Bio: Ilse Svensson de Jong is a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management with a focus on innovation measurement and control systems at the Faculty of Engineering LTH, Lund University. She obtained her Master in International Business, specialized in Accounting and Accountancy, at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Simultaneously she worked on her Master Study in Management of Technology at Lund University and at CBS Copenhagen, where she was guided by amongst others Jan Mouritsen. The preferred research method is thereof mixed, combining both quantitative and qualitative methods.
As a practitioner, she has been working as a business controller at Unilever and SSAB. Moving back to Skåne she revised her career and continued on an entrepreneurial pathway, leading to an appointment as head of Alnarp Incubator.