Kehinde is a trained economist who values knowledge generation and transfer in its different facets. He believes in a just and sustainable society. His primary research interests lie in the economics of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge exploration, which includes open innovation, creativity & knowledge management; firm strategy & growth. As an Open AIR Queen Elisabeth Scholars – Advanced Scholars Fellow, he is researching how encompassing female role can drive innovation across the board. He enjoys collaborative research and has a growing academic interest in international & development economics, gender economics, economic geography, and econometrics. He is a member of the German Economic Association (Verein fur Socialpolitik—VfS), the International Joseph Schumpeter Society (ISS) and AfricaLics. He has presented his research outputs at different international conferences and has been published in notable journals.