Background and activities

Currently, I work as an innovation advisor at St. Olavs hospital, Universitetssykehuset i Trondheim (

I have defended my PhD at NTNU. My research focused on innovation strategy and innovation management. I'm particularly interested in how organizations can think new or differently, and improve their innovation processes. In addition to my research, I have taught courses both in innovation and engineering.

Languages: English and Norwegian.

Interests: Innovation, research, skiing, hiking, tennis, and pretty much anything outdoors.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Schultz, Joseph Samuel. (2017) Managing innovation processes in eldercare: Lessons from Norwegian municipalities. 2017. ISBN 978-82-326-2301-3. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (2017:114).