Vesa Puhakka

University of OuluFinland

Dr. Vesa Puhakka is Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and Vice Dean for Education at the Oulu Business School, University of Oulu. He is doing research especially on entrepreneurship and new venture creation trying to understand the emerging mechanisms of becoming an international entrepreneur, opportunity-creating processes and growth of new ventures and as well strategy practices of new ventures. The Academy of Management and the NFIB Education Foundation awarded his doctoral dissertation for outstanding research in the fields of entrepreneurship and independent business in 2003.

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