Henry Lopez-Vega, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Jönköping Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University, Sweden. Prior to join JIBS, he was a lecturer in the department of management and engineering (IEI–FEK) at Linköping University, Sweden. Henry has a MSc and a Ph.D. from ESADE Business School, Spain. Henry's research contributes to the burgeoning discussions on the implementation of open innovation, digital innovation and foreign R&D investments. In his research about open innovation, Henry has studied firms such as Philips, Swarovski, Natura Cosmetics and their strategies to search and integrate knowledge; renewal of corporate strategy; and benefits of science-based and market-based partners. In his studies about digitalization, Henry is studying the effect of digitalization in the automotive, forest and media industries using cognitive and institutional theories. Finally, Henry’s research about R&D investments focus on innovation strategies of MNEs in emerging markets. For example, one project is studying how and when did the Brazilian economic crisis affect innovation activities of subsidiaries, from Swedish MNEs, in Brazil. Until now, Henry’s research has been published in leading innovation journals such as Research Policy, Journal of Product Innovation Management, R&D management. In Sweden, he received research funding from Vinnova, Riksbanken, STINT, Wallenberg and Wallander foundations.
Google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.se/citations?user=GS48TbkAAAAJ&hl=sv
Silveira, F., Sbragia, R., Lopez-Vega, H., Tell, F.
Determinants of reverse knowledge transfer for emerging market multinationals: The role of complexity, autonomy and embeddedness
Revista de Administração, 52(2), 176-188.
Podmetina, D., Soderquist, K., Dąbrowska, J., Hafkesbrink, J., Lopez-Vega, H.
Industrial needs for open innovation education.
Anne-Laure Mention, Arie P. Nagel, Joachim Hafkesbrink, Justyna Dąbrowska
Innovation education reloaded:
Nurturing skills for the future : The open innovation handbook
(pp. 42 -60).
Lopez-Vega, H., Celadon, K., Sbragia, R.
Öppen innovation på tillväxtmarknader.
Nicolette Lakemond & Fredrik Tell
i teori och praktik
(pp. 55 -74).
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Lopez-Vega, H., Tell, F., Gillmore, E.
Subsidiary role change during a local economic crisis: A sensemaking approach.
80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 7-11, 2020, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Ots, M., Lopez-Vega, H., Johansson, A.
Stretching the knowledge boundaries of the firm: How local newspapers reinvent organizational practices in a digital world.
European Media Management Association Conference, "Media Management and Actionable Knowledge: The Relationship between Theory and Practice", Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus, June 5-9.
Lopez-Vega, H., Lakemond, N., Garnica, L., Hashiba, L.
Open Innovation in Emerging Markets and New Capabilities Generation.
The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM), ISPIM innovation conference, 17-20 June, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dabrowska, U., Podmetina, D., Albats, E., Lopez-Vega, H., Teplov, R.
Where lies the difference between open innovation adopters and non-adopters?.
77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, August 4-8, 2017..
Lopez-Vega, H., Markowska, M., Izquierdo, E., Caicedo, G., Lasio, V.
Value creation in mid-range emerging economies: Exploring SMEs strategies.
31st Anniversary of The Business Association of Latin American Studies Annual Convention, April 9-12, 2014, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.