IU’S International Faculty To Give Public Lecture In Nairobi

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Visiting top, internationally-known Professor Nicolai Pogrebnyakov from Denmark will be the guest speaker at a public lecture to be held at Nailab in Nairobi on Monday, September 17, 2012.

The one day workshop/public lecture will run under the theme, "Hot ICT trends and their impact on organizational business practices."

Professor Pogrebnyakov is a faculty member at Inoorero University teaching Executive MBA program in Leadership and International Business Development.

Currently, Professor Pogrebnyakov is the assistant professor at the Department of International Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School where he teaches and performs research in the areas of crowd sourcing, technology substitution, mobile technology and collaborative innovation.

Professor Pogrebnyakov received his PhD in Information Sciences and Technology from Pennsylvania State University, USA, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Belarusian State University for Informatics and radio electronics.

He is also an experienced researcher and consultant from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, and Learning Navigator at State College, PA, USA.

Professor Pogrebnyakov has authored several publications such as Building innovation subsidiaries in emerging markets: the experience of Novo Nordisk, Institutional distance and the internationalization process: the case of mobile operators, Journal of International Management among others. He has also prepared a numbers of research reports and done various presentations at international conferences and symposiums.