Dr Daria Tataj has joined Manchester Entrepreneurship Centre as an Honorary Professor.
Daria's work focuses on Network Intelligence (nIQ), a system-change methodology developing digital competencies at the ecosystem level for innovation and networking. Empowering purpose-driven entrepreneurial people to amplify growth opportunities from the networks they build to innovate better, faster and have long-term resilience.
Daria is the Founder and CEO of Tataj Innovation, a global crowdsourced learning company helping industry and governments innovate better and faster. As a former scientist and author, Dr Tataj has been shaping tomorrow's agenda at the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation and serving as an expert on collaborative innovation.
Dr Tataj holds a PhD from the Polish Academy of Sciences in design and an International MBA from Warsaw University of Technology, London Business School, HEC Paris and NHH Bergen. She has published over 50 academic and non-academic articles and is regularly invited to many business, government, and academic events all around the world.
Dr Tataj has played an instrumental role in setting up a new European Union institution - the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. For six years, as an Executive Member of its founding Governing Board, she fostered entrepreneurship and ecosystem thinking across Europe and helped build the EIT into a multibillion EUR funding institution with a novel governance model.