Associate Professor II

PhD from NTNU. He is a graduate (MSc) from the NTNU School of Entrepreneurship (2007) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Main responsibilities within teaching, supervising, and mentoring students and new venture projects at the NTNU School of Entrepreneurship and the Engage centre. Mathisen’s research activities are focused on the field of academic entrepreneurship and commercialisation of technology. His research is published in peer-reviewed academic journals, and he is an active contributor in the public discourse within his field of expertise. His doctoral dissertation received the 2018 Heizer Doctoral Dissertation Award in New Enterprise Development as the first-ever Scandinavian.

Mathisen has long work experience as an entrepreneur, manager and consultant from a variety of industries. He is a serial entrepreneur, and is currently the CEO of the Norwegian technology company Appfarm AS (