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Mike Hatrick Global Head of IP Strategy and Portfolio at Volvo Group Trucks Technology


Mike Hatrick has 25 years industry experience in the fields of aerospace, warehouse logistics, climate change and most recently trucks and construction equipment.

He worked as an aerospace designer and product developer for 10 years before making the transition from innovator into innovation manager.

Since then he has been striving to put innovation theory into practice in four different organizations and industries, and is a 10 year veteran of the Front End of Innovation conference.

He is currently writing a book entitled “Chasing Innovation” about what it is really like to be an innovation manager, and how theory doesn’t always match-up with reality.

Originally from Northern Ireland he has lived in the UK, Switzerland and now Sweden.

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