Professor David Gann is head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London. He holds the Chair in Technology and Innovation Management a joint appointment between the Tanaka Business School and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. This post enables new research and teaching opportunities to be developed and exploited, linking issues in social sciences and business management with those in engineering, science, technology and medicine.
David’s personal research includes work recently published in Think, Play, Do: Technology, Innovation, and Organization, co-authored with
Mark Dodgson and Ammon Salter, on the intensifi cation of innovation, focusing on ‘Innovation Technology’ (IvT).
A Chartered Civil Engineer, David consults with a number of leading companies,
and is Group Innovation Executive at Laing O’Rourke and Chairman of the Think Play Do Group.