Koen Vandenbempt, PhD

Koen Vandenbempt, PhD
  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation
  • B2B Markets
  • Organizational Mindfulness
  • Go-to-Market Strategies


Professor of Strategy at the University of Antwerp (Faculty of Applied Economics) and Antwerp Management School, Belgium

  • Academic Director EMBA at Antwerp Management School (September 2011 onward)
  • Guest professor at GIM (Goa Institute of Management, India and Alliance University, Bangalore)
  • Guest professor at  College of Business, James Madison University (USA)
  • Guest professor at IBS, Moscow (Russia)
  • Independent director of AWDC (Antwerp World Diamond Centre)

Researcher, advisor and management trainer in the field of:

  • Strategy formation, strategic marketing, excellence in management, strategy implementation, business model innovation & organizational mindfulness
  • Industrial markets, supply chain dynamics, service industries, creative industries
  • Experience in the following specific sectors: Construction (architects, specialized engineering companies, installation companies, contractors, wholesalers and product suppliers), Technical and B2B service providers, machine building companies, parts and components suppliers in the metal working industry and steel distribution, high tech companies (system suppliers), 1 tier suppliers to automotive markets, diamond pipeline.

Publications in academic journals:
Journal of Business Research, Journal of Service Management, Human Relations, Technovation, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, Advances in Business Marketing & Purchasing, en Advances in Applied Business Strategy.



All publications

Creative jumpers

Creative jumpers Businessmodellen van groeiondernemingen in creatieve industrieën

Walter Van Andel and Koen Vandenbempt
This information is only available in Dutch.
Creativiteit en een uniek aanbod alleen zijn geen garantie voor succes van ondernemers in de creatieve industrieën. De veranderende context heeft de druk op deze creatieve ondernemers enorm verhoogd.

Dominante denkkaders in de creatieve industrieën in Vlaanderen

Dominante denkkaders in de creatieve industrieën in Vlaanderen

Sofie Jacobs, Walter van Andel, Marieke Huysentruyt, & Annick Schramme
This information is only available in Dutch.
Dit onderzoeksrapport kadert in de opdracht van het Flanders DC - Antwerp Management School Kenniscentrum om Creatief Vlaanderen meer ondernemend te maken. In het rapport worden de dominante denkkaders van de Creatieve Industrieën in Vlaanderen in kaart gebracht.

Studie Creatieve Industrieën in Vlaanderen

Creative Industries in Flanders Mapping and economic analysis

Alain Guiette Sofie Jacobs Annick Schramme Koen Vandenbempt
This study report is part of the mission of the Flanders DC - Antwerp Management School Centre of Expertise to make Creative Flanders more entrepreneurial. In this context, the value networks were initially mapped for each sector, as well as their economic impact.


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