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Robin Teigland

Professor, Technology Management and Economics

Areas of Expertise

Digital transformation • Circular economy • New Business models • Artificial Intelligence • Value Creation Ocean opportunities • Future of work

areas of expertise

About Robin

Robin Teigland (Ph.D.) is Professor of Strategy and Management of Digitalization in the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Division at Chalmers University. Originally from the USA, she has been living and working in Sweden since 1992, and is a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Robin has been named as one of Sweden’s most influential women, consecutively from 2017 - 2019, by the Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer. She is also often referred to as Sweden’s Dr. Digital.


Robin holds a Bachelor's in Economics with distinction from Stanford University, an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, where she subsequently became Professor of Business Administration, with a specialization in Strategic Information Systems Management. 


She has a wide variety of international work experiences, such as venture capital in Silicon Valley, a management consultant for McKinsey & Company in Sweden and Spain, an entrepreneur in Norway, a stock brokerage in Spain, production operations for Esso in Chile, and international banking in the USA.


Robin is the Director of Ocean Data Factory Sweden, Sweden's first national ocean data lab, which promotes innovation based on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to ocean data. Furthermore, she is an impact entrepreneur, working to develop a blue circular economy in Peniche, Portugal under the Peniche Ocean Watch Initiative and her startup, Ocean Tech Hub LDA.


Speaking Topics

  • Digital Transformation of Society & Future of Labour

  • Corporate Governance & Artificial Intelligence Leadership

  • Building an AI Innovation Ecosystem

  • Blockchain: Driving the Circular Economy

  • Leading in a Networked World

  • Scenario Thinking

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