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Dr Ekene Okwechime

About
Dr Okwechime got his PhD in 2018 from Glasgow Caledonian University. His doctoral thesis explored the impact of big data on problem solving for the creation of smart cities. He also has some experience in management consulting and has worked in Big4 firms such as Deloitte and KPMG. He is also an Associate Editor in New Space: The Journal of Space Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Research interests

  • New space – space commercialisation and entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship – early stage startups
  • Technology and innovation management – smart cities, open innovation and problem solving
  • History and philosophy of science and technology
  • PhD Management, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • MSc Management, University of Glasgow
  • BA (Hons) History, University of Benin
  • PG Cert, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Okwechime, E. and Johnson, D. (2021), “Book review”, . Journal of Management History, Vol. 27 No. 4, pp. 598-600.
  • Okwechime E., Duncan P.B., Edgar D.A., Magnaghi E., Veglianti E. (2021) Smart Cities: A Response to Wicked Problems. In: Magnaghi E., Flambard V., Mancini D., Jacques J., Gouvy N. (eds) , vol 36. Springer, Cham.
  • Okwechime E., Duncan P.B., Edgar D.A., Magnaghi E., Veglianti E. (2021) Big Data: An Introduction to Data-Driven Decision Making. In: Magnaghi E., Flambard V., Mancini D., Jacques J., Gouvy N. (eds) , vol 36. Springer, Cham.
  • Johnson, D. & Okwechime, E. (2017). Corporate venture adventures in the UK Public Sector: the role of entrepreneurial leadership in organisation learning. Public Service Innovation Conference (PUBSIC), Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Lillehammer, Norway. November 2017.