Aija Leiponen

Aija Leiponen

  • Professor
  • Program Director, Master of Professional Studies
  • Senior Director of Programs, Dyson School

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Faculty Expertise

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Innovation
  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Technology Strategy
  • Applied Economics


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management


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Aija Leiponen's expertise focuses on organizational strategies in innovation, particularly cooperation between organizations. She has studied the organization of innovation through inter-organizational contracts, organizational structures at the firm level, and inter-organizational networks of repeated collaborative innovation, particularly in digital industries. Her recent work has examined the interaction between conflict and cooperation in wireless telecommunication standard development and the nature and implications of markets for (big) data.

Selected Publications

Recent Courses

  • AEM 3220/AEM 5220 - Digital Business Strategy

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Helsinki School of Economics, 2000
  • MS Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, 1993