I hold a doctoral degree (econ.) from the University of Vaasa (Finland) and MSc degree (philosophy) from the Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona (Spain).
I work as an Assistant Professor in the School of Management at the University of Vaasa. I focus on strategic management, servitization, and digital transformation among technology companies.
My LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tuomas-huikkola-7823ba4/?originalSubdomain=fi
I teach both in Bachelor and Master level courses. I am responsible for the courses "Business Development in Practice" and "Research Update in Strategic Management" in the EPAS-accredited program Strategic Business Development.
Homepage of the program: https://www.univaasa.fi/en/for/student/programmes/master/strategic_business_development/
My special interest is in smart solutions, and the strategic, dynamic, and relational capabilities of technology companies. I have published in a number of journals, including Industrial Marketing Management and Research-Technology Management.
Please see my ResearchGate profile from here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tuomas_Huikkola
Most recent peer-reviewed publications
Hasselblatt, M., Huikkola, T., Kohtamäki, M. & Nickell, D. (2018). Modeling Manufacturer's Capabilities for the Internet of Things. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing 33(6), pp. 822-836.
Huikkola, T. & Kohtamäki, M. (2018). Business Models in Servitization. In Kohtamäki, M., Baines, T Rabetino, R., & Bigdeli, A. (eds.) Practices and Tools for Servitization - Managing Service Transition. Palgrave-MacMillan.
Huikkola, T. & Kohtamäki, M. (2016). Solution Provider's Strategic Capabilities. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing 32(5), pp. 752-770
Huikkola, T., Kohtamäki, M. & Rabetino, R. (2016). Resource Realignment in Servitization. Research-Technology Management 59(4), pp. 30-39.
Huikkola, T., Ylimäki, J. & Kohtamäki, M. (2013). Joint learning in R&D collaborations and the facilitating relational practices. Industrial Marketing Management 42(7), pp. 1167-1180.