Dr. Daria Tataj, Founder of Tataj Innovation, is a renowned innovation strategist. Her approach to innovation through NetworkThinking™ helps develop growth strategies for companies, cities and entire countries.
A trusted government advisor, Dr. Tataj is the Chairwoman of High-level Advisors to European Commissioner for Science & Innovation, and in this role she leads the policy reflection on €100 billion Horizon Europe budget.
Dr. Tataj played an instrumental role in re-defining European innovation ecosystem as the founding Board member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. The EIT through Knowledge and Innovation Communities created hundreds of start-ups and thousands of jobs.
Author and speaker, she is often invited to give keynotes around the world. During her post-doc at the University of Michigan she started working on a book ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A Growth Model for Europe Beyond the Crisis’, later endorsed by Prof. Manuel Castells, as ‘the fundamental, innovative book that will reshape the way we think about innovation.’
In her non-profit work, Dr. Tataj serves on a number of boards and acts as a jury member and mentor for startups. A founder of Vital Voices Chapter in Poland, she was honored with the title “Social Innovator 2014”.
Daria currently works in Warsaw and Barcelona, where she opened Tataj Innovation Studio as a lab to develop NetworkThinking™ – a leadership ‘skill box’ to help restart, scale-up and accelerate growth through the power of networks.
Dr. Daria Tataj, a global thought leader recognized by the World Economic Forum, trusted advisor to top executives, cities and governments, presents an engaging and inspiring view and shares her hands on experience how to create vibrant innovation communities.
She answers the question how to work across silos, unleash growth through a power of networks and solve complex problems together.
Innovation through Network Thinking™
"I enjoyed the keynote by Dr. Daria Tataj during the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, an engaging view of how to build networks, communities and ecosystems. I hope she will inspire our members at AMEC how to rethink business model strategies for the network economy."
"Our innovation agency Innovation Norway connects Norwegian businesses with European partners. The workshop with Daria Tataj on network thinking inspired me to build better partnerships across Europe."
"My key takeaway from Daria’s speech is a powerful reminder that building networks should start with oneself. I will shamelessly apply her tips ☺"
'Our tech crowd at the MIT Technology Review conference was really engaged in learning about Network Thinking. Daria did a great job in helping understand how to unleash the power of networks.'