II. BOR Conference Invited Speakers

Adnan ul Haque Dr.
University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK
Adnan ul Haque is a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Wales TSD-London. His doctoral research investigates the impact of varying occupational stressors on the organisational commitment of teaching and non-teaching (administrative) staff working in public universities in Pakistan and the UK. He holds a Master’s degree in HRM from the University of Sunderland and MPA-HRM with distinction from the Universty of Karachi. He is an on-line mentor and research supervisor at Oxford Brookes University for BA (Hons) students working on final research projects. He also gives guest lectures at different institutions and presents keynote speeches at international conferences. He is an HR consultant to logistics firm in Canada.
Andreas Kuckertz Prof. Dr.
University of Hohenheim, Germany
Andreas Kuckertz is professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Hohenheim and managing director of the University's Institute for Marketing and Management. He is the president of FGF e.V., Germany's leading academic association for entrepreneurship, innovation and SMEs. Andreas Kuckertz serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, the Journal of Small Business Management, Management Review Quarterly and the Journal of Business Research. After graduating in media and communications, business administration and philosophy at the Universities of Marburg and Leipzig (M.A. 2001), he finished his doctoral studies in 2005 at the University of Duisburg-Essen with a thesis on venture capital finance. In 2011 he completed his professorial qualification (‘Habilitation’) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His research on various aspects of entrepreneurship, strategy, and innovation has been published in journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing or Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
Panos Milios Dr.
DIAN TRAINING and Management, Greece
Panos Milios is DIAN’s E.U. programmes coordinator working in this field for more than 20 years. He has studied Physics, has a PhD in Meteorology, Research work in Biometeorology, very long experience in teaching pupils, teachers and adults and he is the author of 10 books for students in physics and mathematics and 7 books on E.U. issues. He has developed a non formal training programme for students in order to complete the formal syllabus in the secondary schools. This programme is in use by Private Educational Institutions in Greece. He is member of the Board of Directors of the European Organization E.V.B.B. (European Association of Institutes for Vocational Training). Finally, he is organizing for Institutions and Organizations of the Private and Public Sector, in nine (9) Countries, Educational and Training Activities for Students, Teachers and Researchers.
Wolfgang Schabereiter Assoc. Prof. Dr.
FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Wolfgang Schabereiter is senior lecturer at the FH Joanneum GmbH, an University of applied science in Styria/ Austria. At the University he is employed at the IT-department in Kapfenberg, which consists on four different studies (software development, internet technology, IT security and internet law and management). His research areas are laying in the fields of entrepreneurship, especially on IT start-ups and effects of digitalization of workplaces. He holds a Master degree from the University of Vienna/ Vienna, where he studied political science and a Master in HRM from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern/Germany. Beside teaching students at the University he gives lectures to companies in the field of innovation management.
Sinan Tandogan Dr.
Head of Entrepreneurship Support Group in Technology and Innovation Support Programs Directorate at TUBITAK, Turkey
Sinan Tandogan is working as the Head of Entrepreneurship Support Group in Technology and Innovation Support Programs Directorate at TUBITAK. His responsibilities are focused on design and coordination of new policy instruments to support nationwide technological entrepreneurship, commercialization of academic and industrial research, mentorship and venture capital funding. Dr. Tandogan is currently the Program Manager of “TUBITAK-1601 Support Program for Capacity Building in Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, “TUBITAK-1512-Entrepreneurship Multi-phased Support Program”, “Industrial Innovation Network Support, SAYEM” and Program Coordinator of GEF-UNIDO CleanTech Turkey Program. He acts as the steering committee member of several European ERANET projects including Electro-Mobility Europe and M.EraNet. He regularly participates in evaluation and review processes for the European Framework Programs since 2012.
Mahmut Tekin Prof. Dr.
Selcuk University, Turkey
Prof. Tekin had Bachelor's, Master and PhD degrees in Business Administration. He became an Assistant Professor in 1987 at the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Selçuk University. Then he became Associate Professor in 1989 and professor in 1995. Since then he has been working as a professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Selcuk University. He is currently the Director of the Selcuk University Regional Development Research and Application Center and the Head of the Department of Production Management and Marketing.
Angelo Tomaselli Assist. Prof.
Amsterdam Business School, Netherland
Angelo Tomaselli is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at Amsterdam Business School (The Netherlands). His research focuses on entrepreneurship, lending techniques, venture capitalists, the role of information signals (reputation and legitimacy) in project-based venture performance and investments, with a particular focus on the creative industry. He acquired the Ph.D. in Management (track in banking and finance) and a postdoctoral research fellowship at the management department of University of Bologna (Italy). He has been visiting researcher at the Management and Technology Department of Grenoble Ecole de Management (France). He has been a reviewer for the entrepreneurship and organization divisions of Academy of Management Conference (2016). He has been an ad-hoc reviewer for Long Range Planning Journal. He participated in the professional development workshops organized by the Journal of Management Studies (2016) and Strategic management society (2016). He has published on Journal of Economic Surveys. His papers have been accepted to Druid Conference (2016), Egos Conference (2016), Oxford Reputation Symposium (2017) and Academy of Management Conference (2016 and 2017). He acts as an advisor for film producers and distributors (participation in the Film Festival of Cannes 2017).