Dr. David V. Gibson is a Senior Research Scientist Emeritus at the IC² (Innovation, Creativity, Capital) Institute, The University of Texas at Austin. In 1983, Dr. Gibson received his Ph.D. from Stanford University with a concentration in innovation management and technology transfer. During 1999-2000, he was a Fulbright Scholar at Insituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal and from 2013-2014 he was Professor II, at the Artic University of the North, Tromso, Norway. He is currently serving as advisor to the Campus Committee on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The University of West Indies Open Campus.
For over 25 years, Dr. Gibson’s research and publications have focused the economic and human development of emerging and developed regions worldwide. Dr. Gibson has been a member of and led regional development studies and projects in South America, Europe, Russia, Poland, Asia, and the U.S. He is a consultant to businesses, academia, and governments worldwide. He is author and editor of 18 books. His publications and research papers have been translated into Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Polish, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Finnish, and Portuguese. Dr. Gibson is currently Chair of the International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation (https://ic2.utexas.edu/ictpi-conf/) and was the founding Director of the International Collaboratory for Emerging Technologies (CoLab) with the Government of Portugal (www.utaustinportugal.org). His recent book publication is The Entrepreneurial University: Context and Institutional Change (2015) Ed. with Professor Lene Foss, The Artic University, Tromso, Norway.