Christoph Johann Stettina
Action Based Researcher
Christoph Johann Stettina is the founder of the Agile for Excellence initiative at the Centre for Innovation at Leiden University. Agile for Excellence helps organizations to excel in research and innovation with agile team based project management methods, through research, advice and education.
Christoph serves as consultant at the Centre for Innovation, providing access to knowledge on ways of working and technology. Christoph began his professional career in 2004 at Nokia where he worked on mobile phone and automotive connectivity related software systems in Bochum, Germany. After finishing his master’s degree in Trondheim, Norway he moved to The Hague, where he worked as a project officer and research associate at the Center for Technology and Innovation Management. With education in management and computer engineering Christoph has a wide range of experience in management of research and innovation projects with a passion for challenges and technology.
Christoph earned a master's degree (German: Diplom-Informatker, MSc) in Computer Engineering at FH Dortmund, as well as a master's degree (MA) in Project Management completed at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He is closely following developments in agile and iterative methodologies and the human aspects of innovation project management.