Dr. Ferdinand Jaspers is Adjunct Professor of Innovation Excellence & Entrepreneurship at Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Programme Director at Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (ECE).
He teaches executive education courses and facilitates masterclasses and workshops on innovation excellence, corporate entrepreneurship, new business development, and entrepreneurial start-up and growth. Through this, his purpose is to empower so-called innovation drivers: those corporate (informal) leaders who aim to bring the entrepreneurial talent, processes, and culture of their organizations to the next level of innovation excellence.
Ferdinand adopts an integral perspective on entrepreneurship. He helps you to integrate and move beyond approaches such as discovery-driven planning, disruptive innovation, customer development & lean startup, value-based leadership, business modeling, effectuation, portfolio management, design thinking, and open innovation.
He holds a Ph.D. in technology and innovation management from Rotterdam School of Management.