Andrew is a Senior Researcher and PhD Candidate affiliated with Darden’s Batten Institute. He has a particular interest in understanding the cognitive underpinnings driving teams and organisations that persistently innovate and produce unpredictable solutions. His research projects span from high-growth leadership and growing entrepreneurial ecosystems to studying the cognitive factors driving corporate innovation. He has conducted and presented pilot studies measuring the cognitive impacts of innovation training using controlled trials.
His proposed dissertation investigates the evolution of innovation teams that operate using learned entrepreneurial and design thinking logics. Andrew recently co-authored the book “Solving Problems with Design Thinking: 10 Stories of What Works” with Jeanne Liedtka and Kevin Bennett. He is also responsible for managing the Darden & Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference series. Andrew holds a BA in Economics from Sewanee, and an MSc in International Management from Oxford Brookes University.