The founder of SAMSONOWA & Partners is Tatjana Samsonowa, a highly qualified specialist in the field of innovation management, associate professor at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University and Innopolis University, and the head of strategic research programs at SAP.
Since 2012, Tatjana has been the founder and managing director of IPERF, the International Institute for the Management of Research and Innovation Effectiveness. Prior to founding the institute, Tatjana was responsible for innovation and strategic collaboration between the research divisions of SAP and Intel, IBM, Cisco, HP, Microsoft and the Fraunhofer Society.
Tatjana has developed a best-of-breed R&D performance management methodology in collaboration with research units from companies such as ABB, EMC2, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Phillips and Deutsche Telekom.
Tatjana is one of the co-founders of the startup OWN.space, which develops a cloud platform for collaboration between people and agents with artificial intelligence.
In 2011, Tatjana received her doctorate in Business Informatics from Darmstadt Technical University.