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Gordon Adomdza


Dr. Gordon Kwesi Adomdza is a Senior Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Ashesi University, Ghana, and was recently an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, USA.

Adomdza graduated from University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2008 with a PhD in Management of Technology, where he also received an MASc in Management Science and an MA in Applied Economics. He has an Advanced Marketing Diploma from CIM London and is also a graduate of the University of Ghana, where he received a BA (Hons) in Economics.

Adomdza’s research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurial opportunity discovery and validation, as well as the ideation stage of the new product development process. He has published papers in leading journals exploring the nexus between the entrepreneur and an opportunity through the lens of the discovery and exploitation process for new ideas. He also has a developing interest in sustainable and hybrid business models for social innovations.