Is an expert on innovation networks, a social science entrepreneur & Keynote Speaker
Dr Daria Tataj is an expert in Innovation and empowers entrepreneurs through Network Thinking, a methodology based on 15+ years of Daria’s research done in collaboration with Prof. Manuel Castells. Prof. Castells endorsed her book ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ as a fundamental book that will reshape the way we think about innovation. He now acts as an advisor to Tataj Innovation.
Daria’s research impacted Europe’s innovation ecosystems. She is one of the architects of the EIT (European Institute of Innovation & Technology) and EIC (European Innovation Council), two key funding institutions for entrepreneurship and disruptive innovation in Europe, as well as a mission-oriented policy approach. Daria held senior roles as a Chair of Advisors to EU Commissioner for Research, and WEF’s Digital Leader in 2017. She founded Vital Voices Chapter in Poland and is currently an Advisory Board Member of two do-tanks: Re-Imagine Europa in Paris and Digital Future Society in Barcelona
Dr Daria Tataj, a global thought leader recognized by the World Economic Forum, and a trusted advisor to top executives, cities and governments, presents an engaging and inspiring view and shares her hands-on experience on how to create vibrant innovation communities.
She answers the question of how to work across silos, unleash growth through the power of networks and solve complex problems together.
"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.'