forskning och kommersialisering i Sverige

Tomas McKelvey, Mats Magnusson, Martin Wallin et al
Report
2006

A man on the inside: Unlocking communities as complementary assets

Linus Dahlander, Martin Wallin
Research Policy. Vol. 38 (8), p. 1243-1259
Journal article
2006

Non-strategic spin-offs: The use of corporate venturing in developing and supporting nascent ventures

Semir Nouria, Martin Wallin
A. Groen, R. Oakey, P. van der Sijde and S. Kauser (Eds.), New Technology-based Firms in the New Millenium. Elsevier.. Vol. V, p. 157-173
Book chapter
2006

Non-strategic spin-offs: The use of corporate venturing in developing and supporting nascent ventures

Semir Nouira, Martin Wallin
New Technology-based Firms in the New Millennium/ R. Oakey,W. During and S. Kauser/ Elsevier. Vol. V
Preprint
2006

Sponsored spin-offs, industrial growth and change

Martin Wallin, Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand
Technovation. Vol. 26 (5-6), p. 611-620
Journal article
2006

Internal venturing: Sponsored corporate spin-offs on new stock markets in Sweden

Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand, Martin Wallin
Preprint
2005

Managing sponsored spin-offs from large firms

Martin Wallin
Licentiate thesis
2004

Non-strategic spin-offs: The use of corporate venturing in developing and supporting nascent ventures

Semir Nouira, Martin Wallin
HTSF (High Tech Small Firm Conference)Conference (May 24-25) in Enschede, University of Twente, the Netherlands
Paper in proceedings
2003

Sponsored spin-offs, industrial growth and change.

Martin Wallin, Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand
RENT (Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business) Conference (November 20-21) in Lodz, Poland.
Paper in proceedings
2002

Corporate venturing as a vehicle to increase renewal and performance: The Swedish experience

J Möller, Martin Wallin
EISB (Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Small Business) Conference, EFMD (European Foundation for Managment Development), Sophia Antipolis, France
Paper in proceedings

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Showing 4 research projects

2019–2022

Open entrepreneurship: a project on collaborative innovation between large and small firms

Martin Wallin Entrepreneurship and Strategy
VINNOVA

2018–2020

4boards.ai: The Challenges of AI for Sustainable and Innovative Corporate Governance

Robin Teigland Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Martin Wallin Entrepreneurship and Strategy
VINNOVA

2017–2018

Evaluation: Scale Global

Henrik Berglund Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Marouane Bousfiha Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Joakim Björkdahl Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Martin Wallin Entrepreneurship and Strategy
VINNOVA

2017–2019

Digitalization and energy conservation: Opportunities, barriers and business models to unlock technological potential

Joakim Björkdahl Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Martin Wallin Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Swedish Energy Agency

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