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Marius Trandheim Kristiansen

PhD Research Fellow

9I259 ( Universitetsveien 19, Kristiansand )

Entrepreneur with international experience. 

My academic background includes a BSc Political Science with the University of Oslo and a MSc International Marketing & Management with BI - Norwegian school of management and ESCP Paris.

My entrepreneurial background includes completing the Norwegian school of Entrepreneurship and 10+ years of experience in start-ups / entrepreneurship, ranging from ideation to funding, participating in incubators and government support programs and international expansion.

My professional background is in management consulting, primarily within strategy and operations in the retail industry

Research interests

Innovation Management

"Digital Technologies enabling Business Model Innovation in Manufacturing" in cooperation with SFI Offshore Mechatronics

Courses and teaching

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)


Work experience

- 2020 -          PhD Fellow - UiA - Innovation Management

- 2011 - 2022 General manager and founder of BAD NORWEGIAN AS

- 2011 - 2022 Business consultant - strategy and business development - Trandheim Utvikling AS

- 2007 - 2012 Business Consultant - Frost Nordic

- 2005 Internship - Maxum - South Africa's leading business incubator

- 2000 - 2002 The Norwegian Armed Forces - Peacekeeping Force - KFOR IV and KFOR V

Academic interests

Servitization / Digital Servitization

Digital transformation

Business model innovation

Blockchain / distributed ledger technologies

General outreach

2021 - ISPIM Valencia - Paper presentation

Last changed: 25.10.2022 11:10