Department of Strategy and Innovation

PhD fellow

Carolyn Rutherford

Carolyn Rutherford is a Ph.D. Fellow at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization (SMG) at Copenhagen Business School and in the Development of Newly Established Firms in an Entrepreneurial Environment. With over 7 + years in small, creative industries and early growth companies, Carolyn has developed analytical and practical skills in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. Carolyn is interested in the intersection of creativity, entrepreneurial processes and societal impact. She received an honours degree from Trinity College Dublin in Business Studies and Political Science and a masters in Organisational Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Design Strategy from Copenhagen Business School.

Primary research areas
  • Entrepreneurial behaviour
  • Strategic decision-making
  • Learning processes in incubator contexts
  • Startup ecosystems 
  • Design thinking 
  • Studio-based pedagogy
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