Arild Aspelund


Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Dr Arild Aspelund is Professor in International Marketing at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management. He was awarded his PhD at NTNU in 2005 in the field of international entrepreneurship. Dr Aspelund’s educational background is primarily from NTNU, but also comprises graduate education from MIT Sloan School of Management (Visiting Fellow Program 2000/2001), Harvard Business School (2001) and École Supérieure de Genié Industriel (1999). Arild Aspelund has a broad range of publications and has contributed with research in entrepreneurship, international business and global manufacturing. However, recent years his research has been focuson on profitable sustainability and how firms can build competitiveness through the green transition. Dr Aspelund also have extensive international experience with visiting scholarships at MIT and Harvard in 2000/2001, Montpellier Business School in 2011, and Cambridge University in 2016. He has also long teaching experience, especially in executive training with more than 20 years of experience in training entrepreneurs and managers.