Petri Ahokangas

Director, Professor
Business models, Strategy, Internationalization, High technology

Martti Ahtisaari Institute
Oulu Business School

Professori Petri Ahokangas

Petri Ahokangas was born in Kannus in 1966, received his PhD in Economics in 1998 from the University of Vaasa and has worked in industry and in various research and teaching positions, including as a professor of international business. He is Associate Professor of Software Business at the University of Oulu and Professor of New Digital Business at the University of Oulu School of Economics.

Ahokangas is an international and new business researcher specialising in high technology, digital business and especially in the connectivity sector (5G and 6G solutions and services) from the perspective of business models, ecosystems, strategies and internationalisation. He has participated in several national and international projects and has a significant number of international scientific publications. He has been a Director of the Martti Ahtisaari Institute from October 2022.

In his teaching, Petri Ahokangas has focused on strategic management, international business and entrepreneurship. Among other things, he has been an EMBA instructor and lecturer in business management for a long time.

Petri Ahokangas has over 170 scientific and other publications.

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