Purdue Agile Strategy Lab | Our Team
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Our Team

The Lab is a team effort – with a growing lineup around the Globe!
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Ed Morrison

Lab Director

The founder of the Agile Strategy Lab, Ed’s work has focused on developing new models of strategy specifically designed to accelerate complex collaboration in networks and open innovation. He brought Strategic Doing to Purdue in order to amplify its impact. [FULL BIO]


Scott Hutcheson

Associate Director

A social scientist who has studied and practiced strategy and collaboration since 1992, Scott Hutcheson’s focus is on designing tools and learning experiences related to collaborative, agile approaches for doing complex work. Learn more about Scott’s work. [FULL BIO]


Liz Nilsen

Senior Program Director

As the senior program director, Liz shepherds the expansion of the Lab’s programming and partnerships with other universities interested in deploying Strategic Doing. She also focuses on the development and growth of innovation and STEM education ecosystems.  [FULL BIO]

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Mike Hefferan

Senior Advisor, Australia

Emeritus Professor Michael Hefferan PhD is an academic member of the School of Business at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Previously, Mike was the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) at USC.Mike is also an Adjunct Professor at the Queensland University of Technology. Mike, along with Pam, guides our Australia strategy. [FULL BIO]


Pam Wardner

Senior Advisor, Australia

Pam helps guide Strategic Doing development in Australia. She is a scholar-practitioner who has pioneered the adaptation of Strategic Doing to the Australian context. She earned her PhD in urban economics and economic geography which built on her knowledge and experience as a corporate executive, entrepreneur, and real estate developer. [FULL BIO]


David Allen Moss

Senior Advisor, Brand Strategy and Design

As the Lab’s Design Director and Senior Advisor, David leads brand strategy and design initiatives, with a focus on integrating design thinking, agile strategy and strategic doing methodologies, across all channels and partner projects. He is the founding director of FUTURE Center for Design and Technology Transfer at CIA, Owner/Creative Director of MossMedia and a Purdue alum. [FULL BIO]


Duane Dunlap

Senior Advisor

Duane guides the Lab in our university engagement work. A national leader in university engagement. He holds the rank of full professor in the School of Engineering Technology with responsibilities of research and innovation for the Center of Technology Development. hHe serves the APLU as co-chair of the CICEP Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities Working group..  [FULL BIO]

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Antonino Ardilio

Senior Advisor

Nino guides the Lab’s development of technology and innovation management platforms, frameworks, and tools. He has developed MarketExplorer and TechnologyRadar, two powerful platforms that help companies manage both technology and innovation. Nino heads the Technology and Innovation Management practice at Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart, Germany. [FULL BIO]


Raquel Asencio, PhD

Research Fellow

Raquel is an assistant professor in the Krannert School of Management in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources. Her research explores teams in context, with a focus on the processes and properties that make teams function effectively as part of larger organizational systems. Her research interests include teams, multi-team systems, multi-teaming, collective identity and social network analysis. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology.