Kristin Bentsen

PhD Research Fellow

School of Business
Department of Business, Marketing and Law
Campus Vestfold (C3-95A)
Kristin Bentsen started her PhD in 2016 after her completion of her master in innovation and management at University College of Southeast Norway (HSN). Her research interests lie in innovation management and entrepreneurial marketing.



Master Degree in Innovation and Management from University College of Southeast Norway (HSN)  

  • Major in Innovation Management
  • Thesis on retail business model innovation

Bachelor Degree in Sociology from Buskerud and Vestfold University College (HBV) 

  • Major in innovation


Marketing Management, BI Norwegian School of Management

  • Media and communication

University of Malaga

  • Language and culture



Patterns and practices of innovation in Norwegian service firms. Pedersen,P.E.,Brandstad. Aas,T.H., Bentsen,K., Brandstad,A. SNF Report No 7/15. Center for Applied Research at NHH

Innovating for Trust. Business model innovation in the retail industry: a service system perspective. Pedersen, P.E. Solem Apenes, Birgit. Bentsen, Kristin. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017.

Nye Forrtetnigsmodeller i Handelen, Innovasjon for en bærekraftig fremtid. Radikal forretningmodellinnovasjon i varehandelen. Solem, A.A Birgit. Bentsen, Kristin og Per Egil Pedersen, 2017