INNOVATION AND ORGANIZATION
Marianna Fotaki holds degrees in medicine, health economics, and a PhD in public policy from London School of Economics and Political Science. Before joining academia in 2003 she has worked as a medical doctor in Greece, China, and the UK, as a volunteer and manager for humanitarian organizations Médecins du Monde and Médecins sans Frontiers in Iraq and Albania, and as the EU senior resident adviser to governments in transition (in Russia, Georgia and Armenia). Marianna is at present a Senior Editor for Organization Studies, and co-directs pro bono an online think tank Centre for Health and the Public Interest a charity that aims to disseminate research informing the public and policy makers (http://chpi.org.uk). Marianna is a Network Fellow at the Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University in 2014-2015.
Dr. Blagoy Blagoev is Lecturer in Organization Studies at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg since April 2018. Blagoy studied Business Administration (B. Sc.) and Management & Marketing (M. Sc.) at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Illinois, USA and received his doctoral degree (summa cum laude) from Freie Universität Berlin in 2015.
Blagoy’s work focuses on the interplay of time and temporality with processes and practices of organizing. Among other things, he has conducted research on the formation and persistence of organizational time regimes, the temporal coordination of organizational routines, and the entanglement of organizational remembering with materiality. Blagoy's current research interests include organizational temporality and new forms of organizing.