Mikkel Draebye

Mikkel Draebye is an Associate Professor of Practice of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at SDA Bocconi School of Management. 

At SDA Bocconi, he is the Coordinator for MBA Entrepreneurial Projects and a Tutor in Università Bocconi’s Start-Up Incubator SpeedMiUp. He is also a member of the Core Faculty at SDA Bocconi Asia Center in Mumbai. He conducts research, education and consulting projects for major players in the transportation, financial services, energy and food industries.

Currently, he is doing research into the area of corporate entrepreneurship and innovation and he is actively present on blogs where he comments on other academic themes such as Start-Up entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, strategic management, sports management, corporate social responsibility, non-market strategies and business ethics. More specifically, he is working on three main topics: entrepreneurship, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship and strategic management in sports organizations.

He is the author of several books, book chapters, articles and cases, including Start-Up Entrepreneurship – The SMART Way, “Return of the Entrepreneur – Towards a better corporate entrepreneurship definition and taxonomy”, “Strategic Management in Sports Governing Bodies”, Strategic Management of Cultural Institutions.. He forms part of the Scientific Entrepreneurship Committee “ESIC Market” and of the board of directors of some journals, such as Sport, Business & Management and Emerald. He has been a Visiting Professor in leading universities, including Chulanlongkorn University in Bangkok and Nyenrode Business Universiteit in Breukelen (Netherlands).

Mikkel earned a degree in Political Science and an MSc in Political Science from Aarhus University (Denmark), an MBA from Università Bocconi and a Ph.D. from LIUC in Castellanza (Varese, Italy).