Kristin Bentsen

PhD Stipendiat

Institutt for økonomi, markedsføring og jus
Campus Vestfold (D3-100)



Norwegian (Native)

English (Fluent)

Spanish (Fluent)



Master Degree in Innovation and Management from University College of Southeast Norway (HSN)  (2016)

  • Major in Innovation Management
  • Thesis on retail business model innovation (Obstacles to and drivers of retail business model innovation - a regional study of

    Vestfold's retail system)

Bachelor Degree in Sociology from Buskerud and Vestfold University College (HBV) (2014)

  • Elective Courses

Elective courses:

  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • Current Issues in Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Multicultural understanding and communication
  • Service Innovation

Marketing Management, BI Norwegian School of Management ( 2003)

  • The evolution of The Market Economy
  • Media and Communications

University of Malaga

  • Elective courses
  • Language and Culture (2002)


Proffesional Experience

  • Student Assistant in ML-INN 4000 Innovation (HSN)
  • Research Assistant on VIVANT (HSN)
  • Spanish teacher (Horten Secondary/ Upper Secondary School)
  • Research Assistant on MISSING : Measuring innovation in service systems-indicators on new ground) (HSN)




Patterns and practices of innovation in Norwegian service firms.

Per Egil Pedersen, Tor Helge Aas, Kristin Bentsen, Are Brandstad SNF Report No 7/15.

Centre for Applied Research at NHH.