Håkan Ozan
Who am I?
I am a researcher, a manager, an entrepreneur, a martial artist, a world champion, a father and a spouse. Professionally my main focus is on innovation leadership and the future of digital, researching all aspects of innovation management to create future methods for practical use, hence bridging theory and practice.
Connect with me?
As an innovation management enthusiast I am always interested in getting in touch with people who wants to initiate mutual research projects, collaborate around innovation management practices in general, or firms who are just need front-end consultancy support. Send me a message through my contact form or hook up on Linkedin or Twitter and I'll get back to you in no time.

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M.Sc. Computer Science from Stockholm University.
B.Sc. Business Economics from Stockholm University School of Business.
High school diploma (grade 4,9 out of 5,0) from Tibble Gymnasium.

Other training and certificates

Certified Innovation Manager by the European Innovation Management Academy.
Certified in Global Project Management (GPM) by CSC.
Certified in ITIL Foundation by EXIN.
Muaythai World Champion
K1 world championships finalist
Kickboxing world championships bronze medalist
Nordic Kickboxing Champion
1996 – 2014
Kickboxing 3rd Degree Black Belt


Here is a selection of some of the assignments I have been engaged in. I have been researching IT use and open innovation since 2005 and I have been active in martial arts since 1987.
April 2016 – now
I am the CEO of innovation management research consultancy bureau Novelty Quest.
April 2014 – April 2016
I spent two years as the Studio Director of the Uppsala research studio within RISE Interactive, a governmentally owned Swedish research institute. The studio focuses on applied research in innovation management, open innovation and social informatics.
Sep 2011 – April 2014
2011 until 2014 I was the Director of the Swedish IT User Center, a research center at the Institution for Informatics and Media at Uppsala University.
Oct 2012 – Jan 2014
I spent almost 1,5 years as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Brotherhood Network Media Pvt Ltd in Kolkata India, building a social media platform.
Apr 2007 – Sep 2011
Almost 5 years were spent as Innovation Manager Sweden and Strategy Consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation.
Jan 2005 – Dec 2006
I spent two years as IT strategist at the Executive Office at the City of Stockholm.
Aug 2004 – Mar 2007
CEO of Intelligentor Research & Technology AB.
March 2009 – ongoing
I was President of the Swedish Kickboxing Federation for 7 years.
Feb 2012 – ongoing
CEO of Supremacy Promotions, the company running Supremacy League.
Jun 2013 – ongoing
President of the Mixed Martial Arts Association of Bengal.
Jun 2013 – ongoing
President of the Bengal Kickboxing Association.
Nov 2012 – ongoing
Member of the IT Council of the Swedish Sports Confederation.
Aug 2010 – ongoing
President of OneChai Muaythai & K1 in Stockholm.


Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information about my work. I am pretty much always digitally available.

Email: hakan@ozan.se
Phone: +46 708 858585

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