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Jon Rognes (PhD Stockholm School of Economics, MSc/ Civ Ing Chalmers university of Technology) is affiliated researcher at the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology, and linked to House of Innovation, at SSE. He also takes the position as Deputy Secretary General at the Leading Health Care Foundation, an independent research foundation, linked to SSE, see www.leadinghealthcare.se

Jon  focus his research on various aspects of operations strategy. His fields of interest are; outsourcing (BPO and IT-sourcing), geographically dispersed organizations, AI and operations, healthcare organization and policy.

areas of interest are:
  • Health system organisation and strategy
  • Innovation and implementation in the health care sector
  • IT-sourcing and innovation in the public sector
  • AI in operations - strategies to use and implement various forms of AI tools..

Previous projects:

  • Telecommuting, organizational impact of home based telecommuting (Thesis 1999).
  • Callcenters and service outsourcing.

Previous to joining HHS, Jon has 10  years of experience as a line manager and consultant in the private sector, focusing on operations, implementing Lean, TQM and working with organizational development. He has extensive experience from executive education, mainly linked to SSE executive education since 1999.
During 2004 - 2005 he spent 1,5 years as a visiting professor at Asian Institute of Management, Manila, studying the business process outsourcing sector in south-east Asia. 2000 - 2001 he took a position as a visiting Scholar at Stanford University.

Jon is presently course director and teacher in Operations strategy and Operations management at SSE and previously at Chalmers University of Technology. He also teaches regularly at SSE Executive education, as lecturer and program Director.