Pieter Ballon

Prof. Dr. Pieter Ballon

Pieter Ballon is manager of IBBT iLab.o, the lab and expert centre for open innovation in ICT, based in Flanders, Belgium. He is also leader of the Media, Market and Innovation research group at IBBT-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Formerly, he was senior consultant and team leader at TNO (the Netherlands).

Pieter holds a PhD in Communication Science and an MA in History. He specialises in business modelling, open and user-centric innovation, and the mobile telecommunications industry. He has been involved in numerous national and international R&D projects in this field, and has published widely on these topics.

In 2006-2007, he was the coordinator of the cross issue on business models of the Wireless World Initiative (WWI), that united 5 Integrated Projects related to future wireless systems in the EU 6th Framework Programme. In 2009, he was elected Secretary of the European Network of Living Labs.

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