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Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Edinburgh

Marina Candi is Professor at the Reykjavik University Department of Business Administration and Director of the Reykjavik University Center for Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is also Professorial Fellow at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Her research interests include innovation management, design, experience-based innovation, social innovation and technology. Before entering academia, she worked for about 20 years in industry in the IT sector, first as a software developer and later in executive management positions.


  • 2018–present
    Professorial fellow, University of Edinburgh
  • 2004–present
    Professor, Reykjavik University


  • 2008 
    Copenhagen Business School, PhD